Thursday, 11 January 2007

GDC & KSL Promotion

Mzee Bubu was forwarded an email from Global Deaf Connection (which was sent out today) talking about GDC's works in promoting Kenyan Sign Language.

GDC has been granted the right to reproduce and distribute throughout Kenya a KSL interactive CD ROM consisting of 3,000 KSL signs. The entertaining instructional CD was produced inhouse by some Peace Corps volunteers and the Kenya Sign Language Research Project last year. Ten youth will be on hand as volunteers to assist GDC in this reproduction endeavor.

Julie (Guberman) Hochgesang (d) was involved heavily in the creation of the CD along with several Peace Corps volunteers such as: Jesse Guberman, Jessica Dankert and Erin Moore with support from University of Nairobi's Kenya Sign Language Research Project.

Mzee Bubu very happy see more KSL materials developed :-)

We Deaf Kenyans need more materials, more resources, more research, proper bilingual education in Kenya!