Stories in Sign Language
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.
Habel Ouma, Deaf rights advocate in Kenya, promotes deaf education & employment, justice for gender-based violence, & sign interpreting.
Watch a former President tell about his experience working with a volunteer that ended in a conflict.
Laura, a leader in the deaf community in Indonesia talks about an issue deaf teachers face.
Deaf organizations around the world including MNI partner organizations celebrate the International Week of the Deaf!
Sometimes experienced professionals don’t want younger people’s ideas. Norma Morán explains her experience as a young volunteer in Kenya.
Watch as Deaf Bangladesh leader, Wadud, explains his family business and his role in a local self-help organization, the Saidpur Deaf Club.
Advocates around the world are fighting for Deaf rights–and some are lawyers. Two Deaf law students tell their stories.
Asociación Sordos Limón describes the lives of Deaf Afro-Costa Ricans and compares them to the habitants of the capital city — San José.
Pamela Molina has seen change and progress for Deaf people in Chile. In particular, she sees hope for Deaf women in Chile. Watch her story.
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.
Deaf women leaders are active in Ghana. And they are helping other deaf women learn to be leaders too. Watch interview of two leaders.