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Empowerment of skills and health for people with disabilities, Ghana

Our focus is on People with Disability. There exist various health problems and challenges especially in the rural areas where the opportunity to take part in daily activities that add to a person’s growth, mental development, fulfillment, and community contribution are so limited. Lack of...

Volunteers for organisation working for mentally challenged adults in New York

Our organisation is an NGO based in New York. We assist mentally challenged adults, aiming to help them integrate into the community and to retain their dignity. We aim to provide services that will help each individual reach his or her maximum potential Setting up a day centre with tailored...

Secondary school for the deaf and hard of hearing in Cameroon

We are trying to help the underprivileged, particularly the deaf and hard of hearing who have been neglected and relegated to the background. Deaf and hard of hearing persons in our community have not been given opportunities to pursue formal education like their able-bodies peers and because of...

Promoting local integration of disabled refugees and asylum seekers in Johannesburg South Africa

There are currently more than 700 refugees and asylum seekers living with severe disabilities in South Africa. They form the most marginalized and forgotten population in the wider disability community and tend to be overlooked or ignored by those supposed to render services to refugees and...

Partnership to build a centre for children with disabilities in Lebanon

Our non-profit organization SNAP helps children with different mild and moderate forms of disabilities:
 - Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) - Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) - All types of Learning Disabilities (LD) such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, Auditory...

Goods request for youth, disabled and women in Tanzania

Based on social economic report by 2011 of Kigoma region, indicates that the region has 1.3 million youth, 432 disabled people and 982,098 women who all lack employment opportunities in the community. The majority of them have got formal and informal education in school and colleges in the country,...

Support Non-profit Youth Organization in Manila, Philippines

1012 Youth Organization is a non-profit, non-governmental, and socio-civic organization in Manila, Philippines. It was established in 2009, and since that year, we could not do monthly project due to lack of fund. Our beneficiaries are mostly youth but also we care for children, persons with...

Child development centre for children born with Downs Syndrome – the first of its kind in Uganda

The association is helping and supporting children born with Downs Syndrome and their families in areas on health, education, social welfare and income generation. 
Issues to address
: a) HEALTH: A majority of children born with Downs Syndrome do not have access to specialized health services in...

Help to People with Down Syndrome in South Africa

Persons living with Down Syndrome and other intellectual disabilities in South Africa. - to improve and elevate independence, education, health, transport - to ascertain potential and capabilities - to teach various skills in art work, music, dancing, respect etc Our project is an Outreach and...

Social Enterprise to Support Epilepsy Center in Lebanon Verified non-profit organisation

The Association for the Care of People with Epilepsy in Lebanon (ECAL), an NGO established in 2001, is the only association that targets people with epilepsy living on the Lebanese territory. ECAL’s mission is to support patients medically and socially, help them become more active &...

Donations needed: Braille Electronic Writing Machine and PWDs Book Project Verified non-profit organisation

CPAUG, through its CSO-Citizen partnership project, donated a copy of the guideline “UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - A guide by the Commonwealth Secretariat Human Rights Unit” to a university in Uganda called Kyambogo University, Kampala. The university has a Braille Room...

Support Project: Access to Quality Education - Uganda

We are focusing on school-aged children including early childhood development, school drop outs, their parents/guardians/caregivers, teachers and school management committee members. Issues to address: * Poor pupil academic performance due to: absenteeism of pupils and teachers at schools, lack...

Request to set up Braille Press, India

Due to the ignorance on part of both general public and the government administration, visually impaired children and youth are denied access to necessary study materials in Braille script. The core issue is the lack of a computerized Braille press in the state of Orissa, India. The organization...

Partnership to share camp / outdoor centre in Canada

The Kinark Outdoor Centre is a year round facility supporting the recreation and education needs of clients with our parent agency, Kinark Child and Family Services, as well as those of over 100 other community organizations, schools, social service agencies and faith communities. We require...

Vocational training and HIV/AIDS awareness to vulnerable groups in Uganda

We are helping our community through the Palmyrah Workers Development Society by working on a project for disadvantaged people in our society; women with disabilities, widows, orphans, and teenage mothers. We address the issues on poverty, gender based violence, HIV/Aids prevalence, and...

Safe drinking water for orphanage in Uthukottai, North Tamil Nadu

The main objective is to solve water crisis that hinders the daily activities of the children in our three homes for HIV-positive children and differently-abled children. ATSWA runs these homes in Uthukottai. A total of 243 children are accommodated in three homes. 122 girls, 74 boys and 47...

Children with Autism and Other Mental Disabilities in Eastern Europe

Presently and on a global scale, autism affects 1 in every 70 boys and 1 in every 110 girls, with incidence rates increasing annually. The shrinking budgets at the state and local level have meant that many families have lost access to services as programs that previously operated at low cost or on...

Home Schooling Project for Girls with physical disabilities in Pakistan

The Society for Disabled Women has been running an Inclusive School for poor, orphan and disabled children in Duadnagar Faisalabad district in Pakistan since March 2008. Physically disabled children have environmental and physical barriers which prevent access to mainstream schools. There are...

Advocacy and Disability Management Project in Uganda

We are trying to help the rural community in advocating for the rights of people with disabilities and also to fight the occurrence of impairment through prevention, treatment and community support for people with disabilities. We believe that fighting disability begins with the way people live...

Help to support vocational training for vulnerable young people in Mbara, Uganda

Youth Empowerment & Rehabilitation Projects (YERP) is a Ugandan NGO. YERP tries to help restore hope and build a bright future for vulnerable youth & children in Uganda, including young people with disabilities, orphans, street kids and young girls who have been abused by being forced into...