Around 1 billion people worldwide are estimated to live with some form of disability, and for 185 million of those, they are severe enough that they have serious difficulty functioning. As the...

Maninder Gill |

Your name is Sarah. You live in New York, or perhaps Nairobi, where you divide your time between caring for your young family and building a small business. Your life is more comfortable than your...

Caren Grown |

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite in a way that little else does.” - Nelson Mandela Even though I didn’t grow up watching football, admittedly I’ve developed an...

Pabsy Pabalan |

At a recent lunchtime presentation, World Bank staff had the opportunity to hear about the progress of the Government of India’s Aadhaar program. Aadhaar, which means ‘foundation’ in English, is a...

Samia Melhem |

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic – Laura Tuck, the vice president for the World Bank’s Europe and Central Asia unit, talks about her trip to Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and...

Laura Tuck |