Author: DDP

Community Conversation

In April 2022 we dropped in on a gathering of people in the small town of Wotera, convened by their local Community Volunteer. Bayush, head of the Malga Women and Children Office, and Tamiru from Berhan Lehetsanat addressed the group. While we were there, one woman reported that parents in the area had stopped forcing […]

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Spring 2022 Newsletter

A Spring e-Newsletter, with a focus on DDP partners in Nepal, is available to read online here. Please subscribe here to receive future newsletters by email. There will always be an ‘unsubscribe’ option in case you change your mind. And please do forward it to anyone you think might be interested in cooperation, networking, supporting, […]

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Shudarson

Shudarson is a lawyer and an indefatigable disability rights campaigner in Nepal. He was a founder President of the Disabled Human Rights Centre, has been President of the National Federation of Disabled Nepal, an executive advisor with Disability Human Rights Promotion Society, and continues his awareness-raising, capacity-development, legal, policy, training and consultation work with Ability […]

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Neeta

Neeta is President of SHRUTI, the National Association of Hard-of-Hearing and Deafened people in Nepal. She is a DPO leader, campaigner and researcher working for the inclusion of people with hearing loss. SHRUTI shines a light on the problems faced by children and all those who are hard of hearing or deafened (HoH/d). Until the […]

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Recycle for DDP!

It’s possible now to combine charity fundraising with de-cluttering your home! Unwanted or damaged jewellery • Gold, silver, costume jewellery, watches, broken/damaged items (missing stones, odd earrings, snapped chains…) Old banknotes • Unwanted or obsolete paper currency from any country, of any age (but not coins!) Our partners at Recycling for Good Causes will re-use […]

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Winter 2021 Newsletter

This is a first DDP e-Newsletter which you can read online here. If you would like it to come to you by email in future, please sign up here, or use the link in the newsletter itself. There will always be an option to unsubscribe again if you change your mind. And please feel free […]

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Rescue and Reintegration of Women with Mental Illness

KOSHISH, Nepal 2021-2022 In our first project partnership, enabled by support from Jersey Overseas Aid, DDP provided financial and capacity-building support for KOSHISH to set up Nepal’s first mental health drop-in day centre. Since then, the organization has developed into a leading and respected national voice for people with mental health issues, and the drop-in […]

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