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Q & A: Interview Josiah Macharia on business development support service for micro-entrepreneurs with disabilities

Micro and small enterprises play a significant role in creating employment and generating income for most, leading to economic growth and development. While the role they play in economies is repeatedly acknowledged, only a limited segment of micro and small enterprises are capable of exploring all their opportunities. Further, these businesses don’t cope with threats

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Standard Chartered Bank invests US $850K with Sightsavers and Light for the World to up-scale employability skills program for the youth in Kenya

People with disabilities, particularly women, have lower chances of finding employment than their peers, because of discrimination and inaccessible workplaces. Globally, employment rates for men (53%) and women (20%) with disabilities are lower than for men (65%) and women (30%) without disabilities. But by excluding people with disabilities from the labour market, countries can lose

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NCPWD signs MoU with Light for the World to accelerate economic empowerment and disability inclusion

Guided by our commitment to advance economic empowerment and social inclusion for persons with disabilities, we are thrilled to share that Light for the World-Kenya has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Council of Persons with Disabilities in a move aimed at strengthening collaborations on areas of economic empowerment for persons with

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Q&A: Jane Waithera on Albinism Awareness

Light for the World joins the global community in marking International Albinism Awareness Day, a time set aside to bring attention to the campaign for equal social and economic rights and inclusion of Persons with Albinism(PWAs). This year’s theme is “Strength Beyond All Odds”, aptly chosen to showcase the achievement of PWAs throughout the world

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Training our Business Advisors

Advisors are business experts who support our micro entrepreneurs with all their business-related needs. Simply put, they are the backbone for the growth and sustainability of the business enterprises run by our micro entrepreneurs. While the Advisors are selected after meticulous review process by our team, Alternatives, our partner plays a significant role in orienting

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A Conversation on Inclusion with USIU

 Disability Inclusion trainings are short conventions that are arranged to start a dialogue on including people with disabilities in different mainstream activities in institutions. The rationale behind these trainings is to demystify the concept of disability and promote interactions between people with disabilities and institutions. Bright and early on a Friday, we witnessed a

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