Africa

An audience in an auditorium sits and listens to a presentation.
November 7, 2019
The conference brought leaders in the blind community and government together to share ideas for improving life for vulnerable populations.
Students in blue school uniforms work in a crowded classroom.
August 8, 2019
Innovation, access and lifelong learning will drive the conversation at 7th Africa Forum summit.
A teacher stands over a blind student's shoulders as he works on a brailler.
June 28, 2019
As a network, they’re spread out across the East African nation, but are all operating in pursuit of a common goal.
A group of people stand and talk around a table.
February 11, 2019
Nida Society, a longtime PI collaborator, recently opened the first of 10 landmark model programs.
A family stands together, with a mother holding a little girl and standing next to a young boy.
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.
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.

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