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Dreaming big: Zambian Person with Disability aspires to become president

This may sound to you like a day dream.  For a young man with physical disability to crave for presidency ─ the highest office in the land, ─ is probably unthinkable in a country where discrimination against Persons with Disabilities still reigns. Yet for a 24-year-old Ian Banda, his dream …

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Restoring Hope: the benefit of effective CBR initiatives in Zambia

Bruce Mubuyayeta Nasilele, 37, is a resident of Dambwa North in Livingstone, Zambia. He is a member of Zambia Psychosocial Disability Association and Zambia Association for Hydrocephalus and Spinal Bifida. Nasilele lives with psychosocial disability.  He suffered from cerebral malaria and spine problems during childhood  and since then, he has …

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Articles from the Sierra Leone Writers’ Workshop

ADDRESSING THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF DISABILITY IN SIERRA LEONE By Maada J.  FuadPWDs encounter a lot of consequences, such as discrimination and abandonment,   labelling them by their disabilities like cripple, one-legged man, one-eyed woman and so on…………… Click Here to download CHALLENGES VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN GO THROUGH WHEN THEY LACK …

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Articles from the Uganda Writers’ Workshop

ENABLING THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY TO FULL PARTICIPATE IN WORSHIP IN PUBLIC PLACES By Miiro MichaelThe right to association and religious participation in Uganda is a human right to everyone, Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) inclusive………….. Click Here to download PARENTING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM By Susan AlamaiParenting is an exciting process that is …

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Articles from the South Africa Writers’ Workshop

Community Based Rehabilitation as a vehicle of empowerment for people with disabilities in accessing equitable Health Care By Mncedisi Christian Lodwyk MdunyelwaThe point of departure of this document is two fold: Firstly, it explains why CBR can be used as tool to facilitate equitable and quality health care for PWDs and …

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Articles from the Malawi Writers’ Workshop

BRAILLE LITERACY: AN ESSENTIAL TOOL TO DEVELOPMENT By Ulemu Kawale Malawi government is implementing adult literacy programs. It is however sad to note that blind women who score very low on the literacy profile in the country are not included. . …………. Click Here to download Disability and Parenthood – The …

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Articles from the Kenya Writers’ Workshop

Improving Reproductive Health Services for Women with Disabilities By Alice Nganwa Uganda’s maternal mortality rate of 500/100,000 is the highest in East Africa. Steps have been taken to improve reproductive health (RH) services to make them more responsive to the needs of women in Uganda ……………click here to download full …

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Articles from the Tanzania Writers’ Workshop

CBR PROGRAMME IN IRINGA REGION: HOW COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN OWN AND CONTRIBUTE TO PROGRAMMES By Bilali B. SaidCommunity Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Programme started in Iringa region in 1998 where people saw it as a government project. …………. Click Here to download Creating Awareness of Rehabilitation for People who Cannot See in …

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Articles from the Ghana Writers’ Workshop

Effects of Aggressive Behaviours on the African society and ways to Manage them By Alimata Abdul KarimuMany conflicts that occur in Africa are partly as a result of aggressive acts. The aggressive acts can be caused by poverty, deprivation and role modeling. …………. Click Here to download The role of district assemblies …

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Articles from the Egypt Writers’ Workshop

The education an effective way for preventing child Labor The child labor in one of the most critical issues now in Egypt because the number of the working children increase every time specially in the randomized areas , also the side effects of that Issues reflects negatively on those children …

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