Pushing the Boundaries of Market Development Through Disability Inclusion
On Tuesday, April 17th, Marketlinks hosted a webinar featuring USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Humanity & Inclusion (HI). Presenters from Humanity & Inclusion and World Vision shared best practices and lessons learned on effectively including people with disabilities in livelihoods programming. The presentations highlighted a livelihoods project in Afghanistan implemented by Humanity & Inclusion and their partners, World Vision, CARE, Oxfam, Aga Khan Foundation, and Action Aid.
Marketlinks shared practical solutions and implementation techniques for effective disability inclusive market development.
- Source, an HI managed library for resources on disability inclusion
- A link to the International Disability and Development Consortium livelihood library
- Training Social Facilitators in Personalised Social Support: Trainers’ booklet
- Personalized social support: Thoughts, Method, and Tools in an Approach of Proximity Social Services
Angela Kohama is the Inclusive Livelihoods Policy Officer (Technical Resource Unit) in the Humanity & Inclusion U.S.
Sami Ul-haq is the Disability Rights and Inclusion Advisor at the Humanity & Inclusion office in Afghanistan.
Laura Meissner is the Economic Recovery and Markets Advisor for USAID’s Office of U.S.
Farooq Nezami is a Community Organization Specialist with World Vision Afghanistan where he supports the Australian Afghanistan Community Resilience Scheme (AACRS).