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.
If a child gives the wrong answer, might the answer still make sense? A story about a girl who saw another meaning for the numeral 11.
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.
Clarissa from Macau talks about a problem we see worldwide – deaf people not having the chance to lead.
Caribbean Deaf News interviews with Lisa Ramansar from Trinidad. She grew up without sign language then learned to sign as an adult.
Rupmani Chhetri is the first Deaf woman from India to become an international UN volunteer. Read her story about her work in Ukraine.
Sometimes experienced professionals don’t want younger people’s ideas. Norma Morán explains her experience as a young volunteer in Kenya.
Two Deaf leaders from Vietnam, Huong and Linh, share what they know with two CBM staff members, Elizabeth Lockwood and Sian Tesni.
What does it mean to be a proud Latina woman in Kenya–a country that does not recognize your identity? Watch Norma Moran’s story.
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?
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.
Two organizations launched the #SignYourNameChallenge project to raise awareness about deafness and sign language rights in Rwanda.