Rukungiri Disability

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

Uganda

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 is a day centre caring for up to 15 children with disabilities, in Soroti, a market town in rural north Uganda.

Morning Star Care Centre

Tourists see one side of Sri Lanka – sun-drenched beaches and luxury hotels. But just along Dehiwela beach is another world. This beach slum is full of squalid, ramshackle huts. High unemployment, frequent alcoholism and domestic violence, and children who are vulnerable to foreign 'sex tourists'.

New Day Centre

Although Albania’s economy continues to grow, it is one of the poorest in Europe – hampered by a large informal economy and inadequate infrastructure.