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  • The nuns dedicated to educating deafblind children in Uganda

    The nuns dedicated to educating deafblind children in Uganda

    7 November 2013  |  17 comments  |  Last comment on 29 April 2017  |  Posted by Stevie Kent

    Programme Manager Stevie Kent visited our Uganda programme in October and spent a day visiting the deafblind unit at St Marks VII School in Bwanda.

  • Expanding our services in Peru

    Expanding our services in Peru

    31 October 2013  |  0 comments  |  Posted by James Thornberry

    Just over a week ago James Thornberry went to visit our office in Peru and to meet with Government officials to talk about the expansion of our work in South America.

  • A commitment to leave no one behind

    A commitment to leave no one behind

    28 October 2013  |  0 comments  |  Posted by Lucy Drescher

    It is essential for the estimated one billion people with disabiliies people in the world that they are not forgotten in what follows on from the MDGs and today the UK Government showed that they share this ambition.

  • Supporting deafblind children in Kenya

    Supporting deafblind children in Kenya

    24 October 2013  |  20 comments  |  Last comment on 13 December 2017  |  Posted by Edwin Osundwa

    Edwin Osundwa, our Country Representative in Kenya, writes about a project to develop a curriculum for deafblind children who are not in school.

  • Inclusive education in Peru

    Inclusive education in Peru

    18 October 2013  |  169 comments  |  Last comment on 22 November 2017  |  Posted by Steve Rose

    Steve Rose, Head of Children's Services at Sense UK, writes about his visit to Lima to address the Peruvian Ministry of Education's International Conference on Inclusive Education.

  • Beyond the Millennium Development Goals

    Beyond the Millennium Development Goals

    2 October 2013  |  0 comments  |  Posted by Lucy Drescher

    Fifteen per cent of the world's population lives with a disability (World Health Organisation World Report on Disability 2011), yet in the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) there isn't a single mention of disability.

  • Journey to Nairobi

    Journey to Nairobi

    1 September 2013  |  23 comments  |  Last comment on 21 October 2017  |  Posted by Leona Forsyth

    New Sense International Trustee Leona Forsyth writes about her visit to our Kenya office.

First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 18 September 2014