Tag Archives: "Africa"

Day of the African Child: Empowering us all

Written by Carl Kojo Apeagyei (@Apeagyei_), Fundraising and Events Intern As adults, many of us are used to making decisions which fundamentally alter our lives and the lives of those around us. Choices such as having children, taking a new job, getting married or leaving school are core in defining ‘What it means to be […]

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Our Youth Ambassador reflects on the World Humanitarian Summit

I have just returned from the World Humanitarian Summit where I was representing AbleChildAfrica. I had the privilege to meet young disabled activists from all over the world, and hear their inspirational stories about what they were doing to progress the rights of persons with disabilities in their own countries as well as internationally. Ivan […]

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Announcement: we’re venturing into Rwanda!

Thanks to the generous donations we received from our 30x30x30 Campaign last month and an initial grant from The British and Foreign Schools Society (BFSS); we’re delighted to announce we’ll begin working in Rwanda this year! In May, we’ll launch a pilot project working alongside UWEZO, a local disabled youth organisation based in Kigali, Rwanda. […]

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AbleChildAfrica is #UpForSchool!

AbleChildAfrica has joined the #UpForSchool campaign, which is calling on world leaders to make education a priority to ensure the 59 million out of school children gain their right to education. One out of three children who are out of school have a disability, and without focusing global efforts on tackling the barriers disabled children […]

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Living with Epilepsy: Conflicting Hemispheres

A special piece for National Epilepsy Week Written By: Savraj Kaur – Fundraising Development Manager In 2013, a medic told me I had reaped the fruits of a postcode lottery. My prize was an awake-craniotomy at a top neurosurgical hospital in London. Even my surgeon was famous in the field, and head of the surgical arm of […]

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