Stories

Sign showing Ghana National Association of the Deaf with Sarah standing in front

Showcase: GNAD

Sarah visited Ghana last year & worked with GNAD Youth. Watch the video to learn more!

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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.

Screenshot of a video in which a man is seated in front of a green background, signing to the camera. English captions are at the bottom of the screen.

Hearing and Deaf Kids Connecting

In one school in Zimbabwe, Africa, hearing students and deaf students didn’t interact. But one day, that changed–hearing and deaf kids connected.

Screenshot from a video on the Deaf Feminist movement in Argentina

Deaf Feminist Movement of Argentina

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.

Screenshot from a video of Maria Luiz (Malu) from Chile signing to the camera.

Malu from Chile

Malu, who has taught Chilean Sign Language to Deaf children, describes her experience in the first leadership school for Deaf women in Chile.