Month: June 2015

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Listen in and trend with #WeAreAllAble !

We invite you to sign up for our Thunderclap today! In Africa, fewer than 10 per cent of children with disabilities receive any form of education and only 2 per cent attend school. Those few disabled children in Africa who do attend school face multiple challenges, such as; a lack of specialised equipment, lack of parent […]

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AbleChildAfrica Trustees Visit African Partners – Part III (ANDY)

Paul Harrison joined the AbleChildAfrica Board of Trustees in 2014. Paul’s professional career spans over fifteen years in the global investment management business, leading teams of both investment managers as well as distribution professionals. Clare Adam joined AbleChildAfrica as a trustee in May 2013. After a visit to our partners in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda in September […]

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Volunteering: Everyone’s cup of tea

A special piece in response to National Volunteers Week Written By: Matt Maclure – Programmes and Advocacy Intern Volunteering has become an occupation synonymous with ‘giving something back to the community’. In our current economic climate this is no longer the reality, and it is increasingly important that our youth today recognise the mutual exchange […]

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AbleChildAfrica Welcomes Jenny Bowie to the Team!

Jenny Bowie joins AbleChildAfrica as Programmes and Advocacy Officer in June 2015. She joins AbleChildAfrica from Bond, the UK membership body for international development, where she has supported the development sector to influence the UK government in key areas such as the 0.7% International Development Bill and Post-2015 agenda, through the action/2015 campaign. She graduated from University […]