The Work and Livelihoods of Persons with Disabilities in Uganda: Market-Based Solutions for the Extreme Poor Project

Published on 1 June 2016

This document presents the analysis of research carried out by persons with disabilities in two localities in Uganda, using a life story analysis method. The research explored their experiences of work and their ability to sustain a livelihood. This work is part of a wider project, Market-based Solutions for the Extreme Poor, funded by The Rockefeller Foundation, described below.
The research in Uganda was designed and facilitated by Danny Burns and Erika Lopez Franco from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex. It was extensively supported by the Uganda office of ADD International Uganda – coordinated by Josephine Alidri. All data collection and analysis was carried out by local peer researcher teams. This document is a report of that analysis.
The report is divided into three main sections: Section 1 describes the methodology, research design and research process. Section 2 presents the overarching analysis of the peer researchers based on clustering and system mapping exercises. Section 3 presents the analysis done by peer researchers grouped under the eight themes that they thought were most relevant to deepening the analysis.

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