With safeguarding at the heart of our work, our global projects respond to the protection, health, wellbeing and access to education needs of deaf children, young people and adults.
Our DeafKidz Goal! project with Slum Soccer, trains deaf adults as football coaches who in turn deliver a life skills programme in Indian Sign Language to deaf children and young people living in the slums and on the streets in Nagpur, India, through the medium of football.
Our Signing Safe Futures project has raised awareness of Gender Based Violence (GBV), trained deaf women as coaches delivering workshops to deaf women and girls on GBV and reducing risk, through the medium of martial arts and dance.
Our project is increasing access to ear and hearing care services in hospital and clinics, reaching schools through mobile screening and training community health workers to reach remote areas.
Pakistan: Our project is increasing access to audiology health services and training local health workers to reach the community, as well as creating educational videos for parents of deaf children, in Urdu and Pakistani Sign Language, on ear and hearing care, and other health and wellbeing topics
Our project is increasing access to audiology services, training local hospital staff and providing outreach services to reach rural communities.
Our Ear and Hearing Care project has set up audiology and ear and hearing care services in hospitals in Lusaka and Ndola, training local staff to lead the services and establishing outreach services to reach remote and rural communities. We also deliver Zambian Sign Language training for teachers, parents and families of deaf students to improve communication and inclusion of deaf children at home and at school.