Disability and Poverty.

A global crisis.

Independence, Equality, Opportunity

for disabled people living in poverty.

Two school girls helping each other with class work

Fighting for inclusive education

Close up of an elder woman

Speaking up for women's rights

We work with disabled women who have been tortured, abused and shut out, to overcome the barriers placed in their way.
Tatu grinding rice in her household

Economic Empowerment

We work together with our local partners to promote the inclusion, empowerment and positive change for disabled people.

Disability activists changing lives.

Disabled people living in poverty are some of the most discriminated people on earth. Local disability activists in Africa and Asia are working to ensure every disabled person gets a fighting chance at living their best life. Get involved. Read more.

Disability activists in Uganda

We're recruiting

A new Chief Executive.

We are seeking a new Chief Executive to deliver our vision alongside our Board of Trustees. The right candidate will have the experience to lead and develop the organisation and its goals in a wider environment of constant change. Are you who we are looking for?
A woman in Uganda waters her crops

Can markets work

for people living in extreme poverty?

As leaders of governments, businesses and INGOs gather for Davos this week, foremost on their agenda should be how to reach the 800 million people trapped in extreme poverty and living on less than $1.90 a day. Many of these people are highly marginalized due to their gender, disability, age, race, ethnicity, migratory status, sexuality, caste or geographic isolation. As well as being a great injustice, this represents a huge pool of unrealised human potential.

Hands of person handling medicine

How community mental health works in Nepal

Lessons from Nepal

The project team behind the Mental Health programme in Bangladesh has visited Nepal, to explore what is happening in other places to support people with mental health issues.