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Nine businesses owned by disabled people

Caprice-Kwai is a 20-year-old disabled fashion student, model and jewellery designer from London. She highlights nine of her favourite businesses that are owned by disabled people.

Supporting Rose to find her passion

Rose is a disabled single mother from the Adjumani district of Northern Uganda. Thanks to our Inclusive Livelihood project, Rose is able to follow her passion.

Ten months at Leonard Cheshire

For the tenth day of Christmas, our CEO Ruth Owen looks back on her first ten months at Leonard Cheshire since she joined in February 2021.

Recognising Scovia's potential

Scovia took part in our inclusive livelihoods project in Uganda. She tells us about setting up her own salon and how she adapted during the coronavirus pandemic.

How Kanta has changed her life

Kanta is a single mother who lives in Northern Uganda. Thanks to our Inclusive Livelihoods project in Uganda, Kanta now runs a successful tailoring business.

Building up a business

Scovia took part in our inclusive livelihoods project in Uganda. She tells us about setting up her successful tailoring business.

What I want for Christmas

Anna is a disability justice activist and scholar. She tells us what's at the top of her accessibility wish list this Christmas.

Here throughout history

People who exist at the intersection of minority identities have left their mark throughout history. In this instalment of At the intersection series, we have chosen a couple of these historical figures to highlight as part of Disability History...

What being the first blind student in my school taught me

Ben Poggo Lou is the Director of Inclusive Education in South Sudan. He tells how his experience as a blind student at a local school inspired him to try and change the system to include children with disabilities in mainstream education.

How Boke is focusing on her future

Boke is supported by the Girls' Education Challenge Transition (GEC-T) project in Kenya. We look at the impact the Covid pandemic had on the project and how Boke is looking to inspire other young women.