Author: DDP

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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WDIL Success Stories

This booklet brings together the stories of some of the people involved in our Women-Led, Disability-Inclusive Livelihoods project in Nepal’s Dhading district from 2018 to 2021, implemented by lead partner DHRC-Nepal and downstream partner DWA, with funding from UK Aid Direct. It shows how the project has contributed to the social and economic empowerment of […]

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Accessible toilet block for SDET

Work is well under way on construction of accessible toilets for the residents and visitors at SDET (Social Development and Education Trust), our partner organization in Tamil Nadu. Fundraising was kick-started by former DDP Trustee Lady Bambina Carnwath, for which we are very grateful, and further contributions – still needed to complete this essential project […]

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Fupu

“I really am happy to have joined the IT training programme at SHRUTI. It has taught me the basics of computing, which I should have learned in Grade 9 and 10 at school. Our trainer, Shankar Sir, had much more patience than anyone I have ever met. Even though he was not hard-of -hearing himself, […]

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Agnishikha

“I am one of the first IT trainees at SHRUTI. I have always loved computers and editing photos as a hobby. I had some basic IT knowledge, as I took a computer course at high school. But I didn’t understand very well at the time. Thanks to this training I have a lot more knowledge […]

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