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Countrywide working group making elections more accessible
Disability Inclusive Elections Sri Lanka’ is a working group of the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) in Sri Lanka, which, in collaboration with the National Election Commission, has designed and implemented strategies and measures for the political and electoral inclusion of persons with disabilities.
International Foundation for Electoral Systems, Disability Inclusive Elections Sri Lanka (DIESL) Technical Working Group, Sri Lanka
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
Disability-inclusive approach to bring families out of extreme poverty
Since 2018 the project supports households in the cities of Kurigram and Chattogram. Participants receive rehabilitation services, including occupational therapy and counselling, and receive cash transfers to meet their basic needs. As of 2020, 1,447 households are being supported.
Humanity & Inclusion France, Disability Inclusive Poverty Graduation, Bangladesh
ICT solution for people with reduced mobility to use public transport
"App&Town Compagnon" is an app that allows people with reduced mobility to use public transport autonomously. The app was developed by Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility from Barcelona, Spain, and includes route planning, personalized guidance and assistance.
Mass Factory Urban Accessible Mobility, S.L., App&Town Compagnon, Spain
Admission quotas and support services for university enrollment
Every year, 20 students with various disabilities are admitted to Universitas Brawijaya. The Centre for Disability Studies and Services provides these students with a number of services to support learning and inclusion, tests and exams are made accessible for a variety of disabilities and a reasonable accommodation is also offered.
Brawijaya University, Center for Disability Studies and Services, Affirmative Admission for Students with Disabilities, Indonesia
Accessible eBook library with over 775,000 books in 47 languages
Benetech’s software platform renders books and other print materials into five accessible digital formats.The organization works with 900 publishers and NGOs. Membership in Bookshare is free for eligible US students, while individuals from the US and other countries pay up to a maximum of USD 50 per year.
Benetech, Bookshare, United States of America
Online library of multilingual signed stories, jointly edited and developed
Deaf World Around You is a web-based library, organized by the Rochester Institute of Technology of the United States. It enables the creation and sharing of stories in sign language. Images, text, and videos featuring sign language storytellers, targeted towards low and middle income countries.
Rochester Institute of Technology, Deaf World Around You (WAY), Indonesia
Supporting DPOs in six countries to bring the UN CRPD to life
Mobility International USA is an NGO led by people with disabilities. Its Global Disability RightsNow! (RN!) project partners disability organizations and legal experts in the US with disabled persons organisations (DPOs) in other countries in coordinating in-country plans to strengthen legislation and increase political participation.
MIUSA - Mobility International USA, Global Disability RightsNow!, United States of America
Training job coaches to support jobseekers with disabilities and employers
Since 2018 the Accessible Employment project has been training people with and without disabilities in Cambodia as job coaches, who then support jobseekers while also working with employers. In 2019 there were ten trained job coaches, and 54 people with disabilities had gained employment.
Light for the World Cambodia, Accessible Employment, Cambodia
A leading concert hall offering a free and inclusive musical workshop week
Since 2019 the Wiener Konzerthaus, one of the leading concert halls in Austria, has been organizing summer music workshops (‘SommerMusikWoche’) for up to 80 participants. The programme is supervised by professional music educators and is free of charge.
Wiener Konzerthaus, SommerMusikWoche/Inclusive Music Programme, Austria