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10 disabled entrepreneurs

Each year, we team up with the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation to run a competition for disabled entrepreneurs to win funding for their businesses from easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. In 2019, 10 entrepreneurs won prizes ranging from £5...

Podcast: The impact of assistive technology

In this episode of our The Disability Download podcast, we’re talking all things assistive tech. Listen to our Director of Assistive Technology, Steve Tyler, tell us about the latest developments in technology, while tech blogger Glen Turner chats...

Five amazing fundraisers

We've had a brilliant 2019! To celebrate here are just five of our favourite fundraising moments.

Three new ambassadors

In 2019 we have been lucky enough to introduce Amar Latif, Sophie Morgan and Olivia Breen as ambassadors.

Why I dread using trains

Hannah is disabled and uses a powerchair. She tells us about her experience of using trains and why having to pre-book assistance and having to manoeuvre her powerchair into a wheelchair space can make travelling by train so stressful.

Sophie Morgan's inclusive journey to Kenya

Sophie Morgan is an award-winning disability activist and ambassador for our international work. In November 2019, she travelled to Kenya with us to find out more about our projects.

Breaking down employment barriers globally

Tiziana Oliva, executive director of global influencing and impact, looks at how the Innovation to Inclusion (i2i) programme is addressing the disability employment gap in Kenya and Bangladesh.