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Our Impact

Digital Divide: Rwanda's ICT Boom and the Ongoing Challenge of Inclusion for Visually Impaired Youth

Rwanda, a small country in East Africa, has made significant strides in economic development and political stability. It is densely populated and experiencing rapid economic growth, with ICT at its core for transitioning into a knowledge-based economy. Rwanda is a leader in ICT, particularly in e-commerce, mobile technologies, and applications development, serving as a regional hub for ICT training and research. However, there have not been significant progress in ensuring INCLSION in education and employment for youth with visual impairments who encounter significant barriers in accessing education and employment opportunities.


KBTA has partnered with the Rwanda Union of the Blind (RUB) to deliver its digital literacy & skills program 

There are a limited number of integrated schools where learners with visual impairments are able to access education. Presently KBTA is working to fill the gaps in digital assistive devices (the Orbit Reader 20) in 4 primary schools with a gap of 65 learners and 3 secondary schools with a gap of 142 learners. A total of 207 additional devices are needed so that every learner with visual impairments are able to have access to an Orbit Reader 20. KBTA and its partner MuB works primarily with the Ministry of Education and the Rwanda Education Board, to provide access to digital literacy and skills to 155 learners with visual impairments in Rwanda. We seek your support to build the digital skills among the visually impaired youth of Rwanda in order to bring in access to STEM subjects and ICT skills in 2024.

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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