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Skin Cancer Prevention 2019

Our Skin Cancer Prevention Programme trains dermatologists to deliver skin cancer education, prevention, detection and treatment to people with albinism in their own communities every six months. The first half of 2019 has seen our Skin Cancer Prevention Programme continue to expand across Tanzania and Malawi.…

Vision Programme 2019

In Tanzania, too many children with albinism remain trapped in a cycle of poor eyesight and poor learning. Misunderstood and unsupported in their visual impairment, many students fall behind at school and lose out on future opportunities for employment and training. The Standing Voice Vision Programme delivers vision care and education to thousands of people with albinism across Tanzania.…

Elvis Imafidon

Elvis Imafidon is a Nigerian lecturer with albinism, working in the Department of Philosophy at Ambrose Alli University. Elvis has risen above discrimination to become a powerful advocate for the rights of people with albinism everywhere. His most recent book, African Philosophy and the Otherness of Albinism, is a powerful exploration of the existential challenges facing people with albinism in Africa today.…

The Tunajitambua Tailors

The Tunajitambua Tailors is a group of people with and without albinism developing the skills and confidence to tailor professionally. The group meets year-round, but recently embarked on an intensive three-week workshop as part of our Summer Skills programme to build on prior learning and produce their most prolific range of products yet.…