From school to the workplace, people with disabilities in Mozambique face stigma and discrimination. They are far less likely to be educated and can find it impossible to get into work. Lucy Lamble travels to Sofala province to see how a new initiative is opening up opportunities and transforming lives
In Mozambique, as in many developing countries, people with disabilities face extra challenges from the start. At least half of the world’s 65 million school-age children with disabilities are not in primary or lower secondary school; between 80–90% of disabled adults are unemployed.