The local deaf community promotes deaf awareness and empowerment in Rwanda, Africa. They want national recognition of Rwanda Sign Language.
Rwanda National Union of the Deaf (RNUD) summarizes the situation of Rwanda deaf education in 2013 and has recommendations for improvement.
Deaf adults in India, Uganda, Ghana, Rwanda, and Nepal use peer tutoring to improve literacy skills among Deaf children and adults.
Two organizations launched the #SignYourNameChallenge project to raise awareness about deafness and sign language rights in Rwanda.