African Disability Summit 2024 concludes with Pioneering Innovations and commitments to advance assistive technologies

Opening performance from DAWN CHILDREN'S CENTER

Opening performance from Dawn Children’s Center

KAMPALA, UGANDA – The African Disability Summit 2024, held on July 5-6, 2024, at the UMA Multipurpose Hall, has successfully concluded with groundbreaking innovations and commitments to enhance assistive technologies for children with disabilities across Africa.

The summit showcased pioneering assistive technologies, facilitated knowledge exchange, and strengthened networks among stakeholders. The event highlighted the importance of locally-driven innovations and service models, leading to a enhanced understanding of assistive technologies’ role in early childhood development.

Mr. Francis Mugwanya Founder/Director Father’s Heart Mobility Ministry

The summit brought participants from various sectors, including education, healthcare, technology, and advocacy — featuring inspiring keynote speeches, engaging panel discussions, and practical workshops, resulting in strengthened partnerships and collaborations among key stakeholders.

A comprehensive roadmap for advancing inclusive early childhood care and education through assistive technology was also developed.

The Mukisa Foundation and African Disability Collaboration (ADC) have pledged to continue advancing assistive technologies and promoting inclusivity for children with disabilities in Africa.


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