The 2019 DOH Cerebral Palsy Walk Report

By Doors of Hope, October 29, 2019

Executive Summary

The 2019 Doors of Hope annual cerebral palsy walk was held at Kitengela bus park grounds, Kajiado County on the 5th of October 2019. This is the first time for Kajiado County to participate in this kind of event. 6th October is world cerebral palsy day and it is commemorated all over the world to create awareness on the condition.

The objective of the walk was:

Raise funds to refurbish classrooms for cerebral palsy children.
Create awareness of the condition of Kajiado County schools.
Purchase a van for transporting the children to the center.

Doors of Hope targeted to raise Kshs 10,000,000(Kshs Ten Million) so as to achieve its objectives. Fundraising was conducted and the organization was able to find partners namely:

  • WCC Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network(EDAN)
  • Agency for Disability Development Africa (ADDA)
  • National Council For Persons With Disability(NCPWD)
  • Minet Kenya Insurance
  • Cure Kenya
  • Lukenya Agrovet Supplies
  • MediHeal group of Hospitals
  • Kajiado County
  • Naivas Supermarkets.
  • U-Fresh Enterprises Ltd

Introduction

The 2019 Doors of Hope Annual Cerebral Palsy walk kicked off at 8.00 am Saturday 5th October at Kitengela bus park, Kajiado County.
Participants streamed in and were registered.

Registration of participants by Doors of Hope staff

This walk takes place annually to celebrate together with persons living with cerebral palsy all over the world. The objective of this year’s walk was to raise funds to purchase a van for our kids at the center.

Participants

The walk was attended by various school students, our partners, the public and other persons who passed by.

2019 Annual Cerebral walk being flagged off in Kajiado County

It was graced and flagged off by our Chief Guest Hon. Samson Ole Tipape. The walk had several sponsors who made the event a success by sponsoring financial, material, or in-kind support.

Medical Camp

The ongoing medical camp by doctors from Mediheal Group of Hospitals and cure Kenya where 200 hundred persons were treated and attended to.