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              • Five-Year Plan for Mental Health Care in Rural Areas

                BasicNeeds Ghana capacitates physicians and health workers about mental health issues, how to treat them, and how to gain knowledge about appropriate medication. Since its founding in 2002, the programme has benefitted more than 19,000 poor and marginalized living people with mental health issues or epilepsy.
                Basic Needs Ghana, Ghana

              • Increasing diversity by increasing access to legal education

                IDIA’s project aims to empower marginalized communities through legal education, to sensitize them to law as a viable career option, and to support interested students in acquiring admission to leading law schools in India. IDIA also attempts to improve policies in the area of inclusive legal education and diversity within the legal profession.
                IDIA - Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education, India

              • Three young women carrying a woman.

                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

              • Announce your visit and special request to stores and public services

                Using iBeacon and other technologies and accessibility features of regular smartphones, people with disabilities can specify their service need, such as a barrier-free entry or support and guidance and recipients can plan and prepare for the visit. From July 2017 to June 2018 1,000 people downloaded the app.
                Neatebox, “Welcome by Neatebox” App, United Kingdom

              • A young boy with down syndrom is very engaged in playing on a tablet while at the same time expanding his vocabulary. In the background other children do the same.

                Literacy app to stimulate reading development for children with Down Syndrome

                La Mesita was developed at the Catholic University of Chile. It is a free app that supports the reading development of children, especially those with Down Syndrome. Users can select a specific environment, such as a fair or an amusement park. La Mesita adapts to the user´s characteristics, and allows for an endless number of activities.
                Catholic University of Chile, Centre for the Development of Inclusive Technologies, La Mesita, Chile

              • Wheelmap.org is an online map which indicates whether or not a location is wheelchair accessible. It works like Wikipedia – many people help to collect and update information about the accessibility of places in the city.

                Wheelmap.org is available online and as an app. The information provided empowers persons with mobility impairments to plan their day more efficiently, increase their mobility and participate more easily in society. The data collected is also a tool to raise awareness and help build a more inclusive environment.
                Social Heroes e.V., Interactive city map for wheelchair accessibility, Germany

              • Stimulation kit and training for caregivers

                The Ndinogona Stimulation Kit provides caregivers with tools, resources, and training to play with and stimulate children with disabilities, allowing them to participate in everyday activities. The kit includes four-colour-coded bags containing all the needed toys and assistive devices for facilitating participation. A manual illustrates over 100 activities and songs.
                Uhambo Foundation, South Africa

              • Young children are sitting on the floor and looking up ito their teacher, who holds a device.

                Noise-free school model inclusive of students with hearing impairments

                Classrooms at Tres Olivos School are built with sound-absorbing materials and equipped with sound-level meters. The school has 98 teachers (including seven speech therapists and two deaf teachers) and 1,100 students who are educated from early childhood to high school and also in two vocational trainings.
                Dales la Palabra Foundation, Tres Olivos School, Spain

              • Disability-led centres providing a range of services for independent living

                FOH centres are run entirely by people with disabilities and aims to offer comprehensive services for such people in their home and throughout their daily lives. In 2017, 47 homes were adapted, 223 people were provided with transport, 120 people took part in sport or the arts, and 2,435 assistive devices were provided.
                Forum of the Handicapped, Lebanon

              • This photograph shows a large white accessbile sales room with white desks, red chairs and seating options. In the background employees are servicing their costumers.

                African telecom provider aiming at an inclusive workforce and accessible customer experience

                Safaricom, a major mobile network operator from Kenya, committed to achieving a 5 per cent share of people with disabilities in its workforce by 2025. As part of the company’s Diversity & Inclusion Programme, offices and sales outlets are being made barrier-free and products and services are being made more accessible.
                Safaricom PLC, Diversity & Inclusion Programme, Kenya