Abilis Foundation funds projects that promote the Human Rights, participation, independent living, education and employment of Persons with Disabilities in developing countries. Special attention is given to girls and women with disabilities.
Abilis Foundation monitors results and impacts of projects and develops evaluation systems to recognize changes and processes starting from ones individual life. The focus of the funding activities is positive attitude towards disability.
Sari Loijas, the chairperson of Abilis Foundation, has been awarded with the title of social counselor. This award was given due to her committed and dedicated work for disability sector in Finland. Abilis was among agencies to apply for this title. Abilis Foundation congratulates Sari warmly.
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Abilis Foundation funds projects that are planned, implemented, reported and monitored by Persons with Disabilities through their Organizations. Main principles guide the project implementation and management work throughout the project life.
The main purpose of Abilis Foundation is to strengthen the capacity of Disabled People’s Organizations and their members in developing countries so that they can work actively for improvements and realization of disability rights in society. Participation of persons with disabilities not only empowers them, but changes the negative attitude of society towards disability.