Deaf organizations around the world including MNI partner organizations celebrate the International Week of the Deaf!
Rupmani Chhetri is the first Deaf woman from India to become an international UN volunteer. Read her story about her work in Ukraine.
Mill Neck International works with Nellie Zabel Foundation as they launch their first leadership school for Deaf women in Chile.
Deaf women leaders are active in Ghana. And they are helping other deaf women learn to be leaders too. Watch interview of two leaders.
Pamela Molina has seen change and progress for Deaf people in Chile. In particular, she sees hope for Deaf women in Chile. Watch her story.
Expert international volunteer worker Kirk Van Gilder talks about the importance of fostering local sign language and leadership rather than imposing your own sign language.
Watch an interview with Lionel Smith, who was president of the New Life Deaf Club in Barbados from 2013 to 2018. Shows history of the club.
I looked at the seven statues of St. John on the shelf and asked them all for help. I had made it clear earlier that this money was theirs to spend as they wanted, so I had to shut up and be disappointed seeing them buy paper goods that would be used once and tossed away…for what?
Did you know that, in some countries, Deaf people can work as interpreters? Watch this Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) story by a Deaf woman, June.
Two organizations launched the #SignYourNameChallenge project to raise awareness about deafness and sign language rights in Rwanda.
First, his Deaf Center taught sign language to deaf people. Next, the government established a deaf school. Read how it was done.
Watch a former President tell about his experience working with a volunteer that ended in a conflict.