Today, we’re continuing this work by improving local health services, training doctors and eye surgeons, and making sure eye care is available for everyone.
We’re also working to eliminate several neglected tropical diseases in Kenya: we distribute medication to help control the spread of blinding trachoma, and educate local communities about the importance of hygiene and cleanliness to prevent diseases spreading.
Finally, our inclusive education programmes in Kenya aim to make sure children with disabilities are able to go to school. We raise awareness in communities about disability rights, and train teachers so they have the specialist skills needed to teach children with disabilities.
How an evaluation tool to assess children’s development has been adapted for young children with disabilities in Kenya.
In Nigeria and Kenya, two innovative education projects are enabling children with disabilities to reach their potential.
We’re working with partners in Kenya to give young people the skills and practical experience they need to begin a career in IT.
Meet Samson, a trachoma surgeon who’s saving people’s sight by performing pop-up operations and outreach in remote communities in Kenya.
Schools in Kenya, Ethiopia and Guinea are using educational board games to teach children about the importance of good hygiene to help eliminate trachoma.
The Global Labor Program, part of the Inclusive Futures initiative, aims to increase the inclusion of people with disabilities and improve labour rights at two large Kenyan companies.