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.
Empowering deaf women in Africa – what happens?
Typically when you travel to another country with different norms than yours, you learn lessons the hard way.
A decade ago, he was a novice hairstylist. Now he owns his own Vietnam deaf hairstyling business with many deaf and hearing customers.
Ayanda Ntukwana at Sign Language Education and Development (SLED) shares her experience in Deaf education in South Africa.
Asociación Sordos Limón describes the lives of Deaf Afro-Costa Ricans and compares them to the habitants of the capital city — San José.
Malu, who has taught Chilean Sign Language to Deaf children, describes her experience in the first leadership school for Deaf women in Chile.
Advocates around the world are fighting for Deaf rights–and some are lawyers. Two Deaf law students tell their stories.
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.
Laura, a leader in the deaf community in Indonesia talks about an issue deaf teachers face.
Mongolian Deaf leader Dulamsuren Jigjid shares her story of how she became an empowered Deaf woman leader. She is advancing disability rights in Mongolia.
MNI works with CHAVITA, the Tanzania Association of the Deaf. CHAVITA is training Deaf people in advocating with local government.