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KIPPRA Staff Learn Basic Sign Language to Mark International Day

Staff of KIPPRA marked the International Sign Language Day on 23rd September 2022 by learning basics in Kenya Sign Language (KSL). The sensitization was facilitated by staff who undertook a comprehensive training in KSL early this year.

Participants sign alphabets in Kenya Sign Language during the training

The staff were taken through the KSL alphabet, numbers, salutations, etiquette and names of animals, food and drinks. After every session, the learners were given a chance to demonstrate what they had grasped. The session was championed by members of the Gender and Disability Mainstreaming Committee.

KIPPRA staff Ms Deborah Nderitu takes demonstrates to participants how sign alphabets in Kenya Sign Language

KIPPRA has over the years incorporated various initiatives to promote disability mainstreaming and support Persons with Disabilities (PWDs). These include employing PWDs in various capacities, engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility events targeting special needs’ learning institutions and transforming its products and services to reach PWDs.

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