Noah and Jane are members of the Elgon Foundation of Persons with Albinism in Uganda. Photo: Emma HinesOur stories of change come directly from disabled people themselves.We believe it's vitally important that the voices of disabled people themselves are heard. These stories demonstrate the impact of our work to all our donors and as examples of why disabled people should be included in all development work.Gender
Children and families
Mohamed is 22 and lives in Tanzania. He has Albinism.
At first Margaret thought she had malaria, but after hearing someone talking about HIV on the radio, began to wonder if it really was just malaria and went for a blood test. Margaret tested positive and was referred to The Aids Support Organisation (
Wabowaman Touré is nineteen. She has a spinal curvature and has been physically disabled since the age of five. Because of her disability, her parents refused to send her to school. ADD is helping her to overcome this and turn her life around.
It was terrible when I had Janey. Her biological father told me to strangle her. I thank God for giving my Janey, for she was my first child and I am so happy to have her.
Mama Bess (Jane's mother)