Grace Wakio Mwasaru is a married woman from Rong’e ward in Taita Taveta County living with Albinism. She is a mother of two children who don’t have albinism. Grace is one of the beneficiaries of our Linda Ngozi program and awareness campaign program. It is through the albinism society of Kenya campaigns that have seen
Skin Cancer is a great danger to persons with Albinism and when it strikes, many are not able to get medication. It’s recommended that they apply and reapply sunscreen with an SPF of 50+, UV-protective sunglasses, a hat, and UV-protective clothing when they go outdoors. Without melanin, skin is more susceptible to sunburn and skin
Yesterday albinism Society of Kenya under one of its programme dubbed ‘Imarisha Masomo’ paid school fees for fourteen students across the Country. The programme covered one student in pre-Unit, four students in primary school, six students in secondary school, and four students in university/colleges. Parents who accompanied the students today in Albinism Society of Kenya
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 those with disabilities,
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 beaten in a mob ‘justice’. In the process, his eye was injured and
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
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.