Disability activist

DFID ANNOUNCES NEW FUNDING FOR DISABILITY ISSUES.

We are delighted to be part of the successful consortia, led by Sightsavers International, that have been awarded both DFID’s Aid Connect grant and DFID’s Disability Inclusive Development contract.

From team ADD
24.07.2018
Clare McKeown
Global Disability Summit

WITHOUT US IT'S ALL HOT AIR.

The UK is hosting the world's first Global Disability Summit. We're calling for the voices of disabled people to be front and center during the discussions. Without disability activists, it's all just hot air.

From team ADD
23.07.2018
Laura Macchietto
Ummy Nderiananga, Disability Activist.

CHANGE BEGINS WITH US.

Meet the activist taking the fight against disability discrimination to a global level at the Global Disability Summit. 

From team ADD
17.07.2018
Laura Macchietto
Trishna Bharadia, ADD International Ambassador

OUR NEW AMBASSADOR

We're delighted to announce that Trishna Bharadia has joined the ADD International family as our Ambassador!

From team ADD
14.06.2018
Paula Alionyte
road.

Ground breaking review

To review the impact of our inclusive education work in Tanzania we asked a group of children with disabilities to conduct a review of how we've been doing. Read their ground breaking report.

From the field
27.04.2018
Susie Bennett
Samantha Renke, ADD International Ambassador

MEET OUR NEW AMBASSADOR

We're delighted to welcome Samantha Renke to the ADD International family, as our Ambassador! 

From team ADD
16.03.2018
Paula Alionyte
Activist smiling.

SAFEGUARDING AT ADD INTERNATIONAL.

It is essential that all organisations, including ADD International, interrogate their practises to ensure our values are more powerfully embodied than ever. 

From team ADD
6.03.2018
Jimmy Innes
Soneni Gwizi, ADD International Ambassador

OUR NEW AMBASSADOR!

We're delighted to announce that Soneni Gwizi has joined the ADD International family as our Ambassador!

From team ADD
21.02.2018
Paula Alionyte
road.

Development in a digital world.

DFID has recently released their vision on how to improve the way digital development is delivered in developing countries over the next few years. What does this entail for people with disabilities?

From team ADD
12.02.2018
Vanessa Ansah-Pewudie
Mental Health Directory booklet

Tackling mental health stigma

In Bangladesh, the lack of information and mental health practitioners leads people to seek help from traditional healers, with damaging and potentially fatal consequences.

From the field
5.01.2018
celebrating activists.

IDPD 2017.

This International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we're celebrating the courage and dedication of disability activists around the world. 

Activism
3.12.2017
Barbara winning a charity award

Dame Barbara

We are thrilled that our former Chief Executive Barbara Frost has become a Dame in the Queen's birthday honours list in recognition for services to the provision of safe water, sanitation and hygiene in developing countries and constantly championing disability inclusion.

From team ADD
24.11.2017
Disability and democracy

DISABILITY AND DEMOCRACY

Only 6 British MPs identify as disabled. In a world where 1 in 7 people have a disability, this lack of representation is a serious threat to the inclusion of disabled people in UK policy matters. 

From team ADD
16.10.2017
Mosharraf Hossain
boy at desk

LAUNCHING OUR NEW APPEAL

We're excited to launch our new appeal, 'My Right to a Future', helping children with disabilities in pre-primary school to access a pre-primary education. 

Activism
12.10.2017