Archives for Disability Statistics

Kenya Re unveils campaign to aid people living with disability

Kenya Re has launched a campaign that is expected to help people with disabilities participate more actively in both the economic and social life. The Niko Fiti – Ability beyond Disability campaign will run for three years and is expected to sensitize the general public about people with disabilities, as well as ensure that they […]

WHO/World Bank – World Report on Disability

The first ever World report on disability, produced jointly by WHO and the World Bank, suggests that more than a billion people in the world today experience disability. People with disabilities have generally poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic opportunities and higher rates of poverty than people without disabilities. This is largely due to […]

Persons with Disabilities and Entrepreneurship

The United States Census Department states that twice as many persons with disabilities are starting their own businesses as people who are non-disabled; something that does not surprise me one single bit. When you do not find the accommodations you need among employers – make your own. Around fifteen-percent of persons with disabilities who are […]

Staeger-Wilson: Disability community has much to offer

When exploring how diversity positively impacts our economic development we also need to include the disability community. Approximately one in five Americans has a disability; one in 10 has a severe disability. We are the largest historically excluded group that anyone can become a member of at any time. As our baby boomers age, as […]

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