About Us

AbleChildAfrica is a UK based charity working with and alongside partner organisations in Africa to achieve equal rights for disabled children and young people.  We are the leading UK charity working exclusively with and for disabled children in Africa.  The children we work with are some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

Latest News

Welcoming our new CEO: Karl Hankinson

After seven years of stewarding AbleChildAfrica from strength to strength, we are sadly going to be saying goodbye to our current CEO, Jane Anthony, later this month. While she will be sorely missed, we are very excited to welcome our new CEO into the AbleChildAfrica family. We are delighted to introduce to you Karl Hankinson.

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We are expanding our Youth Council!

AbleChildAfrica is excited to be expanding our Youth Council; a like-minded group of young people who want to play an active role in supporting our vision to create a world where all children with disabilities are able to fulfil their potential.

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Read our latest blogs

In January 2018, I went on my first official AbleChildAfrica field visit to our partners USDC in Uganda and ANDY in Kenya. As someone new to the disability sector, I was really excited to see how social model of disability and a child centred approach to inclusive education works in practice.

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You Can Help

We are proud that in 2014, 92p of every  £1 donated was spent on charitable activities.

Whatever you give today, your donation has the power to change the life of a disabled child in Africa.

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Be Inspired!

Learn more about AbleChildAfrica and the opportunities for disabled children in Africa by watching our short video. See how the Little Rock Early Education Centre in Kibera, Kenya, has transformed the lives of children by providing a safe, inclusive environment, and how funding like yours can make a difference today.



If you help them they will help themselves – so please dig deep and support the great work of this charity I am proud to be Patron of.
Dame Evelyn Glennie, DBE