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It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to our website. The albinism Society of Kenya is a National civil society organization in Kenya that strives to improve the lives of Kenyans with albinism through measures such as awareness creation, lobbying and advocacy, policy and legislative work, provision of income generating micro-finances, provision of sunscreen and eye care services, prevention and treatment of skin cancer (Basal cell carcinoma), promotion of access to education for learners with albinism among other activities.
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By Mercy Ndirangu Albinism Society of Kenya was privileged to visit the Mpesa Academy, world class mixed secondary school located in Thika. The team took time to learn from the best on quality education, under the leadership of its visionary CEO Mr. Les Baillie. The school is all-inclusive with students from various backgrounds such as[…]
By Mercy Ndirangu It started as a misfortune back in 2000 where he had lost his eye after being involved with a group of armed robbers in Nairobi. His ‘siku ya mwizi ni Arubaini,’ came in 2001 where he was caught and he was caught up in a mob ‘justice’. In the process, his eye[…]
By Mercy Ndirangu They are stories of testimonials of what transpired after the first ever Mr. and Miss Albinism 2016. Donald Kisombe and Nancy Njeri are now working with Safaricom Limited under Albinism Society of Kenya Job placement program dubbed, “Ninaweza Kazi”. How has your unemployment Journey been? My name is Donald Kisombe. My journey[…]
By Mercy Ndirangu It was a fateful day for George Kazungu’s, a thirteen year boy; family after they woke up to find their son dead. George passed on 28th January 2016 following the ongoing doctor’s strike. George Kazungu was diagnosed with skin Cancer in June 2016 and later admitted to Kenyatta National Hospital. This was[…]
By Mercy Ndirangu It was yet another great news for albinism society of Kenya (ASK) after Kenya film classification board (KFCB) partnered to help create awareness on issues to do with albinism. This comes after the KFCB chief executive officer Dr. Ezekiel Mutua attended the first ever Mr. and Miss Albinism Kenya on 21[…]
Am Mark Titus one of the happiest finalist of past first evert Mr. and Miss Kenya albinism 2016 beauty pageantry. Born from a humble family, I’m 24 years old, a Christian a holder of an advance diploma in import/export procedure and above all a great enemy of discrimination and social oppression towards people with Albinism.[…]
By Mercy Ndirangu Born and raised in Machakos County, Assumptah Mbithuka was among the among the top 20 finalists who participated for the first ever Mr&Miss Albinism Kenya 2016 which was organized by the Albinism Society of Kenya. “The awesome beauty pageant event meant a lot in my life for it was another eye opener[…]
This is an initiative established by a young man of educating one Person with Albinism at a time. He calls out other people who are able to do so to follow suite.
Currently educating over Sixty five (65) Pupils and students across the Country from Kindergarten, Primary, Secondary to University level.