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              • Three persons doing stretching exercises together.

                Promoting sexual and reproductive rights of all young people

                The four organization working together have developed training and information for health professionals, judges, young people with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities, and their families. Between 2012 and 2018 they have trained over 3,000 people and influenced new health legislation introduced in 2017.
                Asdown Colombia, Colombia

              • Volunteers helping the elderly carrying bags in the market every Friday.

                Providing Meaningful Volunteer Work for Students with Disabilities

                "Volunteering for a Change" arranges trainings and provides briefings on how to manage volunteers with disabilities. The partners develop relevant roles for youth with special needs so that volunteers can have meaningful placements. By 2018, Volunteering for a Change had trained some 200 students and 500 professionals.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Volunteering for a Change, Israel

              • JDC Israel Unlimited Common sport activities.

                Pioneering a personal budget model as part of national social services

                Although the concept of a personal budget is an established practice in the United States and parts of Europe, it is new for Israel. Between 2016 and 2018, some 200 professionals have been trained and 50 people with a variety of disabilities have benefitted. In 2019, another 300 beneficiaries joined the program.
                JDC Israel - Israel Unlimited, Personal Budget Model, Israel

              • 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

              • Two girls communicating using Solar Ear.

                Affordable Hearing Aids through Solar Technology

                Solar Ear manufactures low-cost, environmentally-friendly hearing aids and solar-rechargeable batteries. The company employs and trains people who are deaf to manufacture the hearing aids and to lead the replication of the technology. The company also runs a holistic hearing-loss detection and education programme.
                Solar Ear, Botswana

              • Accompanied by fellow hikers, two men and one women are pushing a single-wheel transport vehicle carrying a man with a physical disability up a sandy hiking trail.

                Model for accessible parks and nature spaces going international

                The Senderismo sin Limites programme was initiated by Fundacion Eres, an NGO from Chile, to ensure that hiking and natural areas can be used by people with disabilities. The programme includes training for tourism professionals, self-assessment tools, improvement plans, and single-wheeled transport vehicles.
                Fundaci├│n Eres, Senderismo sin Limites (Hiking Without Limits), Chile

              • Bringing organisations together to campaign for national disability legislation.

                Strategic engagement with government to push for national disability legislation

                Mphasis funded the NCPEDP with the purpose of advocating for a national disability policy. The programme carried out an intensive, multifaceted drive to bring together people with disabilities and government representatives. The effort resulted in the passage of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act in 2016.
                Mphasis, Ltd., India

              • Raising Awareness on the Right to Vote

                The Mi Voto Cuenta ("My Vote Counts") campaign raises awareness by informing people with disabilities about electoral processes and about how to regain their right to vote. The campaign also reaches out to political parties and the legal system to arrange meetings with political groups in all communities of Spain.
                Plena Inclusion Spain, Mi Voto Cuenta, Spain

              • A personal network for persons with disabilities

                Tyze Personal Networks is an online service that helps people with disabilities to connect and collaborate in order to achieve goals and realise dreams. Tyze is built on 25 years of experience. It was created to scale the knowledge, values and processes underpinning network-centric approaches to support and coordination.
                Tyze Personal Networks, A personal network for persons with disabilities, Canada

              • Preparing young people for real jobs in bakeries

                Gragger, a bakery in Upper Austria and Caritas have organized "Backma's", a project that provides vocational on-the-job training for adolescents with disabilities. Under the supervision of mentors, the apprentices acquire practical skills in the production of pastries in a full-fledged working bakery in the town of Linz.
                Caritas Linz, Austria