“I want to show that people need not be limited by physical handicaps as long as they are not disabled in spirit.” Dr. Stephen Hawking Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa celebrates 10 years of educational services for blind and visual impaired learners in East & Southern Africa. We work to ensure that every child has access Read more about Serving Learners with Visual Impairment for 10 years and beyond…[…]
Monkey magic, a Japanese registered charity associated with Mr. Koichiro Kobayashi, a renowned world champion in rock and mountain climbing will from 12th to 16th March 2018 train blind learners on rock climbing in Nairobi, Kenya. The new sport to be introduced and tried in Kenya targets 100 learners with visual impairments drawn from Thika Read more about Rock Climbing Training for Visually Impaired Children in Kenya[…]
Koichiro Kobayashi, a blind Japanese Paraclimber has won yet another gold in rock climbing. Kobayashi was one of the blind climbers who scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2005 when Kilimanjaro Blind Trust was founded. Congratulations to Koba, and enjoy the video of his climb!
Kilimanjaro Blind Trust has hit and surpassed the 11,000 Brailler repair marking since its inception in 2005. We’re very proud to report that a total of 11,207 repairs were reported in Kenya Uganda and Tanzania as at the close of the second quarter 2015. This means that Braillers which would have been otherwise broken and Read more about 11,000 Braillers Repaired. . . . and counting![…]
Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa (KBTA) Trains Technicians on Mobile Short Code Reporting Process KENYA: Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa conducted 2 days training for 30 school-based Braille Repair Technicians on the use of its new Mobile Short Code reporting platform. The process entails use of an ordinary mobile phone. Technicians access the platform for free through their Read more about Our new SMS tracking system[…]