The project aims to contribute to the achievement of better and decent living conditions for the child population with disabilities of informal settlements. The three (3) year project is implemented in partnership with the Italian Development Cooperation, No One Out, Call Africa and Deaf Empowerment Kenya (DEK). The following outcomes will be achieved through the project:

  1. Improved quality of service of the Health Centres on the prevention of disability and on early diagnosis of disability in children 0-5yrs, accessibility for persons with disabilities and the referral system of cases of disability
  2. Strengthened rehabilitation services for children with disabilities (0-18) through community-based rehabilitation (Group Therapy and Parental Skills)
  3. Improved awareness of families about disability and increased active participation in advocating for children with disabilities’ rights.
  4. Economic inclusion of families with children with disabilities
  5. Educational inclusion of children with disabilities (0-5) in 30 ECDCs.
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The rule is person first and not the other way round; persons with disabilities & not disabled people, the Deaf, a person with visual impairment, a child with autism/with down syndrome; use words that don't reinforce prejudice. #DisabilityEtiquette #ZeroBarriers4PWDs @jamokibaki https://t.co/TNFvDHwSeY

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