development

‘Isn’t it just too difficult and too expensive to include disabled people?’

This view is often implied in discussions about disability, Africa and development. But the case for inclusion is economic, social and above all moral. We should view it as an opportunity rather than an expense. 

"I’ve never thought about disabled children in Africa”


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The paralysing effects of pity

At Disability Africa, we try to think things through before we act. We do get emotional sometimes, but we try never to let that guide our strategy. 

Poverty tourism: harming the people you want to help

To allow our projects to become poverty tourism attractions would reinforce the models of charity, unequal relationships and double standards that we reject and deplore.