Scholarships for Disabled people in Kenya

Am disabled, who can give me scholarship? Don't worry we have a detailed list of top scholarships for you.

Disability is a serious problem in Kenya and Africa at large as it is viewed as a curse and shame to the family of the disabled person. Disabled people were usually hidden in houses to avoid any shame to the family.

Recently due to a massive campaign by UN by educating people about disability and making people aware of some rights of the disabled have made people change their way of thinking about disability.

For those reasons, some organizations came up came with specific scholarships for the disabled students to help them live a normal life as everyone else.
The scholarships are as follows:


  1. The National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya

National fund for the disabled people


The National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya is an endorsement fund established with a mandate to utilize Kenya income for the benefits of the disabled persons in Kenya.

The fund offer best support through provision of resources and promotion of awareness about disability.


To contact the National fund for disabled of Kenya Nairobi Office:
Tel no:+254 20 2251791 / 2133632
Email: info@nfdk.or.ke
Website: www.nfdk.or.ke


   2. Olympia Wafula Foundation (OWF)




Olympia Wafula Foundation was founded by a paralympian athlete, Sporting ambassador and author Anne Wafula with the main aim of giving healthy living solutions for disabled Students through education, advocacy and mobility.

Recently OWF gave Scholarships to 40 students with disability in Kenya worth £10,000.
The foundation usually select the beneficiaries in a joint effort with The ministry of Education.

To contact OWF for more information:
Tel no: +44 (0) 8434620209
Email address: olympiafoundation@yahoo.co.uk 
Website: www.Olympia Wafula foundation.org 


  3. KCB Foundation


The KCB foundation in partnership with the Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE), recently signed a deal that will see bright, needy students who are disabled access quality education under the scholarship program.

The partnership will make KCB foundation be able to recruit students with disability allover Kenya for its scholarships.



  4. KPC Disability inuka scholarships


The Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) partnered with the National Council for Persons With Disability (NCPWD) to give support to bright, needy and disabled students in Kenya.

Qualification for the scholarship
  • Disabled Kenyan citizen
  • Recently done your KCPE examination
  • Be registered with NCPWD as a person with disability
  • Be of financial needy.
Applications

Application forms can be downloaded from: www.kpc.co.ke or www.ncpwd.go.ke or you can get them at County Disability services offices countrywide.

Applicants to send their FILLED application forms and relevant documents to their County Disability services offices or NCPWD offices in Nairobi.



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