education

The ones left behind

It’s a pretty terrible statistic that only 2% of disabled children in Africa attend school, so wherever we go, we are always keen to have the conversation.
 

Inclusive education in Africa: Look beyond the school gates

Only 2% of disabled children in Africa are attending school. This clearly isn't good enough. But what is inclusive education? Well, it's about much more than just being in the same room. We need to consider the complex reasons why disabled children are denied their right to a quality education and adopt a child-centred approach which looks beyond simple statistics.

Parenting is the hardest job in the world. Some things make it even harder

It’s true that being a parent of a disabled child is even harder because society places barriers in the way of disabled people and their families.

A country of contrasts: Kenya's forgotten children

Our Project Development Officer for East Africa explores inequality, poverty and disability in rural Kenya