Justine in the dental practice

See the strength in every child

Equal rights and opportunities for children with a disability

80% Of all children with a disability live in the poorest parts of the world. Poverty is the primary cause of disability, and conversely, disability leads to more extreme poverty. It is a vicious circle. The Liliane Foundation breaks this vicious circle by empowering children with a disability and their parents. 

Together with our local partner organisations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, we make these children’s living, playing, and learning environment more accessible so they can participate in their communities to the best of their abilities. We work towards an inclusive society in which all children and young people can participate, regardless of their disability. The Liliane Foundation believes participation is not a privilege - it is a right. 

  • Fatmata laughing

    CBR approach

    Disability inclusive community development is at the core of our work. The development of children and youth starts in their immediate family and community environment. An enabling environment is essential for children and youth with a disability to reach their full potential.

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    CBR approach
  • Justine smiles

    See the strength in Justine

    Justine (25) from Uganda achieved this remarkable change through hard work and the support of our donors and partner organisation. Justine: “With the support of the Liliane Foundation, I have changed from a sad, hopeless orphan with a disability, to a confident independent woman, a dentist!”

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    See the strength in Justine
  • Healthworker Ritha Sambaya Nemes is visiting Huggo ( 24 years) , he has down syndrom and physical disability

    Current projects and programmes

    Participating in society requires more the direct child support. We invest in knowledge and raising awareness in the local environment.

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    Current projects and programmes
Liliane Foundation supports youngsters with disabilities: Justine from Uganda