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Building a Movement for Inclusive Nigeria: Highlights of DRF’s Grantee Convening

Blog by Theophilus Odaudu, Program Officer, Nigeria In October 2022, the Disability Rights Fund (DRF) co-hosted a grantee convening in Nigeria with the Joint National Association of Persons with Disabilities (JONAPWD), the umbrella body of organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs).  The convening, titled ‘Leveraging Our Diversity to Build a Cohesive Movement that Leaves No One Behind,’ brought together over 26 OPDs comprising current grantees and … Read more…

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Meet the Three Winners of the 2022 Diana Samarasan Disability Rights Advocacy Award

Blog by Rucha Chitnis The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) team is thrilled to award the 2022 Diana Samarasan Disability Rights Advocacy Award to three powerhouse intersectional feminists—all Nigerian women with disabilities. Congratulations Grace Jerry, Founder of Inclusive Friends Association, Benedicta Oyedayo Oyewole, Program Officer for Diversity and Inclusion at WHER Initiative, and Hauwa Ojeifo, Founder … Read more…