DDP and partners in Nepal are embarking on a new project: the USAID Inclusive Livelihoods-Central activity for the economic empowerment, poverty reduction and equalization of opportunities in Kathmandu and Dhading Districts.
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 […]
Work is well under way on construction of accessible toilets needed to cater for the special needs of children and residents at SDET (Social Development and Education Trust), our partner organization in Tamil Nadu in India. Fundraising was generously kick-started by former DDP Trustee Bambina Carnwath, and followed up with a really kind donation: from […]
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 […]
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 has been to secure better health outcomes for girls and women, including […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]