Kenya

Deaf Organizations in Kenya
Deaf Religious Organizations in Kenya
Parents' Organizations in Kenya
Cross-Disability Organizations in Kenya
Deaf Schools in Kenya (Rift Valley)
Deaf Schools in Kenya (Eastern)
Deaf Schools in Kenya (Central)
Deaf Schools in Kenya (Nyanza)
Deaf Schools in Kenya (Western)
Deaf Schools in Kenya (Nairobi)

Deaf Schools in Kenya (Coast)
Deaf Schools in Kenya (North Eastern coast)
Deaf Vocational & Secondary School Programs in Kenya


Deaf Organizations in Kenya

Central Kenya Region Deaf Development Group
Provincial Level Organization
Chair P.Mwangi
centralkenyaregiondeaf_d@yahoo.com  
[info confirmed w/third party]

Deaf Community Development And Relief Service
P.O. Box 28125-00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile:  +254 723 327 519  +254 723 327 519
dcdrs2007@yahoo.com  
[info confirmed w/Harvest Mission]

Deaf Youth of Kenya
Mr. Tom Okiki Ndede, Committee Member Representative
ndekitom06@yahoo.com.uk

Development of Deaf Opportunity International (DDOI)
Gigiri, U.N. Road
P.O. Box 63285
Muthaiga, Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile: 0733 388 924,
0720 780 423,
0722 993 969
ddoi_kenya@yahoo.com  
[info from kenyadeafnet.org site]

Eastern Kenya Deaf Initiative and Network Group (EKDING)
Physical Address:
Nguviu House, 1st Floor, Room No.17 Embu
Mailing Address:
Po Box 1103-60100,
EMBU-Kenya,East Africa
Phone: +254 721 310 719
ekdigfcoo@gmail.com
jacobireri78@gmail.com    

Global Deaf Connection
2901 38th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55406
United States of America
Phone: (612) 724-8565
TTY: (612) 724-8565
Fax: (612) 729-3839
travel@deafconnection.org  
http://www.deafconnection.org  
Description: Works to improve the quality of Deaf education in developing countries through the use of their native sign language. Works in Kenya, Jamaica, and DR Congo.

Kenya Deaf Resource Centre
http://kenyadeafnet.org/  
Description: Provides information on deafness for people in Kenya. Last updated in 2007. Lists some deaf organizations and deaf schools in Kenya.

Kenya Deaf Welfare Society
P.O. Box 13756, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: 254 0721564672,
254 0725765220
kenyadeafwelfaresociety@yahoo.com  
kendeafweso@gmail.com
Description: The Kenya Deaf Welfare Society is a charitable organization with the main objective of empowering deaf people in Kenya.
[info confirmed w/org]

Kenya Federation of Deaf Teachers
P.O. Box 11 Maseno
Mobile/SMS:  +254733476351  +254733476351 (Text)
kfdeafteachers@yahoo.com  
[Info confirmed w/org & KNAD]

Kenya National Association of the Deaf (KNAD)
PO Box 28507-00100 GPO
Nairobi
chairman@nadkenya.org
http://www.nadkenya.org
Description: This grassroots deaf organizations works to develop sign language; promote HIV/AIDS awareness to deaf people; and caters to the welfare of Deaf women in Kenya.
[Info confirmed w/org]

Kenyan Sign Language Interpreters Association (KSLIA)
kslia_chairman@yahoo.com  
http://www.kslia.blogspot.com  
Description: KSLIA is working toward establishing a training program and certification process for its membership. Its mission is to elevate the standards of sign language interpreting in Kenya.
[info confirmed w/KNAD]

Kenya Sign Language Research Project (KSLRP)
University of Nairobi-Kenya
8-4-4 Building, Ground Floor
P.O. Box 22024-00400
Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya Society for Deaf Children (KSDC)
Bible House 2nd Floor
Langata Road
P.O. Box 42306-001002
Nairobi, Kenya
Description: The oldest organization in Kenya working with deaf children.
[confirmed w/KNAD]

