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Making schools accessible for children with physical disabilities in Afghanistan
The project addresses the need for accessible school buildings for children with disabilities by developing inclusive educational environments with accessible ramps, handrails, washing rooms, and drinking water installations. As a result, from 2013 to 2016 more than 3,000 children with disabilities were able to access education.
AOAD - Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled, Afghanistan
Technology centres offering accessible training in digital skills and career support
The programme offers free and accessible online and in-person training in life, technical, and digital skills, partnering locally with potential employers and mentors. POETA DigiSpark has trained more than 4,000 people since starting in 2013, and has registered 200,000 visits to its seven technology centres.
Trust for the Americas, POETA DigiSpark, Argentina
Creating inclusive pre-school institutions
Working with the Ministry of Education and local departments, this project succeeded in enrolling 367 children with disabilities in pre-school institutions in seven regions of Kosovo. In addition, cooperation between schools, families, municipalities, rehabilitation centres and authorities was established, benefiting more than 7,500 children.
Save the Children International, Kosovo
Using pictures to promote health
"Picture my Participation" is a paediatric self-report tool that uses pictures to discuss health-related topics for children aged 5–17 in various contexts and settings. The tool can be used to measure the level of participation of children with disabilities in low and middle income countries (LAMI) and other marginalised communities
Child and Adolescent Health Service of Western Australia, Australia
Inclusive evacuation strategies following a tsunami, earthquake, or volcano eruption
Forum Komunikasi Masyarakat Berkebutuhan Khusus Aceh is a forum of various disabled people organizations in the in Aceh province, an tsunami and earthquake affected region. From 2015 to 2017, the organization trained 296 persons with disabilities, and 965 have participated in three disaster evacuation simulations.
FKM BKA - Forum of Community with Special Needs Aceh, Indonesia
GIS-based mapping and improving of accessible water, sanitation , and hygiene (WASH) facilities
ZWASH is conducting GIS-based mapping to assess the accessibility of toilet facilities in schools and health centres in Zambia. The data will be used by World Vision and government agencies to provide accessible toilets and WASH facilities where they are most needed. ZWASH will be rolled out in more than 40 other countries.
World Vision, Zambia Water Sanitation and Hygiene (ZWASH), Zambia
Providing Inclusive Education in camps for internally displaced persons (IDP)
The project provides training for teachers, support for children and their families, and training for relief workers to identify disabilities and make their emergency services more inclusive. Since 2019, Light for the World has been working in partnership with relief agencies and NGOs in three camps in Southern Sudan.
Light for the World Austria, IDP Programme, South Sudan
Employment and inclusion of rural girls with hearing impairments
Women with hearing disabilities from rural areas receive training and education to ensure their participation in the job market. Informing families and communities about the needs and issues of these women leads to greater understanding and inclusion, which in turn helps to empower them economically and socially.
Al Saeeda Society for the Care and Rehabilitation of Deaf Girls in Yemen, Yemen
Inclusive Education in post-war instability
The effective and creative use of resources has enabled a programme of inclusive education and early intervention to be rolled out in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. In 2007, the programme covered 42 schools, 62 teachers and 316 children. In 2010, there were 318 schools, 400 teachers and 2,051 children.
UNICEF - Iraq, Inclusive Education Programme of 2007 by the Ministry of Education, Iraqi-Kurdistan, Iraq, Iraq
Teaching students with disabilities to manage risks associated with natural disasters
RET Americas has developed inclusive learning methodologies to integrate disaster risk reduction and management (DRR&M) as a topic in public schools, introducing curricula and exercises specifically for students with disabilities. Since 2015, more than 4,000 young people with disabilities have taken part in the project.
RET International - Protection through Education, Inclusive school safety in Panama (disasters and natural hazards awareness), Panama