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KBTA's Impact: Driving Change and Realizing Potential in the Lives of Visually Impaired Youth


Empowering Africa's Visually Impaired Youth with Digital Assistive Technology

Children and young adults with visual impairments face significant challenges in  learning to read & write without Braille assistive devices being unable to access quality education. A huge thank you in advance, for your support in helping us bring digital literacy & skills  to Africa’s forgotten children and youth with visual impairments. Our mission is not only to ensure that every child  and young adult with visual impairments has access to digital, Braille technology – their equivalent of pen and paper – but also to provide the support they require to receive a quality education.  Being able to access quality education and graduating  from higher education with a career path   is changing the paradigm for youth with visual impairments and resulting in better opportunities for employment and higher levels of social and economic inclusion. Your generosity will be a critical step towards helping us continue our journey to ensure that more of Africa’s forgotten children and youth with visual impairments,  achieve their full potential and independence.

Tech for Sight: KBTA's Journey to Transform Lives with Digital  Technology Across Africa

Empowering 3,200 Learners with Braille Technology Across Six Countries

KBTA collaborates with U.S. Braille technology innovators to supply the Orbit Reader 20 to visually impaired children and young adults in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Malawi. We have distributed this device to 3200 beneficiaries across 250 schools.


Advancing Education, Career Opportunities, and Inclusivity for 6,000 Visually Impaired Learners by 2025

KBTAs programs are designed to:

  1. Increase access to quality education through digital literacy and digital skills for 6000 learners with visual impairment by 2025.

  2. Ensure transition to higher education for youth with visual impairment by providing wider career choices and skills training.

  3. Provide access to inclusive training opportunities for employment and inclusive workplaces for youth with visual impairments.

  4. Develop and manage effective partnerships to maximize impact across Africa.

  5. Collaborate with others to advocate for children and young adults with visual impairments in Africa.

Global Impact

KBTA Works Directly Towards Achieving SDGs

Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa is committed to working with partners towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development. In particular, KBTA works to:

  • Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

  • Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

  • Reduce inequality within and among countries.

You Can Help

Your support is important to our work at Kilimanjaro Blind Trust. There are many ways you can contribute towards our causes, and every little bit that you commit goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission. We invite you to get involved and take advantage of the opportunity to do some good for learners with visual impairments in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.


Make An Impact

We greatly value your generosity and engagement with our organization. Every contribution you make enhances Kilimanjaro Blind Trust, making it an even stronger non-profit organization. If you have any questions regarding how you can support us, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are here to provide you with relevant information.


Help Us Soar

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Kilimanjaro Blind Trust. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.


Show Your Support

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a Donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.

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