Skills training for the mentally-challenged

project partner:Jacaranda Workshop
location:Kenya
funcing period:1995-1996

summary: Jacaranda Workshop is the only skills-training centre for mentally-challenged adults in Kenya.

Charlotte first visited Jacaranda in 1995 and subsequently devoted 80 days over 7 months and invested 7,774 from Trade plus Aid to assist Jacaranda to create an extensive programme to raise funds and increase long-term income by producing handicrafts for domestic and international markets.

In 1997, Jacaranda thanked Charlotte for saving the jobs of its 45 mentally-challenged workers who would have been unable to find work elsewhere.

If you would like to assist Jacaranda, please contact: Jacaranda Workshop, PO Box 73776, Nairobi, Kenya. Tel/Fax 00 0254 2 565643


Jacaranda Workshop is the only skills-training centre for mentally-challenged adults in Kenya.