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Podcast: Crohn’s and Colitis’ hidden challenges

This month we’ve teamed up with Crohn’s & Colitis UK to bring you an episode that’s all about non-visible disabilities and health conditions and the stigma that can often come with it. We talk stigma, mental health and lockdown with Ben Macfarlane...

How one company opened adventures to all

This week Leonard Cheshire and Expedia Group released a new report about making the travel industry more inclusive. One of the people to contribute to the report was Jezza Williams. We spoke to him about how he set out to open up adventure tourism...

Alice’s quest for education amidst a pandemic

Alice Atieno Ouma is one beneficiary of the Education for Life project. She is 18 years old and lives with her husband and child in Wakesi village, Muhoroni Sub-County, Kisumu County, Kenya.

Changing the conversation around disability

Lidia Pretorius is Disability Inclusion Advisor on the Girls’ Education South Sudan (GESS) project. She's been working with journalists to change the conversation around girls with disabilities.

How we're supporting disabled girls during a pandemic

In Kenya, we’ve been working to help offer educational pathways to girls aged 10 to 19 who may not have had opportunities to learn. It’s part of our work on the UK Aid funded Girls’ Education Challenge - Leave No Girl Behind programme named Education...

Finding my inspiration

Vilda explains how the Girls’ Education Challenge made her feel positive about disability and her future.

Renewed hope

Delilah Adongo is 15 year’s old from Amolatar, Northern Uganda. Thanks to our education project in Uganda, Delilah has been able to attend school - something her Grandad never thought was possible.