disabilities

 
A footie-mad mother narrates for blind son
A footie-mad mother narrates for blind son
A passionate Brazilian football fan has drawn nationwide attention for narrating her local team’s football matches live to her blind and autistic...
Children with disabilities left behind by learner transport policy
Children with disabilities left behind by learner transport policy
The start of the 2019 academic year should have marked the beginning of a promising journey for all young schoolchildren.
Building solid foundations
Building solid foundations
Research has proven time and again that the first five years of a child’s life form the foundation for the rest of their lives. For many South...
Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC's support
Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC's support
It has been government’s intention to get women, youth and people with disabilities into mainstream economic activities. Women form the majority...
​Empowering vulnerable groups through social development programmes
​Empowering vulnerable groups through social development programmes
Flipping through reports from the ministry of social development, South Africa has over 19 million children — more than a third of the...
Fresh hope for Zambia's children with disabilities
Fresh hope for Zambia's children with disabilities
What started as a parents search for their son's cerebral palsy treatment has resulted into establishing the first ever hydrotherapy centre in...
Mr Tap's vision to inspire others
Mr Tap's vision to inspire others
As the sound of music bleeds through the walls of Bomba Records, a music studio in Braamfischerville, Soweto, Tebogo Aubrey Poopedi bounces his...
[Video]Disabled children face discrimination in SA schools
[Video]Disabled children face discrimination in SA schools
An HRW report finds that the South African government is failing half a million children with disabilities who are shut out of the education system.
[Video]Underground Library: 'Better than school'
[Video]Underground Library: 'Better than school'
The project is helping children improve their literacy through play, music and drama and a child with a learning disability has benefited already.
Struggle continues for disabled children
Struggle continues for disabled children
Nine of the 17 disabled children from KwaZulu-Natal who have struggled for years to obtain appropriate schooling have finally been placed in a...
Don't deny me my disability, dignity and equal opportunity
Don't deny me my disability, dignity and equal opportunity
When non-disabled people hear disabled people exclaiming, "Do not pity us," what they actually hear is, "Treat us like able-bodied people." And...