Category: Ethiopia

Melaku

Melaku is one of 8 deaf teaching assistants involved in our project on Improving education for deaf and hard of hearing children​ with DDIA in Ethiopia. When he started working at Adama School, there were no special educational needs (SEN) teachers or resources. Melaku worked with the school director Teshane to refurbish the disused library […]

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Rahel

Rahel and her husband Anteneh run a café near the busy Piassa area of Addis Ababa, set up through our project with DDIA on Improving income for deaf people. Previously they had set up a cybercafé, but demand plummeted due to the advent of smartphones. Undeterred, they attended training Along with other deaf people and […]

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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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Improving education for deaf and hard of hearing children

DDIA, Ethiopia 2016-2020, with the support of Comic Relief The Deaf Development and Information Association (DDIA) is a deaf-led national NGO that aims to improve the lives of young deaf people through skills and enterprise training and support. DDP has worked with DDIA on three livelihood initiatives since 2014. The aim of this project was to […]

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