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DESK staff visited Chuka Deaf women Shop and Grocery business in Chuka for evaluation to get a loan for their business expansion. DESK aims to improve the lives of Deaf people through business empowerment.

Congratulations to Fredrick Mugendi of 'Mugendi Mali Stores' in Chuka. In May 2017, he received a Ksh 300,000 loan from DESK with an aim to expand his business. DESK management visited him for evaluation and we are happy that he did as promised. He added the stock and also advanced from only retailing to both retail and wholesale. His future plan is to open a supermarket and DESK has promised him an additional loan of One Million Ksh if he pays the outstanding debt well.

DESK hosted the first national Deaf women and girls conference for women and girls aged 15 years and above. Food, accommodation allowance were provided.

DESK inception meeting at Prestige Guest Lodge, Embu. In attendance were DESK staff members, Board members, friends and stakeholders. The C.E.O gave a presentation on matters concerning DESK including DESK mission, vision, core values, programs and projects.

DESK outreach officer and Sign Language facilitator visit to Machakos school for the Deaf. Aim: to create awareness about DESK office, mission, vision, programs and projects. One of the project being Deaf business training which the students can enrol in to improve their lives through business. Also creating awareness on Sexual and reproductive health as well as gender based sexual violence such as rape and encouraging them to report such cases to relevant authorities.

In the Blog

  • November 2017
    • DLDP Training Group B

      Second group (Group B) Deaf Entrepreneurship Training commenced on 13/11/2017. All selected...

    • DESK Loan - Mr. Elias

      Mr. Elias Mugendi together with his two guarantors receiving a Ksh100,000 cheque loan from DESK...

  • October 2017
  • July 2017
    • Business Training

      Deaf livelihood Development Program still in progress. DESK staff members at Mwea enrolling more...

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