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Why you should be hiring disabled people

34-year-old Miriam Wawira Njeru is a customer care executive for Safaricom. But her journey to employment hasn't always been easy. She has had to overcome stigma and discrimination around her disability.

Using an Alexa has changed my life

Thanks to technology like Alexa and Duolingo, Natalie has been able to rebuild her confidence and stay connected to her friends and family. She tells us about how our Digital Inclusion project has been life-changing for her.

I now feel confident using technology

Stephen started to get involved with Go Digital just before coronavirus lockdown measures due were introduced. He tells us how the project has supported him during lockdown.

Transforming communication

Nick Bishop finds out how modern communication technology will make a difference to disabled people’s lives at Hill House.

My anxiety no longer limits me

Sam recently took part in a 10-week internship at Meridian Business Support as part of our Change 100 programme. He tells us why his experience has left him feeling hopeful about the future.

Opportunity Suffolk helped me gain confidence

Gregor felt like his life was over after he was made redundant. Thanks to our Opportunity Suffolk programme, Gregor has managed to get himself a new job and is in a much better position.

FCDO must keep disability inclusion a priority

Gemma Hope, our Director of Policy, outlines what we want to see from the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) when it comes to disability inclusion.