Skip to content

Kitale, Kenya        +254 0799 383783, 0710 487807    

Welcome to Jipange

What motivates you in life? One might think, being blind or visually impaired means, one will never amount to anything in life. Such a mind set could never be further from the truth. At Jipange, we may not have sight but here are some of the mind sets that propel us to do what we do:

  1. The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. 
  2. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
  3. There is no better way to thank God for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark.
  4. Alone we can do so little, but together we can do so much. 

There are many ways that one can be involved in support of Jipange’s mission. Naomi Twedt, a 6th grader tells her story on her efforts to donate her time in order to be a guide for Mark Sabwami, founder of Jipange Special Needs Center. How will you get involved? Please visit the Happenings page to get a glimpse of what is going on at Jipange. To make a donation, go to the Make a Donation page.


Jipange’s vision is to see a world where the blind persons reconsider their disadvantage as an advantage through self-development counseling and life skills empowerment that will enable education access. We also seek to enable blind persons to become self-reliant and effective workers in the job market.


Empower the blind by enabling access to education so they become self-reliant. Provide personal development counseling and career guidance. Provide entrepreneurship skills to improve socioeconomic living standards. Tackle the training inaccessibility problem in rural areas In Kenya.


The concept of Jipange is to use rehabilitation as a tool which enables the blind to use their disability as an advantage and where they take their destiny in their own hands.