• Radio Advocacy ensued a job for a Youth with Disability

    By Faustine Chepchirchir A Youth with disability has landed a job following a radio advocacy show at Niusline TV. The radio show aired on February accentuated on the competitive advantage of disability inclusive employment saw Unice Musau garnering a job after successfully completing her internship at the media house. Speaking...

  • Deaf Queen Blossoming in the Acting Industry

    By Faustine Chepchirchir As a young girl, Videliz Njoki, was her father’s darling. The two were Siamese twins, inseparable, and wherever the dad was so was the daughter. At the age of 5, as it was their norm, the little princess accompanied her dad to run errands in Nairobi town,...

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    Hope For Persons With Disabilities Amid Looming Recession In Employment

    by Moses Mugadia Persons with disability have historically faced low employment rates with only a few of them accessing formal employment. Currently, the COVID19 pandemic has hit hard the healthcare systems with no spare on global economies. Closing of businesses from small, medium to large enterprises has made restructuring the...

  • Raising Disability Employment Awareness At Work

    Compiled by: Ngao Mwavuna Gather ideas from your company’s disability-focused employee resource group (ERG). If your company doesn’t have an employee resource group, contact info@andy.or.ke to start one. An ERG can help in identifying resources, disability training gaps and get referrals. Collaborate with an Organization of Persons with Disabilities (DPO)...

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    Access To Education For Persons With Disabilities

    By William Lenjo Education is a right entrenched in the Kenyan constitution as portrayed by Article 53(b) of the Kenya Constitution 2010. It guarantees the right to free and compulsory basic education for every child. Article 54 targets Persons with disabilities (PWDs) and states that they have a right to...

  • Through the eyes of a caregiver

    Mama Blessing, a caregiver to a child with Cerebral Palsy highlighting challenges facing caregivers of children with disabilities in Mathare by STEPHEN OMONDI There is a lot that goes into being a caregiver. A lot of things that would seem so ordinary to ordinary folks but often to most caregivers...

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