Kara in partnership with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) has launched a project on Promoting School and Home-Based Learning for Children with Disabilities (CWDs) in Low-Resource Residential Areas of Kibra, Kawangware, Makongeni and Mukuru.

The project aims to promote access to education and community support services through responsive care giving, use of digital technology and generate Knowledge on School and Home-Based programmes to support sustained evidence-based collective action in addressing challenges of access to education by CWDs during and after Covid-19 pandemic.

Speaking during the launch, the Chief Guest Dr. Norman Kiogora, Director, Kenya Institute of Special Education, stated that KARA has made an important step towards enhancing knowledge on inclusive education to parents, caregivers and teachers of children with disabilities. He noted that the mission of KISE is to facilitate service provision for persons with special needs and disabilities through human capital development, research, data management, functional assessment, rehabilitation, inclusive education practices, technology and production of educational resources and assistive devices. He added that KISE will collaborate with KARA and other key stakeholders to promote access to education for children with disabilities in the four targeted low-resource residential areas