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Economic Empowerment Projects


Economic empowerment is the capacity to preserve and grow resources that expand quality of life choices. NDI, in partnership with government, financial institutions, and community organizations is testing a variety of strategies to strengthen the ability of individuals with disabilities to develop and control income and assets. Assets include savings, investments, home and business ownership, and human capital gained from continuing education.

NDI has excelled at building partnerships between the asset development and disability communities. The NDI portfolio of Economic Empowerment Projects can be divided into four major areas: