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...
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.


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...

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...

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.