Objectives

  • To enhance access to quality education for the deaf
  • To enhance access to information, services and resources available in the community

  • To collect, document and disseminate information related to hearing impairment.
  • To lobby and advocate for the rights and interests of hearing impaired children.
  • To promote research related to deafness and hearing loss.
  • To promote guidance and counseling services for hearing impaired children and their families.
  • To supplement the efforts of the Kenya government to meet the needs of children with disabilities.
  • To promote the institutionalization , development and use of Kenyan sign language (KSL).
  • To collaborate and network with all stakeholders working for the welfare of hearing impaired children.
  • Generally to do anything that may be conducive towards the attainment of the foregoing objectives.
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Achievements

  • KSDC has constructed equipped and furnished over 30 full-fledged schools for the Deaf in the country.
  • The Society has provided over 20 other schools with infrastructure development, bursary support or other related assistance
  • KSDC has sponsored thousands of needy Deaf children through their primary, secondary and tertiary education
  • The Society has carried out extensive research into causes, prevalence and prevention of deafness in Kenya and engaged in wide ranging intervention measures
  • KSDC has built a strong network of parents through which substantial empowerment of families of the Deaf has been carried out.
  • The Society is the leading supplier of hearing aids and audiological equipment in the country.
  • The society is leading champion in the fight for rights of hearing impaired children including initiating legal intervention towards enforcement of specific rights.
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News And Events

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