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              • Access to education for refugee children with disabilities

                The mission of this project is to improve the access to education for children with disabilities in the refugee camp of Gihembe (rural area) as well as in the town of Kigali (urban area) in Rwanda. After a pilot study, the initiative will share the results with its main partners, who are working on refugee issues in Rwanda.
                IRD - Initiative for Refugees with Disabilities, Rwanda

              • A young woman is sat on the floor leaning against a bag of crocheted goods and with goods piled beside her. She is crocheting using a crochet hook and light pink wool. She is wearing a hygiene mask.

                Providing income-generating activities to refugees with disabilities

                Launched in 2017, the programme provides inclusive livelihoods for people with disabilities in two refugee settlement areas in Uganda. The water supply is connected to accessible water points, and seeds and tools for vegetable growing are provided. By 2020, 3,215 people have benefited.
                World Vision, Inclusive Livelihood for Refugees, Uganda

              • Comprehensive accessibility programme for large refugee camps

                Inclusive Rohingya Response was launched by the Centre for Disability in Development, a leading NGO in Bangladesh. It identifies inaccessible facilities in refugee camps of the Rohingya people and modifies them with locally available materials, provides training for staff members and health and rehabilitation services for people with disabilities.
                CDD - Centre for Disability and Development, Inclusive Rohingya Response, Bangladesh

              • Students learn in class, while the teacher is standing in the middle und holding a power point presentation in the back.

                Subscription-based online education platforms that also work without internet

                Kamer Big Bang is an online resource centre for matching users with jobs and learning opportunities. educlick is a mobile phone-based e-learning system whereby users undertake courses via text message. Originally targeted to people displaced through armed conflict, both platforms became popular with people with disabilities.
                EduClick, Kamer Big Bang platform and educlick platform, Cameroon

              • A person with mobility disabilities and a person with visual impairments accessing the ramp.

                Inclusive Post-Earthquake Reconstruction

                In April 2015 a strong earthquake struck Nepal, injuring and disabling around 3,000 people. "Inclusive Post-Earthquake Reconstruction: Public Building Safe and Accessible for All," initiated by ADRAD, is committed to inclusive reconstruction in the worst affected areas and reforms for more accessible construction.
                Action on Disability Rights And Development-Nepal, Nepal

              • A scene in a public square in Africa, with two men and one woman steady one women who is unconscious or has fallen. All have serene facial expressions, one of the man is talking intensily to a crowd of people observing and taking pictures.

                Forum theatre alleviates war trauma and creates an inclusive stage and art experience

                Northern Uganda Hip Hop Culture's forum theatre addresses the challenges faced by people with disabilities, such as land grabs, denial of rights, and divorce. It uses audience interaction to explore solutions together, and can be easily adapted to different types of issues.
                Northern Uganda Hip Hop Culture, The Forum Theatre, Uganda

              • Video teching political-related signs.

                Capturing and distributing critical election-related sign language

                With the "Electoral Sign Language Lexicon" IFES captures critical election-related sign language vocabulary. For explanation there are books, the Internet and an app. Train-the-trainer workshops are also available. Over 300 books have been distributed and the app has been downloaded more than 500 times.
                IFES - International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Electoral Sign Language Lexicon, Libya

              • Mandatory minimum standards for education in emergencies

                The INEE Minimum Standards for Education articulate the minimum quality and access to education for people affected by disasters and crises. They are mandatory worldwide since 2010. The accompanying INEE toolkit contains practical, field-friendly instructions for educators, aid workers and authorities.
                INEE - International Network for Education in Emergencies, INEE Minimum Standards for Education: Preparedness, Response, Recovery and INEE Toolkit of the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE); implemented by Ministries of Education, policy-makers, teachers, humanitarian agencies and humanitarian workers worldwide., United States of America

              • A man wearing a below-knee prosthetic. A boy wearing a below-knee prosthetic.

                Providing free adaptations and prosthetics for amputees and persons with mobility issues

                Jaipur Foot Organization provides free prosthetic devices and applications. In 1975, there were 59 prosthetic devices, today about 60,000 people annually receive specially designed prosthetic devices, wheelchairs etc. and even financial support. This is mainly in rural areas of India and in 27 other countries.
                Jaipur Foot Organization (BMVSS), BMVSS, India

              • Life Skills trainer demonstrating for a group of volunteers and Ms Sara Minkara how to use the white cane.

                Empowerment of youth with disabilities involving their families and communities

                ETI primarily focuses on young people with visual impairments, offering life-skills training in group and one-to-one settings, parent workshops, and other community activities to promote social inclusion. ETI also works with relief agencies to ensure that young refugees with disabilities can also access its programmes.
                ETI - Empowerment Through Integration, Lebanon