Students receive their own Perkins Braillers

Three university graduates in Kenya have received their own Perkins Brailler from the Kilimanjaro Blind Trust to help them further their education and find employment. They have each kindly written letters to the KBT about what Braillers mean to them and how Braillers have affected their lives. For example for Emma, “Life changed soon after Read more about Students receive their own Perkins Braillers[…]

Best friends summit Kilimanjaro for the KBT

 Their story begins in late 2001 on a muddy rugby pitch under the canopy of the Swiss Alps where they played in opposing high school teams. Fast forward to the first day of freshman year at the University of Richmond. To their utter surprise, there they were – both moving boxes into the exact same Read more about Best friends summit Kilimanjaro for the KBT[…]

Integrated Approach to Braille Literacy, An Update on KBT’s progress

The Kilimanjaro Blind Trust, with its partners, has been setting up an integrated approach of providing new Braille machines to institutions where there are not enough for each blind student to have his or her own machine. The Trust has also run training programs to prepare more repair people so that a machine can be Read more about Integrated Approach to Braille Literacy, An Update on KBT’s progress[…]