Don’t just stare-ASK
We are a National not-for-profit Civil Society Organization (CSO) established to bring together and assist people with albinism (PWA) to live dignified lives through:
The Albinism Society of Kenya is non-governmental organization which is a disabled persons organization [DPO] which was formed in June 2006 from a meeting organized by Catherine Nyambura, Rick Guidotti, in collaboration with African Braille Centre and Kenya Society for the Blind. Aiming at bringing together all persons with albinism in Kenya, this meeting was unique in its sense. For the first time in the Kenyan history persons with albinism came together to share their experiences in living with albinism; stories of stigma and discrimination, of living as a minority group in cultures and societies that are ignorant of their Rights, needs and condition. It was behind this backdrop that, this meeting resolved to form an organization that would...
ASK exists to facilitate access to accurate and authoritative information about albinism and to provide a place where people with albinism and their families, in Kenya, can find acceptance, support and fellowship. We do this through:
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The 30th day of November 2018 saw the first ever Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa beauty pageant being held at Kenyatta International Convention Centre. The beauty pageant, full of pomp and colour, brought together thirty participants-come-models with albinism from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The event offered the selected models a platform to not onlyRead More
I take this opportunity to thank all who found time to be with us during the FIRST EVER Mr and Miss Albinism East Africa pageantry and talent event that we held on Friday 30th November 2018 till 1st Dec 2018 at KICC Comesa grounds. To begin with, I wish to thank CS’s Amb Gov UkurRead More
Albinism Pageant Carries a Serious Message A groundbreaking beauty pageant chose the first Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa in Kenya’s capital. People with the hereditary condition have faced discrimination, violence and even murder. One contestant, Elizabeth James of Tanzania, said she had been forced to change schools as a child when people, staring andRead More