Supporting projects which address the plight of disabled students in Kenya

Help us, help them!

Please help us to support this marginalised group to access education, physiotherapy treatment and vocational training.

Your donations equip schools, purchase disability aids and sponsor students.

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Our 100% donation policy means that every penny of your donation will be spent on the cause.

Our projects

Building & Equipping Schools

A large part of what we do is helping to build and equip schools with better facilities and resources to enable them to meet the needs of disabled children.

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Sponsoring Students

A central focus of our work is to create and provide opportunities for advancement through education to the mentally and physically disabled.

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Latest Projects

We’re raising funds for an exciting new school and residence facility - Acorn Special Needs School – in Nairobi, Kenya.

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"Salama Charities has been like a family to me. I wish there was a word, a way with which I could express my gratitude. My experience has taught me to look at those less fortunate than myself and to see my blessings. My hope is to help others who, like me, can build a better life, if they receive a helping hand.”

Abdub Galgalo,
Master’s degree in Nuclear Science

Why we do what we do.

Disabled children whose mobility is limited or have a mental impairment are in many cases hidden away for fear of stigmatisation due to superstitious beliefs by the communities around them. They also become easy targets to perpetrators of gender based violence.

Salama Charities aims to alleviate some of the hardship that these young people are going through. Any meagre financial means that a poor family has will fund the educational needs of their able bodied children. This is understandable but does not mean that we should stand by and let disabled children be marginalised. We help these children lead as normal a life as possible given their circumstances by supporting them in day, boarding or vocational schools.

“Salama Trust sponsored my undergraduate education at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Salama offered me a scholarship in 2012 while I was in my second year of studies. My father had passed away 4 years before and it was increasingly difficult for my mother to take care of my brother and me because she was unemployed. Without the support of Salama Charities, I would not have been able to continue my studies. I am truly thankful to Salama Charities for making it possible to pursue them without fear.

Chao Maina,
BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science

What your donation can do

£5.00
A mosquito net costs as little as this
£5.50
Caregivers of special needs’ babies join a 1-day training course
£7.00
A child receives two meals a day
£35.00
A child receives a school uniform and a pair of shoes
£35.00
A child can enjoy one year of extra-curricular activities
£45.00
Monthly fees in a residential vocational training scheme are covered
£47.00
Annual tuition fees in a government-subsidized school are covered
£150.00
Buys a locally made rough terrain wheelchair
£750.00
Covers salama’s annual contribution for a college/university course

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Our Supporters

Salama Charities would like to thank the following businesses for their support over the years:

International School of Brussels – Middle School, Belgium

Plascon Paints,
Nairobi,
Kenya

Polo Industries Ltd,
Nairobi,
Kenya

Sadolin Paints,
Nairobi,
Kenya

Kuunda 3D,
Kenya & Tanzania

Cave Architects,
Nairobi,
Kenya

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