Power of Empowerment
Empowering deaf women in Africa – what happens?
Passing the Filipino Sign Language Act
The president of the Philippines Federation of the Deaf explains the process for passing the Filipino Sign Language Act.
What a volunteer should not do
Watch a former President tell about his experience working with a volunteer that ended in a conflict.
Young Volunteer in Kenya: Norma Morán’s experience
Sometimes experienced professionals don’t want younger people’s ideas. Norma Morán explains her experience as a young volunteer in Kenya.
Don’t give “Nana Gifts”
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.
Sarah visited Ghana last year & worked with GNAD Youth. Watch the video to learn more!
Lionel Smith Interview by Broad Street Media in Barbados
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.
MNI Working with CHAVITA, Tanzania Assn of the Deaf, in Eastern Africa
MNI works with CHAVITA, the Tanzania Association of the Deaf. CHAVITA is training Deaf people in advocating with local government.
Certified Deaf Interpreter story: June
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.
Establishing a Deaf School in Ethiopia: How it Was Done
First, his Deaf Center taught sign language to deaf people. Next, the government established a deaf school. Read how it was done.
Fostering local sign language and leadership
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.
Latina Woman in Kenya
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.