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#SignYourName: Raising Deaf Awareness

The Rwanda deaf community uses social media to raise awareness about sign language and deaf rights. Two organizations launched the #SignYourNameChallenge project: Media For Deaf Rwanda (M4D), and the Rwanda National Union of the Deaf (RNUD). The Disability Rights Fund provided funding support for the project.   The project began…

Power of Empowerment

Empowering deaf women in Africa – what happens?

Passing the Filipino Sign Language Act

Click here to show & hide the transcript with descriptions [Description: A woman signs directly to the camera for the whole video. An abstract painting hangs on the wall behind her.] “Hello, deaf Filipino community! This vlog is about the bill in front of the House of Representatives and the…

Accessibility in India

Thusar and Babloo talks about accessibility for deaf people in India

Letting deaf people be the leaders

Clarissa from Macau talks about a problem we see worldwide – deaf people not having the chance to lead.

A challenge the deaf community faces in Indonesia

Laura, a leader in the deaf community in Indonesia talks about an issue deaf teachers face.

What a volunteer should not do

Watch a former President tell about his experience working with a volunteer that ended in a conflict.

Have you ever assumed wrong? I did…

I looked at the seven statues of St. John on the shelf and asked them all for help. I had made it clear earlier that this money was theirs to spend as they wanted, so I had to shut up and be disappointed seeing them buy paper goods that would be used once and tossed away…for what?

Showcase: GNAD

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

Lessons learned through Travel – Thank you but no thank you?

Typically when you travel to another country with different norms than yours, you learn lessons the hard way.