|Posted on:||Tuesday, 7th November, 2023|
Over the past five years, the Supporting Adolescent Girls’ Education (SAGE) has supported 13,460 girls in Zimbabwe to go to school. This wonderful project was led by Plan International, with specialist support from CBM to ensure the inclusion of girls with disabilities in the project.
Our role in this exciting project was to support adaptations to the girls’ learning environment, and provide assistive devices such as crutches, wheelchairs, spectacles and hearing aids.
Here, we meet some of those girls, as they tell us about going to school and the new opportunities that have opened up for them:
This project is led by Plan International, with specialist support from CBM to ensure the inclusion of girls with disabilities. It is funded by UK Aid from the UK government, through the Girls’ Education Challenge.
Image: Miriam sitting in her classroom.Back