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2014 Marathon
25-04-2013
We have places now for the 2014 London marathon, please contact anne-marie@powerinternational.org for more details on how to secure your place
Spring 2013 Newsletter
25-04-2013
Click here to download our latest Newsletter
Congratulations to our Marathon Runners
25-04-2013
Joanna Loxton, Toby Pritchard-Davies and Richard Steward all successfully and safely completed the 2013 London marathon, many thanks to them for all their hard work and wonderful fundraising efforts
Raise money for Power with out giving a penny!!!
29-04-2013
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Catastrophic Floods in Mozambique
7-02-2013
Mozambique is facing catastrophic flooding, forcing victims to flee their homes. Many of our projects have been affected. See our Facebook page for details.
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Welcome to Power International We work with people with disabilities in some of the world's poorest countries to reduce poverty and the barriers to equality, giving them the opportunity to be i


Laos

Laos

Laos Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links   Context Lao PDR, a small country in the hea


Malawi

Malawi - Overview

Malawi Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links   Context Malawi is a landlocked country wi


Mozambique

Mozambique Overview

Mozambique Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links   Context Situated in southern Africa a


Zambia

Zambia Overview

Zambia Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Context Zambia is a peaceful, democrati


Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe - Overview

Zimbabwe Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links   Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in southern Africa


Human Rights

Human Rights

Power fights prejudice, human rights violations and abuse against people with disabilities. Most people with disabilities live in the most deplorable conditions, isolated and excluded from the


Livelihoods

Livelihoods

Power promotes livelihoods and employment for men and women with disabilities. Well-paid, productive work is the most basic of human needs. Yet it is denied to millions of people with disabilities in


Building Capacity

Building Capacity

Power invests in the capacity of our partners. Countering the longstanding prejudice and abuse of people with disabilities, there are growing self-advocacy movements established by people with disabil


Education

Education

Power helps children with disabilities go to school. Some UN estimates suggest that 90% of children with disabilities in developing countries do not attend school and that more than 95% of girls with


Rehabilitation & Mobility

Rehabilitation & Mobility

Power gives practical support to rehabilitate people with disabilities. The World Health Organisation estimates that at least 96% of people with disabilities in developing countries have no access to


Get Involved

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What We Do

What we do

POWER International  breaks the poverty and disability cycle through developing partnerships and programmes. We provide strategic planning and support, governance and oversight and, technical ass


About Us

About Us

Our Vision A world in which people disadvantaged by disability and poverty are able to exercise their full human rights and participate equally in the economic and social life of their communities an


Our Team

Our Team

We are a small efficient charity with a senior management team which has a wealth of experience in development, disability, in delivery of human rights work, and in programme management


Contact Us

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Address Unit 74 Basepoint Cressex Business Park Lincoln Road High Wycombe HP12 3RL Facebook facebook.com/powerinternational


Team Profiles

Team Profiles

Sarah Hodge: Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director   Sarah Hodge specialises in accounting and small/medium-sized business oversight and administration, focusing on the voluntary sec


Our Trustees

Our Trustees

POWER International is governed by our board of Trustees, who meet formally four times a year.  In addition, they meet as members of various sub-committees and provide advice to the management te


Donations

Donations

Donate Now Power International relies on donations so it can carry out its urgent work in some of the world's poorest countries. The money that you donate funds our work in the poorest countr


Sarah Hodge

Sarah Hodge

Sarah Hodge: Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director Sarah Hodge trained as an accountant with PriceWaterhouse Coopers and specialises in accounting and small/medium-sized business ove


Paddy Austin

Paddy Austin

Paddy Austin: Programme Advisor Paddy Austin has had a long career in both the humanitarian and international developmentfields as well as ten years Irish experience in the disability sector. He has o


Wamudila Waliuya

Wamundila Waliuya

Wamundila Waliuya: Africa Director and Asia Advisor Wamundila Waliuya is a leading advocate and activist in the field of human rights and disability. He has worked with disabled people's organisation


