Disability Africa is a charity formed from individuals with many years of experience of working with, and developing services for, disabled young people and their families.

Our pool of expertise includes:

  • Extensive experience of project development for disabled people

  • Educational expertise specifically the educational needs of disabled young people

  • Paediatrics

  • International project development

  • Financial management

Damon Hill


Disabled young people all over the world face unfair inequality of opportunities, but in parts of Africa conditions can be unimaginably hard. I believe we have an obligation to help if we can... read more



Chris Brewer


I have known Ric for many years. Before he founded Disability Africa, he was Director of Challengers, another charity for disabled young people which our Company chose to support as the main beneficiary in its Centenary Year in 2004... read more



Ken Tyrell


Ken became an airline pilot as a result of a chance sighting of an advertisement for pilots for BEA and BOAC. He graduated from 'The University of the Air' in Hamble in the early sixties. In 1966 he flew his first Trident and spent the next thirty years flying passenger aircraft... read more


Adrian Abbott


Following qualification as a chartered accountant, Adrian worked at Price Waterhouse and then as internal audit manager at Unilever followed by a transfer to a chief accountant role at a subsidiary group... read more



Dr Penny Gibson


Penny is a retired Consultant Community Paediatrician who worked in Surrey. She lead the local Develpmental paediatric service and also advised health service commissioners in her role as Clinical Champion for Children and Families for NHS Surrey... read more



David Monk


Since 1997, David has been Headteacher of Pond Meadow School in Surrey, working with pupils between the ages of 2 and 19 with severe, complex and profound needs including autism and medical needs... read more


Sue Haworth Edwards


Sue joined the MOD in 1990 and has worked in a wide variety of both finance and managerial positions within a number of different branches throughout MOD.... read more