Welcome to KNAD!
We, Kenya national Association of the Deaf (KNAD), are glad to welcome you to our online portal. We are a legal Non Governmental Organization (NGO) registered in 1987 with the government of Kenya under the Registrar of Societies Act of 1968 rule 4. Our membership is derived from affiliated regional association with members drawn from the grassroots Deaf community. There are fourty seven affiliated branch associations, from the fourty seven (47) counties in kenya, that are geographically spread accross the country.
We diligently advocate and competently represent the rights of the Deaf community in Kenya, including the status of KSL, Education, Health, Culture, Economic and Social rights.
KNAD Activities and Programs
At Kenya National Association of the Deaf, we represent and advocate for the rights and aspirations of the Deaf community in Kenya. We do this by carrying out advocacy activities which include: Deaf and Kenya Sign language (KSL) awareness, public information accessibility, and Constitution implementation processes.
KNAD also has programs which include: KSL reseach and development, KSL training, KSL interpreters training, civil education, youth empowerment, Education programs where we build the capacity of Deaf learners at every level, and we also work towards achieving partnership alliances to ensure that Deaf rights are captured in broader national agendas.