Anthony Cahalan

Anthony Cahalan: Legal Affairs Adviser

Anthony Cahalan: Legal Affairs Advisor Anthony is a member of the Bar of Ireland (Kings Inns) and the Bar of England & Wales (Middle Temple) and is a practicing barrister at the Irish Bar. Outsid


Amanda Wood

Amanda Wood

Amanda Wood: Development Consultant Amanda has 13 years of experience in administration, management and implementation of development programmes, with specialist knowledge of Uganda. She has worked w


Brenda Pearson

Brenda Pearson: Programme Finance Officer

Brenda Pearson: Programme Finance Officer Brenda Pearson is a qualified bookkeeper with over 25 years' experience and has been directly responsible for the financial management of the previous CSF


Belia Mulenga

Belia Mulenga: Africa Regional Finance Officer

Belia Mulenga: Africa Regional Finance Officer Belia Mulenga is a fully qualified ZICA and ACCA Accountant and Professional Financial Controller. Belia is a Director of Power Associates Zambia. H


Vicente Vasco

Vicente Vasco: Acting Country Manager in Mozambique

Vicente Vasco: Acting Country Manager in Mozambique Vicente Vasco is a lawyer and a community development specialist with particular interest in social protection. He has a record of five years in ch


Denilson Cuambe

Denilson Cuambe: Finance Officer in Mozambique

Denilson Cuambe: Finance Officer in Mozambique Denilson has been with Power since April 2011 and is primarily responsible for financial management of Power's projects in Mozambique. Previously he


Mike Caroll

Mike Caroll: POWER Representative in Lao PDR

Mike Caroll: Power Interim Representative in Lao PDRMike Caroll has a long career in international development including eleven years as development manager with CARE Australia and eight years with CA


Fiona Dixon

Fiona Dixon

Fiona Dixon: Head of Programmes Fiona Dixon is a development economist with more than twenty five years' experience in both Africa and Asia. She specialised initially in rural development and monitori


Mike Boddington

Mike Boddington MBE – Chair of Trustees

Mike Boddington MBE – Chair of Trustees Mike Boddington in a specialist in disability and rehabilitation. He trained initially in agriculture and agricultural economics. His experience as a lecture


Kenneth Bore

Kenneth Bore

Kenneth Bore Ken was Director Education & Children's Services at Mouchel from 2005 to 2009. He was responsible for management consultancy in school improvement, children's social care and local go


Robin Heal

Robin Heal

Robin Heal OBE Robin trained as an accountant and economist, and spent a 35 year career in BP during which he set up the company's international Corporate Social Responsibility programme, which he


Rebecca CockmanGoodford

Rebecca Cockman Goodford

Rebecca Cockman GoodfordRebecca is a PR and communications professional and has worked for major international brands over the past 18 years. She has recently set up her own PR agency and has bee


Gerard Roulstone

Gerard Roulstone

Gerard RoulstoneGes Roulstone has worked in the field of disability for over thirty years, specialising in learning disability and sensory impairments. He is currently CEO of Sight Support Derbyshire,


Michelle Voss

Michelle Voss FCCA

  Michelle Voss FCCAMichelle Voss is an experienced finance manager with excellent leadership skills. Proven ability in building international, multi-sited teams and a track record of deliveri


ZOCS

ZOCS

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MHUNZA

MHUNZA

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Zambia - Indicators

Zambia - Indicators

Zambia Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Human Development Indicator Zambi


Zambia - Partners

Zambia - Partners

Zambia Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links The Zambian Federation of Disability Organisations (ZAFOD)


Zambia-Projects

Zambia Projects

Zambia Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Advancing


Zambia - Links

Zambia - Links

Zambia Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links


Laos-Partners

Laos-Partners

Laos Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links   Lao Disabled People's Association (LDPA) LDPA is t


Laos-Projects

Laos-Projects

Laos Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links


Laos-External Links

Laos-Links

Laos Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links  


Laos-Indicators

Laos-Indicators

Laos Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Human Development I


Malawi-Indicators

Malawi-Indicators

Malawi Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Huma


Malawi-Partners

Malawi-Partners

Malawi Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links   The Federation of Disability Organisations of Malawi


