A decade ago, he was a novice hairstylist. Now he owns his own Vietnam deaf hairstyling business with many deaf and hearing customers.
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Mill Neck International offers a collection of stories made by people around the world. Explore an array of International Development topics such as Deaf people pushed for change in their country, how Deaf people succeeded in their business, volunteering experiences, Lessons Learned!
Watch Joshua Josa, a Deaf man, explain how he started his career in the international development field. In ASL with English captions.
Typically when you travel to another country with different norms than yours, you learn lessons the hard way.
Advocates around the world are fighting for Deaf rights–and some are lawyers. Two Deaf law students tell their stories.
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.
In one school in Zimbabwe, Africa, hearing students and deaf students didn’t interact. But one day, that changed–hearing and deaf kids connected.
Deaf organizations around the world including MNI partner organizations celebrate the International Week of the Deaf!
MOSFA, @Moviemiento de Sordas Feministas Argentina, a Deaf Feminist collective from Argentina pushes the understanding of feminism to include people of all genders and ablilities in their fight against oprressive systems.
Clarissa from Macau talks about a problem we see worldwide – deaf people not having the chance to lead.
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.