Children with disabilities have limited opportunities to get an education. Aside from the stigma associated with disability, many disabled children do not have the proper assistive devices such as wheel chairs, prosthetics, reading glasses and hearing aids to enable them attend school on a regular basis. CBM exists to make it easier for children with disabilities to go to and stay in school. Support us today and give 300 children a brighter future by helping them stay in school.
Close to 2 million people are disabled in Kenya. Of these, the large majority are children under the age of 18. Many of these children are unable to attend school due to their disabilities, and yet interventions are available to help them live normal lives. Due to extreme poverty, many of these children are unable to access basic services and interventions and end up missing school all together. Without any education, these children are doomed to a life of poverty.
The project will provide disabled children with the support they need to attend school: 70 physically disabled children will be provided with crutches, braces and walking frames 50 cataract surgeries will be conducted to prevent the children from going blind 100 hearing assistive devices will be provided to the children 5 schools will be provided with teaching aids and assistive devices 5 facilities will be provided with medicines and antibiotics
The poorest of the poor will be able to access life changing medical services Children's lives will be changed by allowing them to access school, get an education, interact with their peers and develop normally Academic performance will improve significantly, giving them better prospects for the future Livelihoods of members of society will be restored so that they can be productive again The society benefits from better educated and well adjusted children