Liverpool VCT
Deaf HIV Awareness Team
Washington Opiyo Sati (the deaf manager) -
P.O. Box 19835-00202
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: 020 271 4590,
271 5308
Fax: 020 272 3612
Mobile: 0733 333 268,
0722 203 610
0724 256 026
washington@liverpoolvct.org (Reaches deaf manager)
enquiries@liverpoolvct.org (For general Liverpool VCT inquiries)  
Description: Delivers HIV and sexual and reproductive health services to groups with special needs including survivors of sexual violence, deaf people, men who have sex with men, youth, and sex workers. The manager who works with the deaf community is Washington Opiyo Sati.

Makena Deaf Women Initiative
imakenadeafwomen@yahoo.com

National Federation of Deaf Women Empowerment Network Kenya
J.Aska-fdwomen@yahoo.com  
[info confirmed w/third party]

Nyeri Deaf Self Helf Group
Local CBO within Nyeri town Constituency
Current chair: Ms Rahab Wairima.
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this organization]

Nairobi Association of the Deaf
P.O. Box 22024-00400
Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi Family Support Services (NFSS)
P.O. Box 21128-00505
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: 020 574 550
nfsskibera@yahoo.com

National Children in Need Network
P.O. Box 3059-00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile: 0722 310 178,
0722 965 201

Regional Deaf Youth Awareness Project
P.O. Box 39134-00623
Nairobi, Kenya

Sahaya Deaf Kenya
Jacquilyn Odwesso
PO Box 11972- 00100 Nairobi Kenya.
Phone:  254-0720-695-072  254-0720-695-072
SMS:  254-0733-646-817  254-0733-646-817
odwesso@sahayakenya.or.ke  
info@sahayakenya.or.ke  
http://www.sahaya.org/deaf  
Description: To enhance awareness, prevention, support levels, and participatory skills of the Deaf community towards informed choices on sexual health. Via their website, you can download the Deaf Peer's Education Manual (PDF format, 6.4 Mb), which can be used to educate deaf people about sexual issues and HIV/AIDS.
[OIPS has received conflicting information on whether Sahaya is still functioning. Please contact us if you have updated information. In the meantime, their website is still worth exploring for its resources on sexual health for deaf people.]


Deaf Religious Organizations in Kenya

Harvest Mission Deaf Church
P.O.Box 28125-00200
Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile:  +254 723 327 519  +254 723 327 519
deafgos@yahoo.com  
[info confirmed w/org]

Immanuel Church for the Deaf
Deaf Ministries International
Ken Banco House
7th Floor
P.O. Box 50805-00200
Nairobi, Kenya
missiontodeaf@yahoo.com  
http://www.deafmin.org/countries/kenya.html  
Description: This church is run by a deaf pastor, Josephat Mulongo. In addition to its religious services, it also serves as a social center for the deaf community in Nairobi.
[confirmed w/KNAD]

Kaaga Deaf Church (Methodist Church in Kenya, MCK)
Meru, Kenya
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this organization]
Description: The Kaaga Deaf Church runs a work project for Deaf people. It is run by a deaf Pastor, Rev. Margaret.
[Info confirmed w/KNAD]

Muslim Deaf Association
P.O. Box 11211
Nairobi, Kenya

Sense International (East Africa)
PO Box 53597
00200 Nairobi
Kenya
Tel/Fax: +254 (0)20 3755 128/9
info@senseint-ea.org  
https://senseinternational.org.uk/our-work/kenya
Description: Sense International works with deafblind people in developing countries so they can communicate, connect, interact, and flourish. Its East Africa office works with partner organizations in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Youngnak Presbyterian Church of the Deaf
(St. Andrew's Church)
P.O. Box 41282-00100
Nairobi, Kenya


Parents' Organizations in Kenya

Hearing Impaired Voices of Kenya (HIVO)
Adelyn Flats - 4B
P.O. Box 25737-00603
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: 020 693 579
Mobile: 0722 812 715
amuzangf@yahoo.com
Description: Organization of parents of deaf children. It is unclear from the information OIPS has received whether or not its members support the use of sign language with their deaf children.

