Typically when you travel to another country with different norms than yours, you learn lessons the hard way.
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.
First, his Deaf Center taught sign language to deaf people. Next, the government established a deaf school. Read how it was done.
Rupmani Chhetri is the first Deaf woman from India to become an international UN volunteer. Read her story about her work in Ukraine.
Empowering deaf women in Africa – what happens?
Deaf women leaders are active in Ghana. And they are helping other deaf women learn to be leaders too. Watch interview of two leaders.
Frank Musukwa explains how Deaf organizations in Zambia advocated with local universities to ask them to enroll Deaf law students.
Lesson learned? Ask people want they want and need. Imagine how excited your home community will be knowing that they are collecting goods which will be appreciated and used to make a real difference in people’s lives. Don’t send “Nana gifts.” Ask first.
Susana Stiglich, who is now a university professor and consultant in Peru, shares her life story as a Deaf woman.
Deaf organizations around the world including MNI partner organizations celebrate the International Week of the Deaf!
Clarissa from Macau talks about a problem we see worldwide – deaf people not having the chance to lead.
Deaf children and families living in remote villages in Ghana had never met another deaf person. Robert Sampana transformed their lives.