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Welcome to Albinism Society of Kenya

Don’t just stare-ASK

About Us

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:

  • Awareness Raising to enhance their Confidence & Self-esteem
  • Advocacy and Lobbying.
  • Socio-economic Opportunities $ Empowerment.
  • Economic Empowerment.
  • Access to Education & Training.
  • General Management of their Health.

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:

  • The Creation of Awareness of their Rights.
  • Social Inclusion.
  • Socio-economic Opportunities $ Empowerment.
  • Provision of Sunscreen lotion & Prescription glasses.
  • General Management of their Health.

How Can You Help Us

Partner With Us

You can Support Albinism Society Of Kenya by submitting your donations through M-pesa.

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Become a Volunteer

If you would like to volunteer with albinism society of Kenya, please get in touch with us.

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Scholarships

We assist the needy students persons with the albinism who have been abandoned neglected in the society.

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Events

30Nov
Mr & Miss Albinism Kenya Beauty Pageant 2018

Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya.

23July
Global Disability Summit London 2018

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London

Recent News

The First Ever Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa 2018

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 only

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A Big Thank You from the ASK Chairman

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 Ukur

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First Ever Mr And Miss Albinism East Africa 2018

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 and

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