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A group of people are smiling and holding up A4 guides, outside a school in Nigeria.

Inclusive Futures wins Zero Project award for work on education

Inclusive Futures has won a Zero award for its work on collaborating with organisations of people with disabilities (OPDs) across its inclusive education projects.

December 2023
A group of women in colourful dresses and headscarves are listening to someone speak. A woman in white is showing another woman a document in her hand.

Stories of organisational change: how our partners are putting disability inclusion into practice

In this blog series, we capture the journeys our mainstream development partners have taken towards becoming more inclusive as a result of being part of the Inclusive Futures initiative.

November 2023
Onyinyechi, who is a polio survivor and information analyst, sits next to her colleague Agiri at the Nigeria civil service commission.

How can we meaningfully include women and girls with disabilities in development programmes?

Panellists from the recent webinar ‘Be inclusive: reaching women and girls with disabilities in humanitarian and development programmes’ respond to our follow-up questions.

October 2023

Tackling discrimination through design: lessons from an innovative workshop

Sightsavers’ Isabella Giorgio shares what she learned from a workshop to develop communication materials for an inclusive family planning project, reflecting the experiences and concerns of people with disabilities.

September 2023
A road sign with two arrows, one reads Kakuma Refugee Camp and the other one is Lodwar Kitale

World Humanitarian Day 2023: Supporting women with disabilities in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp

Sightsavers’ Rachel Okwar visited Kakuma to collect stories from two Inclusive Futures projects operating within the camp.

August 2023
Joan stands in front of a field of sorghum crops.

Labour Day 2023: promoting labour rights in Kenya

Every year on 1 May, the Central Organization of Trade Unions Kenya holds an event in Nairobi to raise awareness about labour issues and advocate for better laws to protect workers’ rights.

April 2023
A mother and her two sons are smiling and laughing.

How can building collaborative alliances support disability inclusion?

What we've learned in Inclusive Futures about building collaborative alliances with and between local authorities and organisations of people with disabilities to support disability inclusion.

March 2023
A man with a visual impairment is talking to other people with disabilities at an eye clinic in Nigeria.

A guide to building successful partnerships between INGOs and disability organisations

Inclusive Futures is committed to engaging people with disabilities in its programmes. But what does this term really mean, and what does it look like in practice?

January 2023

Why disability inclusion in sexual health is vital: the key messages

Access to and uptake of sexual and reproductive health for people with disabilities is one of the important milestones to reach the commitment to universal health coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals.

January 2023
A girl with a disability interacts with children without disabilities in her class.

Our work on inclusive early childhood development and education in Kenya

To celebrate World Children's Day, we take a closer look at our work on early childhood development and education in Kenya, and what makes it innovative.

November 2022
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