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COVID-19 and Therapy for Children with Disabilities: A Dialogue Series

COVID-19 and Therapy for Children with Disabilities: A Dialogue Series

On Wednesday 3rd June, 2020, The Action Foundation and Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) convened an online dialogue on Therapy Support for children with disabilities in Informal Settlements Amidst COVID-19. The webinar was moderated by Lydia Chege, the...

COVID-9 and Therapy for Children with Disabilities: A Dialogue Series

COVID-9 and Therapy for Children with Disabilities: A Dialogue Series

On Wednesday 20th May, 2020, The Action Foundation and Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE) convened an online dialogue on Therapy Support for children with disabilities. The webinar was moderated by Lydia Chege, the Research, Assessment & Partnerships...

Leaving No One Behind in Covid-19 Response

Leaving No One Behind in Covid-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a range of challenges to the disability community across the world, particularly those in low resource communities. In these unprecedented and challenging times, we all have a role to play in supporting vulnerable communities This...

Coloplast  Comes through for our Ibuka Program Mentee Angeline

Coloplast Comes through for our Ibuka Program Mentee Angeline

The Action Foundation (TAF)'s Ibuka program was established to enhance the livelihoods, dignity and resilience of under served women and girls with disabilities. During a follow up  visit to one of our partner schools, we sought to check on the progress of mentees in...

Celebrating our very own!

Celebrating our very own!

For a long time, The Action Foundation (TAF) has always strived to help children with disabilities living in urban informal settlements, to thrive despite the physical and/or intellectual challenges they face. In the same spirit, TAF also stands with the parents of...

Like A Phoenix! – Story of Sabeti Mmboga

Like A Phoenix! – Story of Sabeti Mmboga

52-year-old Sabeti Mmboga was born in the rural areas of in Sabatia County, Kenya. From these humble beginnings, the first-born daughter of an uneducated farmer, Sabeti would grow with the hope of having her own family to take care of. She loves the imagination of her...

Let’s stand up for our friends, regardless of their disability.

Let’s stand up for our friends, regardless of their disability.

It’s play time just a few minutes past 4PM at St. John Primary school, located in Kibera’s Silanga village. A few boys from class 7 can be seen gathered together outside their classrooms and are playing one of the innovative games for boys their age. Dressed in their...

A Father’s Determination

A Father’s Determination

In most African homes, a successful child is associated with the father, while one considered unsuccessful belongs to the mother. However, the story is different for one Robert whose son Samuel is living with a disability, his dedication and commitment towards his...