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  • Organisation

    Kenya Union of the Blind (KUB) is the national organisation of the Blind and Partially Sighted. KUB contributes to the advocacy and adoption of the Persons with disability Act (PDA) 2003 which is by far the most progressive piece of disability legislation witnessed in Kenya. KUB mobilises the disability movement to shaping the referendum that birthed the constitution of Kenya (CoK) 2010. KUB’s contribution in the constitution reforms process was realised when CoK 2010 recognised Braille and Sign language as communication modes in public and government circles.

    • Organisation

      Kenya Union of the Blind (KUB) is the national organisation of the Blind and Partially Sighted. KUB contributes to the advocacy and adoption of the Persons with disability Act (PDA) 2003 which is by far the most progressive piece of disability legislation witnessed in Kenya. KUB mobilises the disability movement to shaping the referendum that birthed the constitution of Kenya (CoK) 2010. KUB’s contribution in the constitution reforms process was realised when CoK 2010 recognised Braille and Sign language as communication modes in public and government circles.

    • Project

      National Action on the Book Famine project pilots actions to trigger and support the implementation of the Marrakesh treaty in Kenya, which has direct demeanour to improve quality of education for learners and trainees with visual impairments. The project contributes to the global efforts on inclusive and equitable education as provided for on SDG No. 4 and the National Education Strategic Sector Plan (NESSP 2018-2022) anchored on vision 2030.

      The project supports national and county level pedagogy interventions which delivers both policy stakeholder engagement and service delivery outputs within Kenya’s special needs education (SNE) space. Inclusive education is a priority on Kenya’s action plan and agenda arising from the recently concluded Global Disability Summit (GDS) in London held in July 2018.

  • Project

    National Action on the Book Famine project pilots actions to trigger and support the implementation of the Marrakesh treaty in Kenya, which has direct demeanour to improve quality of education for learners and trainees with visual impairments. The project contributes to the global efforts on inclusive and equitable education as provided for on SDG No. 4 and the National Education Strategic Sector Plan (NESSP 2018-2022) anchored on vision 2030.

    The project supports national and county level pedagogy interventions which delivers both policy stakeholder engagement and service delivery outputs within Kenya’s special needs education (SNE) space. Inclusive education is a priority on Kenya’s action plan and agenda arising from the recently concluded Global Disability Summit (GDS) in London held in July 2018.

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