Recognising World Disability Day in Kenya

Within the Jamat, there is a significant number of people that live with some form of disability, including physical impairment, sensory impairment, cognitive impairment, intellectual impairment, and mental illness. Like everyone, this group of individuals have their own uniqueness, which needs to be understood and embraced. It can be done in an environment that promotes…

Ismaili athlete to compete for Tajikistan at Rio Paralympics — The Ismaili org

When the Paralympic Games open in Rio today, the people of Tajikistan will be pinning all their hopes on Romikhudo Dodikhudoev. Romikhudo Dodikhudoev launches from the starting block!MUBORAKSHO GULJONOV Tajik athlete Romikhudo Dodikhudoev with his trainer, Gairat Negmatov. MUBORAKSHO GULJONOV Ismaili athlete Romikhudo Dodikhudoev will represent Tajikistan at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. MUBORAKSHO…

Gilgit-Baltistan education strategy is close to being finalized, Secretary Education — Pamir Times Net

June 25, 2015: Aga Khan Development Network and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Australian Government concluded a successful five year project ‘Education Development and Improvement Programme (EDIP)’ that has enhanced access, equity and quality of education with increased gender parity, participation and sustainability of community interventions. EDIP has improved the teaching and…

Early Childhood Intervention: The Power of Family — Text and video

In Central Asia and Eastern Europe, 31 thousand children under the age of 3 live in institutions. A child with a disability is 17 times more likely to be institutionalized. Early childhood intervention offers an alternative. It can help young children with disabilities or developmental delays stay with their families. Source: Intervention & The Power…

Weltbehindertentag: Inklusion gibt es nicht zum Nulltarif — MiGAZIN de (in German)

In Deutschland ist etwa jeder zehnte Bürger behindert. Und trotzdem werden sie im Alltag kaum wahrgenommen. Zufall? Nein: Menschen mit Behinderung und vor allem jene mit Migrationshintergrund scheuen die Öffentlichkeit aufgrund der vielen Barrieren. Weltbehindertentag: Inklusion gibt es nicht zum Nulltarif Susannka auf flickr.com (CC 2.0), bearb. MiG Wer oft mit dem Bus oder der…

Aga Khan School of Nursing: ‘Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Sexual Reproductive Health Education Programs’ – Awareness Pakistan Blogspot de

Volunteer at the Registration desk Dr Keith Cash distributing Certificates to the Participants Wednesday, September 26, 201 Advocacy Lecture on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Sexual Reproductive Health Educational & Awareness Programs by Awareness Voluntary Organization in collaboration withThe Aga Khan School of Nursing Program Report Awareness Voluntary Organization (DSW-3100-K) a not for profit…

‘Special people to be trained on int’l standards’ – Daily Times com Pakistan

  KARACHI: Sindh government has decided to make Karachi a city friendly to the special people besides imparting them with trainings of international standards. This was stated by Special Education Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister Imtiaz Ahmed Sheikh while signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sindh Special People Department on Tuesday. Read full article…

MoUs signed for providing CNICs to disabled persons – The News com Pakistan

   Karachi: The Network for Organisations Working for People with Disabilities Pakistan (NOWPDP), an organisation that works for the facilitation of persons with physical and mental disabilities, signed two separate Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with NADRA and the Department of Special Education, Sindh on Saturday for the preparation of special CNICs for disabled persons. Under…

Corporate Social Responsibilities:They don’t need Sympathies, They need opportunities. (Jehan Ara) – NOWPDP Org Press Release

If every single company could hire a single special person, then we would flourish. Humaira Bukhari, Kabir Farooqui, Shariq Kareem, Sajid Kadri. While speaking to the certificate distribution ceremony for the trainings given to visually impaired and special people organized by CATCOS Pvt Ltd, under the activity of “Corporate Social Responsibility”, Jehan Ara (President P@SHA)…

Handicap International is awarded the 2011 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

The Hilton Foundation announced today that the 2011 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize has been awarded to Handicap International for its work in assisting people with disabilities in situations of poverty, exclusion, conflict and disaster. Awarded annually since 1996, the $1.5 million Hilton Prize is presented to humanitarian associations for their exceptional contribution to alleviating…