In recognition of the ICT needs of people with special needs, the Authority initiated a project  aimed at providing ICT solutions to Persons with Disabilities. The programme in this initiative include:

  • Setting up school-based ICT Centres within post primary school institutions for PwDs;
  • Creation of an accessibility web portal to provide information for and on PwDs in the country; and
  • Conducting an awareness campaign on ICT and PwDs with a view of developing guidelines on ICT and PwDs.

Further, the Authority identified the following eight (8) institutions for people with physical, hearing and visual impairments to be on this programme.

  Institutions Impairment Location
1 Thika High School for the Blind Visual Thika
2 Machakos Technical Institute for the Blind Visual Machakos
3 St Lucy Secondary School for the Blind Visual Igoji
4 Kibos Secondary School for the Blind Visual Kisumu
5 Rev Muhoro Secondary School for the Deaf Hearing Mukurweini
6 Kuja Secondary School for the Deaf Hearing Rongo
7 Mombasa Secondary School for the Physically Disabled Physical Mombasa
8 Joyland Secondary School Physical Kisumu

The Authority supported the supply, delivery, and installation of computers, requisite hardware, software, and furniture. The Authority will also continue to support internet connectivity in these institutions for a period of two years.


Mombasa Secondary School for the Physically Disabled