For most people with disabilities in developing countries, education is merely a dream. Less than 10% of children with disabilities go to primary school, and only a small fraction of those go on to higher education. Huzaifa, a polio survivor, could have easily been one of those statistics. Instead, he beat the odds by competing for admission in [...]
On the weekend of April 8th EquallyAble Foundation attended ” That All May Worship” conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia along with other faith bureaus to discuss the issue of access and inclusion in various houses of worship. Over 100 representatives from different faiths, houses of [...]
It was pomp, color and fun for the many that showed up that evening-there was enough for everyone-the children with special needs and their families for the Eid event for children with special needs co-hosted by EquallyAble Foundation and ADAMS in the Washington DC area. A major [...]
To Amin and Anil, to Sudha and Sameena, living in a small village was no fun; added to this plight were their disabilities which had rendered them unemployed and poor. They were without any option to make a living and earn towards a decent livelihood. EquallyAble Foundation [...]
Hailing from a poor family in Nizamabad, Ravi, a post polio survivor, never knew that his dream of bracing a light weight leg brace or caliper would come true. This leg brace would assist him to walk again and provide a means to school and to a [...]
Physically disabled Jamaluddin, lives in a small village in Anantapur District,currently earning $60 per month after an internet café was established by EquallyAble. Low cost refurbished PCs were used to set up his cafe. He says this business has provided a livelihood they had once imagined impossible.