providing a mattress and other resources to a child with disabilities

Disability Outreach Soroti

Our Disability Outreach programme in Soroti, Uganda, seeks to dismantle the barriers caused by prejudice and poverty for children with disabilities - barriers which often prevent them accessing medical care, attending...
children working hard farming

Empowerment For Education

An estimated 88% of Ethiopian children live in poverty. Not just financial insecurity, but a multi-dimensional poverty which includes lack of access to basic needs like housing, sanitation or...

Christmas Appeal 2020

In Koshe, children start school late and drop out quickly. Instead of learning skills in the classroom, they go straight to work, in the fields, in the home, on the...
A girl with disabilities in Rukungiri using wooden walking sticks

Rukungiri Disability

The combination of poverty and disability is toxic. Add stigma and discrimination, and the mix is even more destructive.

Wau Teacher Training

South Sudan is the world’s newest nation, and one of the world’s most fragile states. Years of war and violence mean education in South Sudan has been severely...

Houtberg Childcare Centre

Due to economic isolation and internal political instability, 72% of people in Zimbabwe live below the poverty line.


Zambia has the fourth highest birth rate in the world and an extremely high HIV/AIDs burden. These factors combined with a high level of poverty – 60.5% of the...


An average population age of just 15 years means that Uganda is disproportionately young. 19.7% of people live below the poverty line.

The Ark

The Ark was a pioneering project tackling huge cultural barriers in Soroti, north Uganda. Widespread prejudice against both children and adults with disabilities meant they were considered worthless: The last...