Malawi-Projects

Malawi-Projects

Malawi Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Disabilit


Malawi-External Links

Malawi-Links

Malawi Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links  


Mozambique-External Links

Mozambique-Links

Mozambique Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Government of Mozambique   UNDP in Mozambique&


Mozambique-Partners

Mozambique-Partners

Mozambique Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links   Forum das Associaçôes Moçambicanas dos Deficie


Mozambique-Projects

Mozambique-Projects

Mozambique Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Advancing civil society's c


Mozambique-Indicators

Mozambique-Indicators

Mozambique Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links


Zimbabwe-Indicators

Zimbabwe-Indicators

Zimbabwe Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Human Developme


Zimbabwe-Projects

Zimbabwe-Projects

Zimbabwe Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Community


Zimbabwe-Partners

Zimbabwe-Partners

Zimbabwe Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links


Zimbabwe-External Links

Zimbabwe-External Links

Zimbabwe Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links    


ADEPT

Advancing Disability Equality Project

Advancing Disability Equality Project (ADEPt)   Start Date Phase I start date: 2008 Phase II start date : 20


Map of Zambia

Detailed Map of Zambia


Map of Zimbabwe

Detailed Map of Zimbabwe


Map of Mozambique

Detailed Map of Mozambique


Map of Malawi

Detailed Map of Malawi


Map of Laos

Detailed map of Laos


Improving the Livelihood

Improving the Livelihood of People With Disabilities and Especially Women through Peer Training for Employment

Improving the Livelihood of People With Disabilities and Especially Women through Peer Training for Employment Start Date June 2012 Complet


Promoting Rights of WWDs in Laos

Promoting Rights of WWDs in Laos

Strengthening the role and capacity of the Lao Disabled People's Association to promote human rights of women with disabilities in the Lao PDR   Start Date


Improving access to education-laos

Improving access to education - Laos

Improving access to education for children with disabilities in Oudomxay Start Date 2009 Completion Date:


Children's Rehabilitation Project

Lao PDR: Children's Rehabilitation Project

Children's Rehabilitation Project Title Children's Rehabilitation Project Start Date 2009


Disability Rights in Lao PDR

Advancing the Cause of Disability Rights in the Lao PDR

Advancing the Cause of Disability Rights in Lao PDR Start Date 2002 Completion Date: 2008


Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic

Lao PDR: COPE

Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities – the Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise (COPE)   Start Date 1995 –


Disability Rights Unit of Malawi

Disability Rights Unit of Malawi

Disability Rights Unit Malawi (DRUM) Start Date 2011 Completion Date: 2012


Malawi Rural Savings

Malawi Rural Savings and Loans

Malawi Rural Savings and Loans Project (MRLS) Start Date 2009 pilot 2010 full programme Completion Date:


Inclusive Education Programme Malawi

Inclusive Education Programme - Malawi

News from FEDOMA - Promoting Inclusive Education  On 28th March, 2012 the Federation of Disability Organizations of Malawi (FEDOMA) received funds amounting to $1,832,880 for t


Advancing civil society's capacity

Advancing civil society's capacity to monitor and improve access to education for children with disabilities

Advancing civil society's capacity to monitor and improve access to education for children with disabilities Start Date October 2011


Improving access to education-Mozambique

Improving access to education - Mozambique

Improving access to education and life chances for children with disabilities in Gaza Province in Mozambique   Start Date 1st Ap


Combating Domestic Violence

Combating Domestic Violence - Mozambique

Combating Domestic Violence against Women with Disabilities   Start Date January 2011 Completion Dat


Progressing and Monitoring Education

Progressing and Monitoring Education - Nampula, Mozambique

Progressing and Monitoring Education for Children with Disabilities in Nampula (PaMECD)   Start Date Phase I:  April 2009&n;


Capacity and Voice in Mozambique

Giving Voice and Capacity in Mozambique

Building Capacity and Giving Voice to People with Disabilities in Mozambique Start Date Phase I 2002             &nbs;


Disability Education Access Rights

Disability Education Access Rights - Zambia

Disability Education Access Rights Project (DEAR)   Start Date 2010 Completion Date:


