Donate to KBTA
Your Contribution Makes A Huge Difference
KBTA works towards the inclusion of visually impaired youth in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia & Malawi by providing access to quality education, literacy, and digital skills. KBTA has set a target of supplying 3000 Orbit readers to learners with visual impairments in schools and colleges to ensure that every learner in school has access to a digital assistive device. So far, KBTA has raised funds for 2000 learners with visual impairments in 5 countries. There are 1000 learners with visual impairments in East Africa and Malawi that still lack Orbit Readers. Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa provides braille assistive technologies and learning materials to learners with visual impairments in East Africa and Malawi. We keep our operational costs low and work with partners on the ground to serve learners with visual impairments so that they have a chance to live better lives. Every contribution we receive goes a long way. We rely on donors like you to promote the education of learners with visual impairments in in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda..
Orbit Reader 20
Provide an Orbit Reader 20 to a learner with visual impairments. The Orbit Reader 20 is a portable, refreshable braille display and stand-alone reader with and includes a line of 20 braille cells with pins that arrange into the required pattern to accurately represent any six- or eight-dot braille code, in any language, and for any discipline.
Orbit Reader 20 Plus
Provide an Orbit Reader 20 Plus to a learner with visual impairments. The Orbit Reader 20 Plus is an upgrade from the Orbit Reader 20 and includes new features for productivity and convenience such as onboard translation to and from braille in over 40 languages, a clock with alarms, a calendar, and a calculator.
Support Our Objectives
Your contribution of $750 to $1,000 can support KBTA's mission to distribute more Orbit Readers in Africa. KBTA has distributed 2000 Orbit Readers across schools and colleges in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Malawi. Our goal is to distribute a total of 3000 Orbit readers to ensure that every learner with visual impairments has access to an Orbit Reader 20. This device is a game changer for learners with visual impairments in Africa.
The Orbit Reader is critical for learners with visual impairments to access digital literacy & skills.
The Orbit Reader is required for curriculum textbooks in digital Braille for schools & universities.
The Orbit reader provides a computer and a sim enabled tablet for 1 classroom for teachers.
KBTA Needs Your Support
Your contribution of $10,000 provides the KBTA employability program for young visually impaired graduates with 6 computers, JAWS screen reader software, other training materials, career training and mentorship placement. This contribution also provides a 6 month internship for young graduates who are learners with visual impairments in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.
KBTA Needs Your Support
Your contribution of $25,000 provides 20 Orbit Readers, Complete digital Braille, curriculum text books, training for 10 teachers and technicians for 5 school. This is a part of KBTA's complete digital assistive Braille technology project for learners with visual impairments in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Together We Create A More Inclusive World
We Rely On Donors Like You To Make A Difference In The Countries We Serve
At Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa, our top priority is to serve learners with visual impairments, and we know that our success depends on the quality of our campaigns and partnerships. Our approach is to build strategic networks and promote programs that will help advance our work.Choosing to make an affordable, tax-deductible gift positively impacts many lives in a very huge way. We support education programming for visually impaired students in schools in East Africa & Malawi. We believe that every blind child should have access to a digital braille device to gain access to education and to live better lives.