Projects

Inclusive Education for Displaced Children

Inclusive Education for Displaced Children

This project aims to provide support and training, and work with local schools, local government and community leaders to make education accessible and adapted to children facing geographical, linguistic and physical barriers to attendance, including local children living with disability.

USAID Inclusive Livelihoods-Central

USAID Inclusive Livelihoods-Central

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.

Past projects

Improving education for deaf and hard of hearing children

Improving education for deaf and hard of hearing children

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.

Computer training for disadvantaged and disabled children and young adults

Computer training for disadvantaged and disabled children and young adults

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.

Women-Led Disability-Inclusive Livelihoods

Women-Led Disability-Inclusive Livelihoods

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.

Improving health and wellbeing, combating harmful practices

Improving health and wellbeing, combating harmful practices

Training, awareness-raising and sustained engagement with schools, communities and local government has helped change attitudes and tackle harmful practices affecting women and girls.

Improving income for deaf people

Improving income for deaf people

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.

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

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

This project will train 60 young adults in IT skills, in five cohorts over 3 years, in a supportive environment adapted to their needs and informed by skills needed for the jobs market.

Health Awareness and Livelihoods

Health Awareness and Livelihoods

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.

Everyone Supports Returnees

Everyone Supports Returnees

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.

École Ephphatha pour les Sourds

École Ephphatha pour les Sourds

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.

Accessible toilet block for SDET

Accessible toilet block for SDET

Congratulations to SDET in Tamil Nadu in India, on the construction of their new Special Ablution Block, which has been completed with the help of contributions from around the world, including through DDP.