Posts Tagged: Children

Jungle Man

As I spent time with DS I was reminded once again how special so many of our partners are. A self-confessed "jungle man", he feels out of place in town. Even though we met in an area of north-western Thailand which feels fairly remote to me, he still feels uncomfortable. We spent time going through his work supporting village schools in the south of Karenni state in Myanmar, talking through the difficulties of running schools which the government is seeking to eliminate. The government is keen to build schools, provide teachers from out of state and help develop...

‘They don’t want pity, they want change’

"Disability is not inability” was the phrase being chanted by hundreds of schoolchildren, teachers, families and committee board members, throughout the day at Atira Disability Action Group.