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Building skills to create lasting change

Mikaela Campbell is a Can Do Coordinator from Conwy. She tells us how one of her Can Do groups has managed to support their local community during the pandemic.

How we build confidence with Can Do

Fiona is one of our Can Do Coordinators. She tells us how the poetry sessions she's been running have helped young disabled people have an outlet during the pandemic.

Is the pandemic making studying more inclusive?

In the latest episode of the Disability Download, we heard Amelia and Cassie sharing their experiences. Thines Ganeshamoorthy, whose ‘Try it!’ campaign won the NUS Disabled Students’ Campaign of the Year 2015, reacts to their stories.

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.

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...

Staying connected

Neil tells us about how he's been able to stay connected during the pandemic thanks to our Discover IT @ Home programme.