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

DESK urgently needs to fill the position of Full Time Sign Language Interpreter (2 position).

The candidate should hold a certificate / diploma in KSL from a recognized institution. The candidate should also have at least 2 years experience as KSL Interpreter. Qualified? Send us your CV by way of an email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Wednesday, November 9th 2016 at 4 pm.

DESK strongly condemns Sexual abuse against Deaf women and girls.The article (below) indicates the seriousness of SGBV incidence ---and we need to raise awareness about, and bring sexual abuse to an end. DESK is therefore calling up on other stronger Deaf-focused NGOs and CSOs working in disability sector to join hands and, if necessary, pool resources to ensure the perpetrator is brought to justice ...

Jacob Ireri, DESK Founder and CEO

Deaf Empowerment Society of Kenya (DESK) is a registered Non-Government, Non-Partisan and not-for-profit Organization for Deaf persons in Kenya. DESK was established due to discrimination and prejudice against deaf persons in Kenya. DESK established itself with the goal of equally supporting Deaf persons across the nation to improve their standard of living. This support is in terms of human rights advocacy, education and training, political, social and econmomic empowerment.

Finally we are here. Online. It may have taken us a while but we had to get here at last. This is because we have a lot to do and share with you. And we hope that we all have a common goal and that is to make this world a better place for everyone to live. 

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