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              • Five-Year Plan for Mental Health Care in Rural Areas

                BasicNeeds Ghana capacitates physicians and health workers about mental health issues, how to treat them, and how to gain knowledge about appropriate medication. Since its founding in 2002, the programme has benefitted more than 19,000 poor and marginalized living people with mental health issues or epilepsy.
                Basic Needs Ghana, Ghana

              • This photograph shows a large white accessbile sales room with white desks, red chairs and seating options. In the background employees are servicing their costumers.

                African telecom provider aiming at an inclusive workforce and accessible customer experience

                Safaricom, a major mobile network operator from Kenya, committed to achieving a 5 per cent share of people with disabilities in its workforce by 2025. As part of the company’s Diversity & Inclusion Programme, offices and sales outlets are being made barrier-free and products and services are being made more accessible.
                Safaricom PLC, Diversity & Inclusion Programme, Kenya

              • A young woman is sat on the floor leaning against a bag of crocheted goods and with goods piled beside her. She is crocheting using a crochet hook and light pink wool. She is wearing a hygiene mask.

                Providing income-generating activities to refugees with disabilities

                Launched in 2017, the programme provides inclusive livelihoods for people with disabilities in two refugee settlement areas in Uganda. The water supply is connected to accessible water points, and seeds and tools for vegetable growing are provided. By 2020, 3,215 people have benefited.
                World Vision, Inclusive Livelihood for Refugees, Uganda

              • Developmental and career path training

                for adults with intellectual disabilities

                Cape Mental Health, “TRAINING WORKSHOPS UNLIMITED”, South Africa

              • Improving speech by visualizing it

                Bellen Speech Visualizer provides a student with a target for a word or sound and visualizes what the correct word or sound would look like. The software then allows the student to progressively train him/herself to reach the target pronunciation via a visual feedback loop and an auditory feedback loop.
                ADJ Electronics, South Africa

              • Training teachers to keep children with disabilities in school

                The specific target group of the project were 180 children in upper primary classes in 12 selected schools. 18 teachers (9 female/9 male) were qualified as master trainers in the inclusive child-to-child methodology. Furthermore, USDC advocates for Inclusive Education, seeking partnerships with likeminded organizations.
                Uganda Society for Disabled Children, Uganda

              • Reserved elected seats for persons with disabilities

                Uganda’s Constitution rules that the State shall ensure fair representation of marginalized groups on all government bodies: the parliament as well as every village, parish, sub-county, and district council. As a result Uganda’s 47,000 representatives with disabilities are easily the largest group of politicians with disabilities in the world.
                NUDIPU - National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda, CONSTITUTION, PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS STATUTE & LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ACT, Uganda

              • NOUSPR takes delivery of a new sewing machine, which will enable this self-help group to start and run a small-scale tailoring business. Copyright: NOUSPR, Rwanda

                Empowerment through peer-to-peer support

                NOUSPR advocates and provides persons with psychosocial disabilities with a platform for a unified voice to enable them to access all necessary services and opportunities. In 2015 the program had some 1,200 members, 79 per cent of whom were persons who had themselves experienced mental health challenges.
                NOUSPR - National Organization of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry in Rwanda, Rwanda

              • A child on a wheelchair going swimming.

                Multiple tailored solutions offer physical and financial independence

                In the Alhassan Foundation more than 50 percent of the board members and 80 percent of the employees are wheelchair users. The Foundation aims for wheelchair users in Egypt to reach higher levels of inclusion and independance in all aspects of life, including education, employment, and sports.
                Alhassan Foundation, Egypt

              • Focusing on employer needs and creating hundreds of jobs for young people with intellectual disabilities

                The SETI Centre was founded by Caritas Egypt to provide vocational preparation and training to youth with intellectual disabilities. From its beginnings until 2016, the SETI Centre has placed over 500 youth with disabilities in various types of jobs as well as supported 300 of them to start their own businesses.
                SETI Centre for Training and Studies on Disability, Egypt