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NCWPD Assessment for people living with epilepsy

At the beginning of this month, KAWE achieved a milestone by collaborating with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), to register people living with Epilepsy to the council. The total number of assessed persons from all the clinics was 291. In the past, this service has not been available to people living with [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Partnership|0 Comments

National Council for Persons with Disabilities Registration

KAWE has partnered with National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) to carry out registration at the Health Centres. Tentative dates are Karen: 2nd May, Karen Health Centre 3rd May, Riruta Health Centre 4th May. Huruma Lions Clinic Bring your KAWE clinic card,2 passport size photos and a copy of ID. For minors, parents' ID [...]

By | April 26th, 2018|Partnership|0 Comments

Keep holding on: To the parents that stand beside their children through good and bad times.

Parents are the strong holds that hold together this team. In this case, Anne is one of those mothers that keep holding on. In her own words: Wangeci has had this condition since she was born. At the age of one and half years, we took her to a hospital and she was started on [...]

By | March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Riruta Epilepsy Clinic Officially Opened

‘Life is beautiful’, that was this year’s theme for the widely celebrated International Epilepsy Day. All over the world, different groups came together to mark this day. At KAWE, our commemoration was tied together with the official opening of the Riruta epilepsy clinic. Though it has been operating since 1986 under the County Health Centre [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|3 Comments

‘Life is Beautiful’

‘Life is beautiful.’ That is this year’s theme for the International Epilepsy Day  in Kenya this year, because no matter how bad it gets life is still pretty beautiful. At KAWE, we shall have a special event today, 15th Feb 2018 as we officially launch our epilepsy clinic at the Riruta Health Centre . In [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|Health|0 Comments

International Epilepsy Day

On Thursday 15th Feb 2018, we shall celebrate the International Epilepsy day. Let's all feel welcome. This year's theme is Mortality in Epilepsy.  We want to hear your experiences, as we endeavor to minimize Seizure related deaths.

By | February 12th, 2018|Knowledge|0 Comments

KAWE Support Group Meeting

The long awaited KAWE support group meeting took place on 2nd December 2017. This was the first meeting for the support group this year. Most present were in the KAWE online epilepsy Whatsapp group and were excited to finally meet and interact with each other. We spent the whole day together exploring nature, playing games [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Health|10 Comments

Help a Child with Epilepsy Stay in School

As Kenya Association for the Welfare of People with Epilepsy (KAWE), we are seeking to raise 600,000 Kenya Shillings (USD 6,000) with the purpose of providing one year's supply of anti-epilepsy drugs to 100 patients who are unable to afford the cost of their treatment at KAWE epilepsy clinics. Many children with epilepsy drop out [...]

By | November 29th, 2017|Institutional|0 Comments

Share your Story- A Parent’s experience

Mr Oscar Otieno is one of KAWE's volunteers based at Riruta health centre. He was three years old when he had his first seizure. The seizure left him in a coma for 24hrs and for six months, he was incapable of self-care. People didn't understand what had happened to an otherwise healthy child. They thought [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Share your Story: Dan Okello

Mr Daniel Otieno Okello, a lead volunteer at KAWE's Huruma Mathare Epilepsy clinic had his first seizure at the age of 13. He didn’t quite understand what it was since he only remembered being on an errand, then waking up on his bed later. Some friends explained he had had started to shake then fallen [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|shareyourstory|1 Comment