Lugha Ishara

Become a deaf inclusion champion today!


MISSION

Transformational development of Deaf Children and Youth.

VISION

To become a deaf inclusion champion today



Why We Exist


  1. To Leverage technologhy-based inovation to achieve Deaf Inclusion
  2. Collaborate with key actors (parents, families, teachers, community influencers;medical practitioners) to increase their voice and agency in realisation of Deaf rights
  3. Reduce stigma associated with Deafness through advocacy tasks

Lugha-E-Shara


LEA are animated Kenya Sign Language videos scripted in a fun educational interactive format targeting 0- 5 year’s preschoolers and their families. The uniqueness of LEA is use of Wadi, the first ever Deaf Cartoon Character in Kenya.Wadi is a 3 year old Deaf girl and a Sign Language Champion who will be teaching Kenyan Sign Language


Baby Signing Events.


These are child friendly events for families with deaf children that provide a space to grow, learn and make new friends. The events range from baby signing competition, baby signing festival and baby signing family fun day. The events are open to any other families with an objective to provide an integrated spaces and break down sign language learning myths.


Deaf Hub.


The deaf hub is designed as a space for Deaf children and their parents to meet, share and learn together. They meet twice per month and on need’s basis. We host sign language classes, psychosocial sessions, learning and loving session and a prototype center for animations/other innovations. The Hub is located at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital-Muthaiga.