Africa

Two women with children in their laps sit side by side.
November 21, 2018
With support from Perkins School for the Blind, Nairobi Family Support Services helps vulnerable children from families who can’t otherwise afford it.
Three children with visual impairment, two with canes, help each other navigate school grounds.
September 27, 2018
Perkins has played an integral role shaping the school into the region’s model program for children with blindness and multiple disabilities.
Head shot of Michael Delaney in front of the Perkins globe.
April 30, 2018
Perkins International is partnering with governments to ensure more children with disabilities receive the education they deserve.
A woman speaks with two people, one of whom is wearing a blindfold.
March 7, 2018
The 11-day course marked the first Perkins International Academy training in Africa.
Five members of the ELP Class of 2017.
October 27, 2017
ELP Community earns praise for connecting hundreds of teachers around globe.
Four educators from around the world collaborate in front of a laptop computer.
October 6, 2017
Inside Perkins International’s bold new plan to reach 6 million children around the world.
Members of the ELP Class of 2018 don blindfolds during an orientation and mobility exercise.
September 28, 2017
One is a musician, another commutes by boat – all share a passion for educating children with multiple disabilities.
Educators from China, Egypt and Bulgaria work together using a laptop computer.
July 14, 2017
Experts from 16 countries to teach Perkins International Academy courses around the world.
Perkins President and CEO Dave Power and Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney outside the United Nations before the launch of Perkins International Academy.
June 14, 2017
Perkins International Academy unveiled at United Nations in effort to train 1 million special educators by 2030.
H.E. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations, speaks at a panel hosted by Perkins International at U.N. headquarters.
June 13, 2017
At global disability conference, educators and advocates explore ways to educate world’s most vulnerable children.

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