Why Disabled Children Don’t Attend School

Important Reasons Why Disabled Children Are Less Likely To Attend School Over 150 million children in the world live with a disability and 80% of them live in developing countries. Nine out of 10 of these children do not attend school. Why? Physical Barriers Bad Policies Stereotypes & Misconceptions No wheelchairs or other assistive devices [...]

By |June 20th, 2018|NEWS, Uncategorized|0 Comments

EquallyAble to Build Disability Centers Globally

In most developing countries, full inclusion of people with disabilities is still a distant dream. Those in need lack access to education, equipment, and employment, and rehabilitative services often simply do not exist. EquallyAble is now working to make this dream a reality with its state-of-the-art CARES (Centers for Advancement, Rehabilitative Empowerment, and Support) Centers. [...]

By |May 20th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

EquallyAble to Sponsor Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

EquallyAble is joining the Collaborative on Faith and Disabilities in sponsoring the 2018 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability. The conference, to be held from June 11-14 in Raleigh, North Carolina, in partnership with Duke University, brings together academics, theologians, and others to explore the inclusive intersections of faith and disabilities. The vision of the Institute is [...]

By |May 19th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

You’re Helping Rakesh Get to School

We are proud to announce the first EquallyAble Bridging the Gap Award has been made to ASTHA in India to help children like Rakesh. Rakesh is a child with disabilities in the urban slums of Delhi, India.  Every morning, his mother must carry him to school through narrow lanes with open drains, heaps of garbage, [...]

By |May 19th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

A Word from Our Founder

I am continually inspired by our mission of empowering people with disabilities globally by promoting inclusion and providing access to equipment, education, and employment. We face a daunting challenge.  Over 1 billion individuals have some form of disability, many living in isolated rural areas in developing countries where few services and little help is available. [...]

By |May 19th, 2018|NEWS|0 Comments

Shelby’s smile says it all…

Shelby lives in Kenya, is five-years-old, and has cerebral palsy. Since receiving a wheelchair, Shelby’s life has changed. Shelby’s mother, Ann, explains: “Since Shelby has had this chair she is able to sit in a more upright position, her feeding has improved, and she is now able to interact with other children.” Ann explains that [...]

By |May 4th, 2018|FEATURED, SUCCESS STORIES|0 Comments