March 20, 2014
SALOME WANJIKU KIMATA
I AM A KENYAN FEMALE. MARRIED.CHRISTIAN
I HAVE PHYSICAL DISABILITY.
I HAVE FOUNDED MANY DISABILITY ORGANISATIONS (DPOs) in Kenya at the grassroot level to see to it persons with disabilities can easily be reached through organized group.
I am the founder of a national NGO under the name united disability empowerment in Kenya (udek) which ahs been running since June 2004 which is a cross disability organization.
UDEK undertakes empowerment initiatives targeting various categories of disabilities i.e. blind,deaf,albinos,physically challenged, autism among others.
UDEK implements the following programs targeting persons with disabilities:
1. ICT training majoring on adaptive technology
2. Train the hearing and non-hearing persons in Sign language
4. Civic Education
5. Voter Education
6. Other capacity building training programmes when opportunities arise.
My standard level of education is - Masters in Business Administration - option Leadership development