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News, comment, stories and discussion from Sense International staff around the world.
16 February 2017 | 28 comments | Last comment on 21 April 2017 | Posted by Radhika Dhamecha
Radkika volunteered at Sense UK for three weeks before going to India to spend two weeks at the Sense International India office in Ahmedabad.
18 November 2015 | 6 comments | Last comment on 19 October 2017 | Posted by Maurizio Borgatti
Maurizio Borgatti, from our fundraising department, took on his greatest feat yet, cycling over 500 km across Costa Rica, from the Pacific coast to the Caribbean coast.
4 September 2015 | 15 comments | Last comment on 5 February 2017 | Posted by Jackie Killeen
Jackie Killeen reflects on a recent visit to Nairobi in Kenya, where she met our local team, that's funded through one of their International Communities projects.
29 July 2015 | 12 comments | Last comment on 6 November 2015 | Posted by Maurizio Borgatti
Maurizio from our fundraising team will be cycling eight hours per day across terrain from paved roads to gravel tracks, single track dirt paths and river crossings in Costa Rica.
1 June 2015 | 8 comments | Last comment on 1 December 2017 | Posted by Laura Brown
Sense International's Training and Research Manager, Sachin Rizal joined the organisation as India's first interpreter who is deafblind. Using tactile American Sign Language, he helps people with deafblindness to communicate and express their thoughts and feelings to the rest of the world.
11 May 2015 | 13 comments | Last comment on 30 November 2017 | Posted by James Thornberry
26 years since the fall of communist dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, has anything really changed for Romania’s most vulnerable citizens? Ahead of the 16th Deafblind International World Conference at the end of this month, Director of Sense International, James Thornberry, explains why he believes the country is making progress despite its many obstacles.
1 April 2015 | 0 comments | Posted by Lucy Drescher
International Policy & Advocacy Manager Lucy Drescher recently visited India and saw the work of PRATYUSHH, an organisation which provides a platform for parents of children with sensory impairments to meet and work together.
14 January 2015 | 20 comments | Last comment on 25 May 2017 | Posted by Bethan Williams
Our work in early intervention is vital to ensure that any residual sight or hearing is stimulated in young babies at an early age to give them a chance for these senses to develop.
31 December 2014 | 1 comment | Last comment on 18 May 2017 | Posted by Edwin Osundwa
Over the past year a specialist curriculum for children who are deaf and blind has been rolled out in Kenya's ten deafblind education units in specialist schools.
25 November 2014 | 1 comment | Last comment on 13 August 2017 | Posted by Lucy Drescher
On 3 December DFID (the UK Department for International Development) will be launching their framework for disability inclusive development within their work.
First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 18 September 2014