Braille Proposed Post 2015 Development Goals by the UN

Launch of Interactive and Universally Accessible versions of the High Level Panel Report around the UN General Assembly (Sep 2013) The report of the High Level Panel on the post-2015 agenda was presented to the UN Secretary General in May 2013 and has informed debates on the new global development agenda across the globe. Five new versions of the Read more about Braille Proposed Post 2015 Development Goals by the UN[…]

A visit to the Kilimani Primary School, Nairobi, Kenya

October 2013 Lady Kenyatta, wife of the current President, visited the Kilimani Primary School with Kim and Paul Polman to learn about how the school embraces blind and visually imaired students, and how they teach Braille literacy. At Kilimani students learn to read braille through a series of activities.  The school has about 45 blind Read more about A visit to the Kilimani Primary School, Nairobi, Kenya[…]

Friends recount recent Kilimanjaro climb to raise awareness of KBT

  Holding up the flag is Shaegan and friends (Kasmir, Satch , Aruna) Climbing mount Kilimanjaro was a big undertaking and one of the most challenging things I have done. This was a very personal journey for me, but when I heard about the KBT through Unilever and the work that Paul Polman was doing Read more about Friends recount recent Kilimanjaro climb to raise awareness of KBT[…]

Announcing our 5 Year Anniversary campaign and fundraising event

To mark its 5th Anniversary, KBT has initiated a campaign so as to increase awareness on the plight of blind children in accessing education in Kenya. In addition, KBT targets to raise funds for every school child in Kenya to have a braille machine (currently priced $770 each).  There are currently 650 school children who don’t have access Read more about Announcing our 5 Year Anniversary campaign and fundraising event[…]