Real People. Real Stories.
Meet the men and women we are partnering with in Bangladesh to help end disability discrimination.
Asia is 48 and the mother to four daughters including Nadia who has a disability. Poverty and stigma made every day difficult for Asia and her family.
Shathi is 22 and has a physical disability. Before she joined a self-help group run by local disability activists, she was ashamed to speak her name in public. Read her story.
Pushpa survived a devastating cyclone which hit her village. Now, she wants to help ensure that policy-makers take into account the needs of people with disabilities during natural disasters. .
Abdur Rahim is fighting poverty and stigma so that disabled people in his community can get a seat at the table and claim their rights. Read his story.
Sultan Gazi, is 72 years old. During his life he’s endured huge struggles because of attitudes towards his disability.
Shainur lives in rural Bangladesh, in an area prone to flooding and cyclones. When her daughter was 8 she started to display severe behavioural issues.
Find out how you can support our Seat at the Table appeal and raise vital funds to help empower disability activists in Bangladesh.
Everything raised with be matched by philanthropists!