Tag Archives: "education"

Inclusive Education for All!

It is universally recognised that education is a crucial determinant of individual empowerment and economic standing; in fact, it’s a vital human right. Every girl and every boy – no matter their ability, should have the right to a quality education so that they can have more chances in life; including employment opportunities, better health […]

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3 Things Worth Celebrating This International Literacy Day

We at AbleChildAfrica know the power that education has on the lives of children we work with, so we’re excited that today is International Literacy Day! The theme of this year’s anniversary celebration is “Reading the Past, Writing the Future.” This seeks to increase literacy rates around the world and to promote literacy as a foundation for lifelong […]

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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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Walking to change attitudes in Tanzania

Child Support Tanzania (CST), our partners in Mbeya, Tanzania organised a charity walk to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Thursday 3 December 2015. Over 800 people walked from the Regional Commissioner’s Officer to Sokoine Stadium, the local football stadium, and called on both the Government and the community to change their […]

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Inclusion does matter and is needed to make the SDGs a reality

Today marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and this year’s theme is ‘Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities’ Alongside our partners, AbleChildAfrica tackle the barriers to inclusion for disabled children and young people. We believe that education can be the key, the game changer, to disabled children being able to […]

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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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