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Making inclusion the headline act

Rapper Kray-Z Legz tells us about navigating the music scene as a disabled person and why representation is so important.

Podcast: Fantasy Fiction with Ennis Rook Bashe

In this episode, Gwenyth Withers chats to disabled, neuroqueer author Ennis Rooke Bashe. We talk to them all about their debut novel and look at disabled experience of media creation and consumption.

Building businesses back in India

Jis Jose, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer and Rajarajan, Programme Manager from Cheshire Homes Coimbatore, reflect on the impact of the pandemic on livelihoods in India.

Why Nurdin is determined to learn

13-year-old Nurdin loves going to school and playing sports with his friends. But when he was younger, school didn’t seem like a possibility.

Why Disability History Month is important

Selina Mills is our Relationship Manager. She tells us about her favourite blind figures in history and why celebrating Disability History Month should be important to everyone.

International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD)

Every year, on the 3 December, the world celebrates the UN IDPWD. The theme for 2021 is “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world.”

Disabled people must be included in programme development

Supporting people with disabilities to improve their digital skills is a key part of our innovation to inclusion (i2i) programme in Kenya and Bangladesh. Angel Perez explains how our partnership with Learning Age Solutions (LAS) is creating unique...

Hannah's employment journey

Hannah tells us about her employment journey - from the importance of disability coordinators to having to recognise her own talent and self-worth.