“We Want to Be Seen”
Kenya Mental Health Initiative
By Tomislav Zaja
Breaking apart stigmas with the Kenya Mental Health Initiative.
Stigma associated with intellectual and/ or psychosocial disabilities in Kenya has a profound effect, forcing people and families into hidden lives. NGOs such as the Kenya Mental Health Initiative that support people and their families play many roles: educating, advocating, and innovating through the development of social enterprises that make it possible for people to earn money to support themselves and contribute to their families.