The Kenya Society for the Blind (KSB) is a charitable organization established in 1956 by an Act of Parliament. KSB was established to:
KSB is mandated by the Act, to offer, support and coordinate comprehensive eye care service in Kenya. KSB works in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (Medical Services and Public Health). The Ministry is represented in the Board by an appointee of the Permanent Secretary. In Kenya, eye care services (prevention and treatment) are coordinated through a department referred to as Division of Ophthalmic Services (DOS). From the public Health, we have a Division of Preventive Ophthalmic Services. The Head of DOS is the appointed representative of the Permanent Secretary in the KSB Board.
“Every 10 sighted Kenyans can unite to support the education of one visually impaired child”
KSB is seeking for your support towards realizing the objectives of the fundraising campaign through a donation, The Kenya Society for the Blind is a non-profit organization that relies on the generosity of donors and individuals like you to support our programs and services and will be delighted receive any amount or gift in Cash or in Kind towards realization of the campaign’s objectives. Dr. K.Laibuta (Vice Chairman KSB) is spearheading a major fundraising campaign for KSB to raising K.SH 1.6 billion. The campaign includes 5 charitable activities namely:
The funds will be used to Develop World Class Rehabilitation Center of Excellency for persons with Disabilities and to equip the Eye Drop Production Unit so as to prevent avoidable blindness. 80% of blindness is preventable (WHO)
Dr. Laibuta is challenging friend and golfers to support him with Kshs 1,000 for every hole he plays in his 1,000 holes Blind Golf Challenge and to beat him for a one Hole blindfolded for Kshs 10,000 in a Golf Tournament scheduled on 29th July 2016 at Limuru Country Club.
Golfers can practice blindfold golfing for the tournament in your club by obtaining a blind folder for Kshs 1,000 from the golf administrator and registering for Kshs 2,500 for the tournament.
Donations to KSB can be made in the following ways;
Send your donation to Mpesa Paybill No. 955150 – Then enter Your Name or Your Organisation's Name or Account No as the Account Name
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