ICT for People with Disabilities (PWDs)
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.
|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