Kenya Association of Parents of the Deaf (KAPD)
Buru Buru Arcade
Mumias South Rd.
3rd Floor, Room 13
Nairobi, Kenya
P.O. Box 61142-00200
Phone: 020 790 512
Mobile: 0722 829 477
kepofdeaf@yahoo.co.uk  
[confirmed w/KNAD]


Cross-Disability Organizations in Kenya

Kenya Programmes of Disabled Persons (KPDP)
Corner House
Mezzanine 3, Mama Ngina street
P.O. Box 73587-00200,
Tel: 020 241311/12
Fax: 020 241324
kpdp@nbnet.co.ke


Deaf Schools in Kenya (Rift Valley)

Please note that most information on this page about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have more updated information for any of these schools.

Esegari Unit for H.I.
PO Box 705, Eldama Ravine

Iten Deaf Unit
PO Box 156, Iten
[Info confirmed w/third party]

Kabarnet Deafblind
PO Box 128 Kabarnet

Kapsabet School for the Deaf
PO Box 377, Kapsabet

Kedowa School for the Deaf
PO Box 351, Londiani
Description: Uses Kenyan Sign Language as the language of instruction.
[Info confirmed w/third party]

Litein School for the Deaf
PO Box 79, Litein

Lolokejek Unit for H.I.
PO Box 215, Maralal

Jamii Integrated
PO Box 1704, Kericho

Ngala School for the Deaf
PO Box 10002, Nakuru

Ochii Unit for H.I.
PO Box 86, Tenges

Yuya H.I. Unit
PO Box 12, Kitale

Kapkoi Unit for H.I.
PO Box 1180, Kitale

Kolokoi Unit for H.I.
PO Box 10, Kalokol

Kongit Rc Unit for the Deaf
PO Box 106, Kapsokwony

Soiani Unit for the Deaf
PO Box 1433, Eldoret

Deaf Schools in Kenya (Eastern)

Please note that most information on this page about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have more updated information for any of these schools.

Kitui School for the Deaf
PO Box 705, Eldama-Ravine

Machakos School for the Deaf
PO Box 943, Machakos

Mutito Unit for H.I.
PO Box 18, Ndooa-Kitui

Mutomo Unit for H.I.
PO Box 35, Kitui c/o D.E.O Kitui

Karandi Unit for H.I.
PO Box 57, Kinamba

Kaaga School for the Deaf
c/o Kio Primary
PO Box 920, Meru

Kalai Unit for the Deaf
PO Box 43, Maua

Mwingi Unit for H.I.
PO Box 43, Mwingi

St. Lukes School for the Deaf
PO Box 2258, Embu

Kathivo H.I. Unit
PO Box 274, Kabati-Kitui


Deaf Schools in Kenya (Central)

Please note that most information on this page about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have more updated information for any of these schools.

Kambui School for the Deaf
PO Box 257, Ruiru

Kerugoya School for the Deaf
PO Box 123, Kerugoya

Muranga School for the Deaf
PO Box 369, Muranga

Nyandarua School for the Deaf
PO Box 232, North Kinangop

Tumu Tumu School for the Deaf
PO Box 401, Karatina


Deaf Schools in Kenya (Nyanza)

Please note that most information on this page about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have more updated information for any of these schools.

Gianchere Unit for H.I.
PO Box 1379, Kisumu

Kasagam Unit for the H.I.
c/o Deo Homabay

Kenya Christian School for the Deaf
PO Box 514, Oyugis

Kisindi Unit for the H.I.
PO Box 78, Homabay

Kuja School for the Deaf
PO Box 287, Rongo

Kuja Special School for the Deaf
PO Box 221, Rongo

Lambwe Christian School for the Deaf
PO Box 75, Ogongo

Maseno School for the Deaf
PO Box 11, Maseno

Nina Unit for the H.I. Kokwaro
PO Box 157, Siaya

Nyamwe Unit for the H.I.
PO Box 1908, Kisii

Nyakembene Special Unit for the H.I.
PO Box 30, Nyakembene

Nyangweso School for the Deaf
PO Box 46, Nyangweso

Nyang'oma Vocational
PO Box 33, Bondo

Ntimaru
PO Box Ntimau Via Kuria

Magena Special Unit for the H.I.
PO Box 145, Kisii

Sikri Vocational
PO Box 1944, Oyugis


Deaf Schools in Kenya (Western)

Please note that most information on this page about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have more updated information about any of these schools.

