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As the Kyaninga community, we are brimming with excitement as our Founder, Steven Leonard Williams, has been appointed, by King Charles III, the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for his exceptional dedication to serving Children with Disabilities and local communities in Western Uganda. Steve is a husband and father of three,...
Please see our December News letter here https://mailchi.mp/kyaningacdc/kyaninga-child-development-centre-december-2023-newsletter?e=d6f15c26e9
We couldn’t be more proud! Our CEO, Fiona Beckerlegge, has been honoured with a Fellowship by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, recognising her exceptional dedication to international development and the advancement of pediatric disability services. For two decades, Fiona has worked in international healthcare settings, working with vulnerable children and communities growing community-based inclusion and...
Please see our October 2023 Newsletter here https://mailchi.mp/kyaningacdc/kyaninga-child-development-centre-october-2023-newsletter?e=d6f15c26e9
Nobel Prize Teacher Summit 2023Theme: Teaching knowledge, learning engagement. We are proud to announce that Mary Freda Aduno, our esteemed Special Needs Teacher, was among 25 teachers from 8 different countries to be awarded a scholarship to attend an enriching four-day program. The Summit, held on Thursday, September 28th, provided a platform for educators and...
Words and a shared vision that emerged during our time at Opportunity Collaboration (OC) 2022 led to the inception of the African Disability Collaboration (ADC). This aspiration took a significant stride forward as all ADC partners met at Kyaninga Child Development Centre (KCDC) in Fort Portal, Uganda, in March 2023. This momentous event served as...
Our Clinical Team Lead, Charles, had the incredible opportunity to participate in the 4-week Civic Leadership Track at the Young African Leadership Initiative(YALI)-Eastern Africa, held at Kenyatta University. Cohort 47, comprising 91 young leaders from 14 East and Central African countries, explored Civic Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Public Management. Proudly representing our organization, Charles was elected...
KCDC is thrilled to have received a Certificate of Recognition from Kabarole District Local Government for our impactful work promoting rehabilitation, counselling and supporting children with disabilities within the community. This recognition is a testament to the dedication of our team and the support of our incredible partners. Thank you, Kabarole District, for this honour!...
Our Physiotherapy Team Leader, Valerie, recently attended the prestigious World Physiotherapy Conference 2023 in Dubai. Every two years, this remarkable event unites the global physiotherapy community – fostering collaboration, innovation and knowledge exchange. The conference provided an unparalleled opportunity for Valerie to connect with experts and colleagues from around the world – exchanging ideas, sharing...
We are humbled to have played a part in the creation of the game-changing Wheelchair Provision Guidelines, co-developed by The World Health Organization, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics and the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals. These guidelines are a crucial step in addressing the global unmet need and inequity of access to quality,...
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