Category: Current Projects

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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IT training and jobs for hard-of-hearing young adults

SHRUTI, Nepal 2020-2023, with the support of the British and Foreign School Society Our partner SHRUTI – National Association of the Hard-of-Hearing and Deafened, Nepal – has found that a lack of communication support for hard-of-hearing (HoH) children at school often leads to poor learning outcomes that hinder their subsequent chances. HoH people face stigma […]

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Improving health and wellbeing, combating harmful practices

Berhan Lehetsanat, Ethiopia 2019-2022, with the support of Jersey Overseas Aid Berhan Lehetsanat’s community-based project themes are education, health and livelihoods, benefiting disabled children, girls, youth, women, and parents of disabled children. We have been partners since 2003. The aim of this project is to secure better health outcomes for girls and women, including those […]

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Computer training for disadvantaged and disabled children and young adults

SDET, India 2018-2019, with the support of Saga Charitable Trust Our partnership with the Social Development and Education Trust (SDET), in Tamil Nadu state, India, began in 2013. SDET runs a special day school for 55 children with learning disabilities and supports 85 boys and girls from very poor and tribal communities in mainstream education. […]

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