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How to include regional DPOs in education programmes funded by international development agencies
Sightsavers' Inclusive Futures, Multiple Countries: Integrates children with disabilities aged 4-14 into mainstream schools across five countries. Led by organizations of persons with disabilities, enrolled 1,607 children in 2021 and 2022, modeling international development funding.
Inclusive Futures, Bangladesh
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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