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!
KBTA just kicked off its Africa Campaign with another highly successful annual launch event on Friday, June 24th, which has already made the Nairobi News headlines thanks to the participation of comedian Churchill and pop band Sauti Sol. Here’s the full article: Churchill, Sauti Sol join campaign in aid of visually impaired students – Nairobi News Comedian Churchill and Read more about Churchill, Sauti Sol join campaign in aid of visually impaired students and help KBTA hit the Nairobi News[…]
They say that kindness is a language that the blind can see. Our mission at the Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa is to speak, and teach, this language to those that need it the most – the visually impaired. But we can’t do it alone. The Perkins Brailler is a typewriter for the blind, and in Read more about Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa invites you to share in our vision[…]
A huge thanks to Erik Weihenmayer for the recent post on his blog about the KBT! When a group of friends and I joined together to form Kilimanjaro Blind Trust in 2005, we hoped to increase access to basic equipment that would allow blind and visually impaired children in East Africa to live a more Read more about Erik Weihenmayer on KBT[…]
How terror-bombing survivor is turning wheels of fate. Watch the full interview with Douglas below: Source: The Scoop Episode 72 Douglas Sidialo | Africa24 Media There are different ways to react to a devastating setback. Some people crumble in the face of adversity and withdraw into their own world to deal with their loss. Read more about KBT Africa Board Member Douglas Sidialo interviewed by The Scoop[…]