This is Andy
Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) is a National Disabled Persons Organization (DPO) working at all levels of community with the involvement of persons with disabilities to bring about positive change. We were founded by and for children and youth with disabilities in Kenya.
ANDY is dedicated to achieve equality, inclusion, and empowerment of children and youth with disabilities in Kenya through main streaming this group into all aspects of daily life. ANDY is a unique initiative that provides an inspiring environment for people with different types of disabilities and people without disabilities to work together.
Our MissionTo enhance the life prospects of children and youth with disabilities through education and sustainable livelihoods.
| Special Initiatives
Through this pillar, our organization takes on strategic projects where we have sufficient competencies and the delivery of the projects directly or indirectly contributes to our vision while positively impacting the lives of children and youth with disabilities in Kenya.
Through this pillar, we also collaborate and partner with other like-minded organizations to implement projects that have mutual objectives and contributes to furthering our vision and mission.Know More...
| Quality Education and lifelong learning opportunities
ANDY works to advance access to education for children and youth with disabilities both within the inclusive,integrated and special school settings,while emphasizing the need for educational facilities to be accessible in promotion of inclusive education.
We see education as the biggest liberator for persons with disabilities and thus an important investment in children and young people with disabilities.Know More...
| Sustainable Livelihoods
ANDY empowers youth with disabilities with entrepreneurial and employability skills to enable them earn a sustainable income and therefore lead independent lives as well as contribute to national development.
We look at livelihoods not only as economic activities that people engage in,but also their social ,institutional and organizational environment .Our work in this area focuses on both human capital ( skills,knowledge,health and ability to work) and social,natural,physical financial and political capital.Know More...