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A disability group with Tuomas Tuure.

Abilis Foundation supports action of persons with disabilities in the Global South


Abilis Foundation is a Finnish non-governmental organisation that grants project funding to grassroots organisations of persons with disabilities (OPDs) and small businesses run by persons with disabilities in developing countries. We particularly support projects that are planned and implemented by OPDs that are newly-founded, working in rural areas, or founded by women with disabilities, and action that aims to advance the status, human rights, inclusive participation, and independent living of persons with disabilities. The projects focus on concrete activities and last on average between 1 to 2 years, with grant sizes ranging between 3 500 – 15 000 euros. In addition, Abilis offers training and consultation services focusing on development cooperation and disability inclusion.

Abilis Consulting advices in disability related matters


Abilis Consulting Oy is a company owned by the Abilis Foundation, which offers expert services related to disability and sustainable development tailored to the needs of customers and various situations. With its expert services, Abilis Consulting Oy promotes the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities. At the same time, it aims to generate a profit to fund the activities of the Abilis Foundation.

Rea Konttinen discussing with two women from a disability group.
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