With Joel Masibo
In a powerful and heartwarming statement, Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja emphasized the importance of providing every child with a fair chance at life and an equal opportunity to dream and achieve their goals.
The vehicle for this noble endeavor is none other than the Kenya Institute of Special Education, a beacon of hope and progress in ensuring the equality of opportunities for children with physical and learning disabilities.
This significant milestone is a testament to the dedication of all those involved in the mission of creating a more equitable society.H.E President William Ruto’s presence at the event added weight to the cause, highlighting the government’s support and commitment to improving the lives of children with disabilities.
The commissioning of the center symbolizes a new era of access to specialized assessment and research facilities for these children, opening doors to tailored educational and developmental opportunities.
Furthermore, the event saw President Ruto flagging off 200 vehicles destined for Sub Counties, a tangible sign of the government’s dedication to extending these much-needed services across Kenya.
These vehicles are not just means of transportation; they are vehicles of hope, opportunity, and progress for countless children who have unique needs and abilities.
Governor Sakaja’s words echo the sentiment that every child, regardless of their physical or learning challenges, deserves the same chances to thrive. It is a testament to the power of collective effort, where government officials, institutions like the Kenya Institute of Special Education, and the broader community join hands to make dreams come true for children who have historically faced significant obstacles.
The commissioning of the National Psycho-Educational Assessment and Research Centre represents a vital step forward in creating a more inclusive society in Kenya, one where no child is left behind.
The commitment of H.E President William Ruto and the dedication of leaders like Governor Johnson Sakaja are driving positive change and setting an inspiring example for the nation.The words and actions of these leaders serve as a reminder that when society invests in its children, especially those who are differently abled, it invests in a brighter, more inclusive future for all.
Kenya is taking steps towards ensuring that every child, regardless of their abilities, has the opportunity to dream and to make something extraordinary out of themselves.
In his remarks, Sakaja said;
“All out children deserve a fair shot at life; an equal chance to dream and to make something out of themselves. The Kenya Institute of Special Education is at the forefront of ensuring the equality of opportunities to our children with physical and learning disabilities.”