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.
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 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.
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 Uttar Pradesh state.
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.
Training, awareness-raising and sustained engagement with schools, communities and local government has helped change attitudes and tackle harmful practices affecting women and girls.
The Women-Led Disability-Inclusive Livelihoods project aimed to contribute to a reduction in poverty and the equalization of opportunities for women with disabilities, female carers, and their families, in the Dhading District of Nepal.
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.
The aim of this project was to create a demonstration model that could transform the educational experience of deaf and hard-of-hearing children. We worked in 8 Ethiopian primary schools, creating a living model of inclusion.