Author: DDP

Burundi Light of Life Action

It was a pleasure to receive Egide Ndayizeye, the convener of the Burundi Light of Life Action who also doubles as a Masters Student from the UEA school of International Development at our office. We had interesting conversations on his commitment to achieving social transformation in Burundi through access to quality education and we look forward to exciting times ahead.

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Abera

Meet Abera, a 45 year old religious and community leader who had no knowledge about harmful traditional practices like HTP and FGM but after the training with Berhan Lehetsanat, he is now much more aware, and has started to work for change towards FGM and HTP.

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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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