World Refugee Day: A Journey to Inclusive Employment


To commemorate World Refugee Day, PFP-IDE alumnus Stephen Areba shares how applying his Fellowship skills from the Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) helps individuals with disabilities in Dadaab Refugee Camp find a path to inclusive employment. Located in eastern Kenya, Dadaab is the world’s third largest refugee camp and houses more than 200,000 … Continue reading World Refugee Day: A Journey to Inclusive Employment

Lead From Where You Are: Victoria Lihiru on Inclusion for Women with Disabilities in Tanzania


HerAbility Foundation meeting with female students with disabilities at the University of Dar es Salaam. Since returning to Tanzania in June 2018, I have been working to implement my follow-on project on Empowering and Linking Girls with Disabilities with Internship and Employment Opportunities. To do this, I created an initiative called the HerAbility Foundation and … Continue reading Lead From Where You Are: Victoria Lihiru on Inclusion for Women with Disabilities in Tanzania

Article Highlights Hassan Waddimba’s Inclusive Employment Expertise


Hassan Waddimba is a graduate of the Spring 2018 cohort of PFP-IDE fellows. He spent his fellowship under the supervision of Dr Megan Peters at the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics section of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and was selected to participate in the outbound program. His project seeks to collect sample research … Continue reading Article Highlights Hassan Waddimba’s Inclusive Employment Expertise

Victoria Lihiru reflects on Spring 2018 Fellowship


Returning to Tanzania, Victoria Lihiru (Spring 2018 cohort), spent a lot of time reflecting on her fellowship experience. After spending five weeks at the Vermont UCEDD in Burlington, she had gained extensive knowledge on United States disability policy, practice, and legislation. In response to the experience, the comparisons, and the best practices gained, Victoria wrote … Continue reading Victoria Lihiru reflects on Spring 2018 Fellowship

Hassan’s Outbound Project: Stories and Updates


As the outbound program gets underway for the spring 2018 PFP-IDE cohort, photos and stories have been shared. Today we would like to highlight the work of Hassan Waddimba (Kampala, Uganda) and his mentor, Dr Megan Peters (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Section). This joint outbound project focuses on┬ásampling a … Continue reading Hassan’s Outbound Project: Stories and Updates

Announcing PFP-IDE Spring 2018 Outbound Participants!


The entire PFP-IDE team is thrilled to announce the spring 2018 fellow/ host pairs that have been selected to participate in the Outbound Program. Those selected will receive funding so as to accommodate the host flying to their fellow’s home country to help provide logistical and technical support in the implementation of their follow- on … Continue reading Announcing PFP-IDE Spring 2018 Outbound Participants!