Ongoing Innovation to Inclusion (i2i)

Innovation to Inclusion (i2i) aims to address key challenges persons with disabilities experience in accessing economic opportunities and waged employment in low and middle-income countries.

Timeframe: May 2019 – April 2022
Official Twitter: @i2iAid
Funder: UK Aid (DFID) – 9 million pounds total / 400,000 pounds for EDF Leader Leonard Cheshire

The project aims to:

  • Explore innovative market-based interventions to improve livelihoods and autonomy for persons with disabilities through collaboration with a range of partners.
  • Collect and generate data that shows whether persons with disabilities are benefiting from economic opportunities or not.
  • Promote sustained inclusive employment for persons with disabilities, particularly women

Countries

  • Bangladesh
  • Kenya

Partners

  • Action for the Disabled Network Kenya
  • Bangladesh Business and Disability Network
  • CBM
  • The Global Disability Innovation Hub
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
  • Plan International UK
  • World Bank
  • EDF

Our role

We support the advocacy activities of our Bangladeshi and Kenyan DPOs colleagues involved in the project, with a focus on innovative market-based interventions to improve livelihoods and autonomy of persons with disabilities.

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