Leonard Cheshire

Pioneering inclusive education strategies for disabled girls in Kenya

Location: The Lake Region, Kenya

Funded by: UK Government

Although overall enrolments in primary education are increasing in Kenya, the numbers of disabled girls accessing primary education remain low, and the numbers of these girls dropping out of education are increasing. Our project will address physical and social barriers to education to reverse this trend, and ensure that 2,050 disabled girls in 50 primary schools in the Lake Region receive a full, quality and inclusive primary education.

 

This project is one of 19 Girls’ Education Challenge (GE