COVID-19: Letter from Allan Kabaale and PWD to Uganda’s Prime Minister and National Taskforce


PFP-IDE alumnus Allan Kabaale, executive director of the Disability Employment Rights Initiative, has co-authored an letter to the Prime Minister of Uganda and the National Taskforce on COVID-19 that presents a four-part plan of action to include PWD in emergency response and recovery. In the letter, Allan and fellow self-advocates in Uganda present the following … Continue reading COVID-19: Letter from Allan Kabaale and PWD to Uganda’s Prime Minister and National Taskforce

COVID-19: Joel Kawanguzi in Uganda


My name is Kawanguzi Joel. I am the Programme Coordinator and chief accounting officer at Charitable Disability Organization (CDO). CDO promotes increased access to services that empower people with disabilities to improve their standards of living. We also do advocacy, report on needs, and build the capacity of persons with disabilities to speak for themselves. … Continue reading COVID-19: Joel Kawanguzi in Uganda

PFP-IDE Alum Gamariel Mboya: Engaging PWD to Fight Coronavirus


As the world fights the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), persons with disabilities remain especially vulnerable. In an article for Tanzania’s The Guardian newspaper, PFP-IDE alumnus Gamariel Mboya explains how precautionary measures encouraged by public health officials can be more difficult for persons with disabilities to follow. He also shares insights on what more governments, communities … Continue reading PFP-IDE Alum Gamariel Mboya: Engaging PWD to Fight Coronavirus

Alumni Mini Grants


The PFP-IDE program is pleased to announce two new mini grants to extend, enhance, replicate or scale up a successful outbound or follow-on project. Two $2,000 mini grants will be awarded: one to a U.S. alumni and the other to an East African alumni. All alumni of the PFP-IDE program are eligible, regardless of whether or … Continue reading Alumni Mini Grants