Latest appeals and funded projects

Why not help Sense International make a real difference to the lives of people with deafblindness by getting involved in our appeals or funded projects? Find out how...

Chance To Shine

a small child sitting in a chair with colourful small balls in front of them With your help, Sense International is raising £425,000 during January to March 2020 to fund sight and hearing tests for children in rural Kenya and support those children identified with deafblindness. Find out more about the appeal.

Nepal landmark

Nepal earthquake appeal - Ankur Foundation

Following the tragic earthquake in Nepal on Saturday 25 April 2015, we sent a message of support to the Ankur Foundation for Inclusive Education. Find out more about the Foundation and how you can help.

Noorjahan wearing glasses and hearing aids and holding a little babyThe Equipment Fund

We estimate that 800 children will need some kind of aid each year, such as glasses or hearing aids, and together they will cost £35,000. Donate to our Equipment Fund to help us achieve our goal to help the children reach their full potential.

Simon Russell Beale recording the appeal

BBC Radio 4 appeal

An appeal by renowned stage actor Simon Russell Beale on behalf of Sense International went out on BBC Radio 4 on 27 and 31 October. The appeal raised over £11,000 for us!

Two young boys in their school uniforms ride a bicycle

Project Uhuru

Project Uhuru is a vital new project to build upon the education services Sense International has developed in Kenya - so that many more of the country's 17,000 children and adults with deafblindness can receive help.

Three boys walking to school

Community-based education appeal

In 2014, with support from the Kenyan, Tanzanian and Ugandan governments, we will pilot a community-based education programme low-cost education for children with deafblindness.

A mother hugging her young daughter

Supporting a national rubella immunisation programme in Kenya

We are in discussion with the Kenyan Government and the World Health Organisation (WHO) about a programme to identify the impact of rubella in Kenya for the introduction of a vaccination programme. We are also exploring setting up support services for the rubella babies identified by the screening.

First published: Friday 23 August 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 1 January 2020