Independent Monitoring Unit Zambia

Independent Monitoring Unit Zambia

Independent Monitoring Unit In Zambia - Advancing Domestication of the CRPD   Start Date 2010 C


Legal Reform Project

Legal Reform Project - Zambia

Zambia Legal Reform Project (LRF)   Start Date 2012 Completion Date: On


Disability Economic Empowerment - Zambia

Disability Economic Empowerment - Zambia

Disability Economic Empowerment Programme (DEEP)   Start Date 2009 Completion Date:


Business and Investment Unit

Business and Investment Unit Zambia

Zambian Business and Investment Unit for People with Disabilities (BIUD) Start Date June 2012 Completion Date:


Social Protection Research Programme Zambia

Social Protection Research Programme Zambia

Cash Transfers and Disability Research Advocacy Project Title Cash Transfers and Disability Research and Advocacy Project


Mental Health Users Network

Mental Health Users Network

Mental Health Users Network of Zambia (MHUNZA) Legal Capacity Title MHUNZA Legal Capacity Start Date


Community Based Survey

Community Baseline Survey - Zimababwe

Community Baseline Survey into the Needs of People and Children with Disabilities in Zimbabwe Start Date January 2011 Compl


Projects

Power International Projects

Human Rights Project name  Project 2 Proct 3


Power International Videos

Power International Videos


Rob Hadden

Rob Hadden

Rob Hadden Rob in an information systems professional with over twenty-five years' experience in the development and implementation of business software. Rob has worked in consumer-facing roles a


Working With Us

Working With Us

Working With Us Power International offers a dynamic, professional, and often challenging working environment. We offer a number of opportunities for people who have an interest in our work and invite


Rebecca Carter

Rebecca Carter

Rebecca Carter Rebecca Carter is an aid specialist with a particular interest in social protection. Rebecca has worked on studies related to aid predictability and aid information management (at do


Lesotho

Lesotho

Lesotho Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Context Lesotho is a small landlocked and mountainous count


Lesotho-indicators

Lesotho Indicators

Lesotho Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Human Developmen


Lesotho-partners

Lesotho Partners

Lesotho Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Lesotho National Federation of Organisations of the Disabled


Lesotho-projects

Lesotho Projects

Lesotho Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Planned Projects Power is supporting LNFOD to establish a l


Map of Lesotho

Detailed map of Lesotho


Lesotho External Links

Lesotho External Links

Lesotho Overview Indicators Partners Projects External Links Lesotho National Federation of Organisations of t


Keolabthavong Songsamayvong

Keo

Keolabthavong Songsamayvong: Lao PDR Programme Manager Mr. Keolabthavong has more than 16 years professional experience in rural micro-finance development programmes all with poverty alleviation and i


Corporate Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

Power International is grateful to all the companies that sponsor us. The following have all given generously.               &


News Items

News Items

Foreign Secretary William Hague in Lao PDRForeign Secretary William Hague is in Lao PDR for the meeting of the ASEAN nations with the European Union, currently being hosted in Vientiane.  The UK


Power Shop

Our Charity Shop

WELCOME TO POWER INTERNATIONAL'S CHARITY SHOPS! OUR GREAT NEW VENTURE! All profits will go towards increasing the scope of our work to change opportunities for disabled people, particularly childr


Bruce Chooma

Bruce Chooma

Bruce Chooma: Programme AssistantBruce is a development specialist and qualified journalist. He has over five years of experience in mainstream journalism, training and HIV/AIDS media and gender progr


Who We Help

Who We Help

La's Story When La was born in a very rural area of Laos with two club feet, her parents didn't know where to turn for help.  Then they heard about COPE, our part


Events

Events

  Current Events Skydive for Us Power International offer parachute jumps in over 20 locations across the UK.  In return for raising a minimum amount


Contact Information

  • E-mail:info@powerinternational.org
  • Telephone: 01494 614 604
  • Address: Unit 74 Basepoint, Lincoln Road
                    High Wycombe, HP12 3RL, UK

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