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Sexual and reproductive education for youth with leprosy and other
NLR Indonesia developed the MBIM project to educate children and adolescents with leprosy and other disabilities about their sexual and reproductive health and rights. As part of the project NLR has developed educational manuals and tools, such as pictures and videos.
NLR Indonesia, My Body Is Mine (MBIM), Indonesia
Computer keyboard with only 11 buttons for people with motor impairments
The Key-X smart keyboard, launched in 2018 by multinational start-up Key2enable, has just eleven touch-sensitive, iconographic keys that enable operation without much effort, while being robust enough for rough touches. By 2022 some 2,500 Key-X keyboards had been sold in 28 countries.
Key2enable Assistive Technology MENA Ltd, Key-X, United Arab Emirates
Creating mainstream schools in a war-torn country
The aim is to promote Inclusive Education at the community level with a focus on children with disabilities, girls and children of the Kuchi, a nomadic people.The programme provides services for 81,000 learners, of whom 65% are girls. The programme is also working with the government to develop an inclusive education strategy.
Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, Afghanistan
Creating a role model of Inclusive Education
Plan International Bangladesh aims to demonstrate that inclusive education can be implemented within existing systems, institutions and structures. The project includes 50 schools, more than 300 teachers and over 100 other relevant institutions as well as more than 20,000 students and out-of-school children.
Plan International Bangladesh, Bangladesh
A multifaceted approach towards inclusive pre-primary and primary schools
KASALI (which means “no one is left behind” in Filipino) uses a range of methods such as establishing model schools, training teachers and educating parents. Moreover, the organization is conducting advocacy and policy discussions with the government. As a result, 739 children with disabilities have enrolled in school since 2014.
Save the Children Philippines, KASALI – No one left behind, Philippines
Fast-growing café chain with a majority of employees with disabilities
Since 2017, Mitti Café has been providing hospitality training and employment opportunities in accessible cafés established on the premises of educational institutions or private-sector companies. As of 2020 there are 12 Mitti Cafés, which are managed and staffed entirely by adults with disabilities.
Mitti Cafe, MITTI Café, India
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
A target and a push for inclusive skills training and employment
The reform includes a 5 per cent enrolment target for persons with disabilities, the training of technical and vocational education staff in disability inclusion, developing pilot training and engaging potential employers. In 2016, it resulted already in 328 enrolees and 60 trainees gaining employment.
ILO Bangladesh, National Skills Development Policy (NSDP) of 2011, DTE Departmental Policy of 2015 and innovative practices Department of Technical Education, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh & International Labour Organization (ILO), Bangladesh
Access to basic health services for children with cerebral palsy in Bangladesh
Together with partners, CSF Global started the first development centre in rural Bangladesh for children with cerebral palsy. The centre offers therapeutic service to the children and provides training to the caregiver. The children are identified by trained community volunteers using the "Key Informant Method".
CSF - Child Sight Foundation - Global, Early Childhood Service Centres, Bangladesh
Inclusive job preparation and placement in the media & entertainment sector
AEMP offers pre-vocational and vocational training programmes in a range of technology, multimedia, and art-based themes, which focus on learning through play. In addition, the project provides mentoring and monitoring tools as well as various support and training to parents, educators, and professionals.
AIMS Media Pvt. Ltd., Ability Enhancement Programme, India