Alupe Unit for the H.I.
Adungosi-Busia
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this school]

Asinge H.I. Unit
PO Box 41, Undongosi-Busia

Chepkombere Special School for the Deaf
PO Box 84, Chambakanga/Vihiga

Eregi Special Unit
PO Box 1236, Kakamega

Joseph Mikuzi Special School
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this school]

Kimwanga Unit for the H.I.
PO Box 107, Bungoma

Lusumu Deaf Unit
PO Box 175, Kakamega

Mumia Private School for the Deaf
PO Box 225, Mumias

Mundika Unit for the Deaf
PO Box 259, Busia

Mwikhomo Unit for H.I.
PO Box 1540, Kakamega

St. Anthony Webuye
PO Box 1266, Webuye


Deaf Schools in Kenya (Nairobi)

Please note that most information in this file about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have more updated information about any of these schools.

Agakhan Deaf Unit
PO Box 49648, Nairobi

Dagoretti Deaf Unit
PO Box 30298, Nairobi

Humble Hearts School for the Deaf
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this school]

Joseph Kangethe Unit for the Deaf
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this school]

Race Course Deaf Unit
PO Box 48073, Nairobi


Deaf Schools in Kenya (Coast)

Please note that most information in this file about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have more updated information about any of these schools.

Gede Special School
PO Box 49, Gede

Kibarani School for the Deaf
PO Box 265, Kilifi

Kichakamkwaju Unit for the Deaf
P.O. Box 8-80409
Shimoni, Coast
Republic of Kenya
Description: The Kichakamkwaju Primary School, which primarily teaches hearing students, also hosts the primary school level Kichakamkwaju Unit for the Deaf. Kenya Sign Language is used in the classroom.
[info confirmed w/third party Nov 09]

Kwale School for the Deaf
PO Box 9, Kwale

Lisa/Hola School for the Deaf
PO Box 78, Hola

Model Center for Deaf Education and Training (MoCeDet)
PO Box 5251-00506, Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi
Phone: 0723302784,
020-2017713
Yahoo Chat: mocedet@yahoo.co.uk 
info@mocedet.or.ke
http://clients.softlink.co.ke/mocedet/
Description: Teaches in Kenyan Sign Language and English. Located 40 miles from Nairobi City. In addition to its normal school curricula, it offers tertiary courses in sign language interpretation, electronic engineering, computer technology, and hair design and beauty technology.
[info confirmed w/website]

Shomela Deaf Unit
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this school]

Takaye Deaf Unit
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this school]

Ziwani School for the Deaf
PO Box 86319, Mombasa


Deaf Schools in Kenya (North Eastern)

Please note that most information on this page about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have updated information about any of these schools.

Isiolo School for the Deaf
PO Box 562, Isiolo

Jaribu Unit for H.I.
PO Box 42, Garissa

Wajir for the Deaf
PO Box 447, Wajir


Deaf Vocational & Secondary School Programs in Kenya

Please note that most information on this page about deaf schools in Kenya is based on an old website that has not been updated since 2007. OIPS cannot guarantee that contact details are still accurate. Please let us know if you have updated information about any of these schools.

Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
PO Box 24785, Nairobi

Kuia Sec. School for the Deaf (Boys)
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this school]

Kuia Vocational Training for the Deaf
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this program]

Mumias Sec. Vocational for the Deaf (Girls)
[Please inform OIPS if you are able to assist with contact details for this program]

Rev. Muhoro Sec. School
PO Box 278, Mukuruwe-Ini

 

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