Disability shouldn’t lock one out

Coast Association for Persons with Disability [CAPD] conducts training before donating special masks to persons living with hearing disabilities to enable them to read lips for proper translation during communication through sign language at Tudor area in Mombasa in this photo taken on 22nd May 2020.

Photo credit: Kevin Odit | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Much too often, the belief in society is that persons with disabilities cannot work or can only work in the informal economy.
  • Many persons with disabilities will opt for self-employment and find their income in the informal economy.

Persons with disabilities constitute a significant population in the world. Over the years, governments in different parts of the world have attempted to protect this disadvantaged group by providing various kinds of social and medical services.


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