From 2018 to 2022, we trained over 100 media practitioners representing about 30 media organisations in disability-inclusive media reporting. Since the media actively shapes the public narrative, the program positioned media organisations to shape public perception about persons with disabilities. Our goal was to normalize disability as part of society by addressing the various cultural, […]
The annual disability dialogue series started in 2014 to mark United Nations International Day of Persons with disabilities. This event brings together multi-sector stakeholders to share knowledge and global best practices and find lasting solutions to the needs of persons with disabilities in Nigeria. This event hosted by Access Bank plc in its headquarters has […]
The youth employment program is upskilling young persons with disabilities with employability and life skills and connecting them with job opportunities across Nigeria. Since 2020, we have trained and connected about 235 young persons with disabilities to jobs and recorded about a 50% retention rate, with an average of 150% increase in household income.
Since 2019, we have trained and worked with various organisations, especially in the private sector, to help improve disability accessibility in their corporate policies, processes, programs and platforms. This started when we co-design the development of the Disability Accessibility Toolkit in partnership with Sightsavers Nigeria under the Inclusion Works program. We have worked with over […]
As a founding member of the Nigeria Business Disability Network, we support the network with technical expertise to improve the disability confidence of member organisations. In 2022, we supported the organisation of the maiden edition of the Nigeria Diversity and Inclusion Conference in commemoration of Global Accessibility Day. The conference brought together various private sector […]
Following the Discrimination Against Persons with Disability (Prohibition) Act in January 2019, we launched the #FollowDisACT (curated from Follow the Disability Act) to drive, monitor and report the progress of the implementation of the Act. This campaign started with a media sensitization of media organisations and the public through various curated content to help society […]
The business support program provides training, mentorship, networking opportunities and funding support and linkages to entrepreneurs with disabilities across Nigeria. So far, we have trained and supported over 500 entrepreneurs with disabilities to start and/or scale their businesses. About 40% of beneficiaries of this program have reported at least a 60% increase in their business […]
In 2019, we hosted a disability-inclusion hackathon that birthed three new products that have become independent organisations. These include Vinsight, which created a currency recognition mobile app for visually impaired people, and TheraConnect, which helps parents of children with disabilities find and connect to caregivers across Nigeria.
In 2018, we launched the Inclusion Hub, a disability-focused digital training centre for persons with disabilities in Lagos. This launch of this hub helped amplify our digital inclusion program for persons with disabilities and the promotion of inclusion products and services. Since then, we have trained persons with disabilities across Nigeria in various ICT skills, […]