The USAID-funded Nutrition Kitchen Garden Program launched at Maria Magdalena Catholic Parish School in Thika, Kenya cares for the special needs of mentally handicapped children.
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16 Day Challenge: Invisible Women: Violence Against Women with Disabilities
Today is Day 9 of our 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. There are over a billion people with disabilities on the planet. Approximately half of them are women with disabilities. They are grandmothers, mothers, partners, lovers and sisters. They are seldom seen in market places, the fields, the classrooms, at the health clinics or […]
Empowerment, Not Pity: HIV Prevention Programs for People with Disabilities
Ed Scholl, of John Snow, Inc., is the AIDSTAR-One Project Director. AIDSTAR-One is funded by USAID’s Office of HIV/AIDS. The project provides technical assistance to USAID and U.S. Government country teams to build effective, well-managed, and sustainable HIV and AIDS programs. The messages were familiar, but the delivery was not. The classroom was filled with […]