Niko Fiti heads to Embu, Kerugoya and Meru

In the interest of increasing awareness and boost self-worth among persons living with disability, Niko Fiti caravan headed to Embu to positively impact the lives of more beneficiaries. A sensitization campaign through a caravan that created awareness about disability and the needs of PWDs in the community in a bid to completely eradicate stigmatization against persons with disability snaked its way into Embu and Meru Counties on 11th to 13th October 2017 where a total of 746 beneficiaries from received assistive and mobility devices comprising of walking frames, walking canes, wheelchairs, special seats, tricycles and yaya seats. Others include spinal braces, AFO splints, KFO splints, imp wheelchairs and polio boots. 

 

Speaking at the events, Kenya Re’s Managing Director, Mr. Jadiah Mwarania said that persons with disability are important members of the society and are entitled to every opportunity available, just like any other person in the society. 

 

“PWD Integration and acceptance in society begins with the family and the members of the society. We need to boost their self-worth in order for them to realize their potential and exploit their strengths and achieve their dream. The assistive and mobility devices will take them one step higher to realizing their hopes and dreams”, said Mwarania. 

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