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Join our Youth Council!

18-25? Join 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. Now moving into its second year, the Youth Council […]

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Welcoming Our New CEO!

  Introducing Karl Hankinson: AbleChildAfrica’s new CEO. Karl has worked to develop creative and innovative solutions to some of the most difficult social problems faced by young people from disadvantaged communities throughout his career. He has over twelve years’ experience managing national programmes and organisations for children and young people, both in the UK and […]

New Year, New Challenge! Support John Hobson in his epic fitness and fundraising challenge!

“I thought that as a way to mark this anniversary, and celebrate my birthday, that I would run further than I have ever run before, because…well…why not?!” On 3rd February one of our brilliant supporters John Hobson will be taking on an EnduranceLife Ultra in support of AbleChildAfrica.  Over the past couple of months John […]

Youth Council Member Sarah Visits Little Rock Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre

According to international statistics, around 1 in 7 people globally are estimated to have some form of disability (WHO, 2017), with at least 93 million children living with disabilities (UNICEF, 2013). All of these children have the right to grow, learn and become more independent, but due to numerous barriers, including negative cultural attitudes towards […]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – by Mary Agbesanwa

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – by Mary Agbesanwa When you ask someone how disability inclusive they are they would probably say, ‘I’m inclusive, I know a disabled person and they taught me…’ But in reality, how often do we actually practise being disability inclusive? Do you think about accessibility for someone with a […]

Bertie and his Buccaneers!

Bertie is a fun, enthusiastic and cheeky 6 year old boy from the North of England. He also has Muscular Dystrophy. He lives with his Mum and Dad (Alison and Matt), who met while fundraising in Africa, and his older brother and sister. Together they are ‘Bertie’s Buccaneers’ and they work together to help to […]