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A quick guide to Sightsavers’ inclusive education work

Sightsavers strengthens fragile education systems across Africa and Asia, engaging communities and working with governments so children with special educational needs and disabilities have greater access to quality education.

Our inclusive education programmes are:

  • Child-centred
  • Gender-inclusive
  • Pan-disability
  • Community-based
  • Collaborative: ‘Nothing about us without us’
  • Influential
  • Innovative
  • System-strengthening

Read the leaflet to find out more about our work.

Publication date: April 2020

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