This project set out to achieve a shift in behaviour and attitudes through interconnected community interventions to reduce the prevalence of harmful traditional practices affecting women and girls.
Burundi, 2011-15 with support from Jersey Overseas Aid, Comic Relief, British Foreign Schools Society, Deafkidz International, Evan Cornish Foundation, and Cotton Trust DDP’s partnership with the École Ephthatha (EES) began with a research project, supported by Comic Relief, on the educational and communication needs of deaf children in Burundi. The study ‘Deaf children in Burundi: […]
ACPDH, Burundi 2014-2016, supported by the Baring Foundation The Twunganire Abahungutse programme set out to enable the resettlement and reintegration of displaced Burundian people and former refugees, when they were expelled from the neighbouring countries where they had lived in refugee camps for many years. The advocacy side of the project highlighted the many issues […]
Kiran Society, India 2014-2018, with Big Lottery support In April 2014 we embarked on a four-year programme with the Kiran Society, aiming to reduce poverty and hunger and to improve the health of mothers – and an estimated 9,000 children under the age of five in 50 targeted villages in the Varanasi and Mizrapur districts […]
DDIA, Ethiopia 2015-2018, with the support of Medicor Foundation The Medicor Foundation funded a 3-year Deaf Development and Information Association (DDIA) project to enable deaf and hard of hearing (HoH) young adults to learn new skills and develop sustainable and profitable enterprises. 12 groups of young adults were trained in barber and hairdressing skills and provided […]
DHRC, Nepal 2018-2021, with the support of UK Aid Our partnership with the Nepal Disabled Human Rights Centre (DHRC) began in 2007 with a 5-year Advocacy for Change project, to ensure that Nepal’s new constitution included disabled people’s rights in accordance with the UN Convention. The Women-Led Disability-Inclusive Livelihoods project aimed to contribute to a reduction […]
DDIA, Ethiopia 2016-2020, co-funded by Comic Relief and UK Aid 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 […]