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19 November 2014 | 38 comments | Last comment on 5 February 2017 | Posted by Lucy Drescher
The UK government's Department for International Development (DFID) is working on a framework to ensure that disabled people are included in all the work it does and funds around the world.
27 October 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Stevie Kent
For the first time ever, children with deafblindness in East Africa are accessing education from their local mainstream school. This is no small milestone given that up till now governments and teachers alike insisted that children with complex disabilities like deafblindness cannot be educated through the mainstream system.
14 October 2014 | 283 comments | Last comment on 7 November 2017 | Posted by Kiomi Párraga Cordero
As part of its occupational skills programme, Sense International (Peru) has developed four workshops to help provide job skills to people with deafblindness and multiple disabilities.
13 October 2014 | 2 comments | Last comment on 14 May 2016 | Posted by Geoffrey Atieli
On Saturday 27th September 2014, we visited the home of Gilbert Korir, a deafblind young adult who has recently graduated from Sikri Vocational Training Centre.
30 September 2014 | 22 comments | Last comment on 1 November 2017 | Posted by Bethan Williams
A few months ago I had the opportunity to visit Sense International's partners in Bangladesh alongside a colleague from Sense India.
14 August 2014 | 2 comments | Last comment on 25 August 2017 | Posted by Gary Hyndman
Gary Hyndman from the UK Sense College visited SI Romania colleagues to work with them on setting up a specialist vocational curriculum.
30 July 2014 | 45 comments | Last comment on 16 July 2017 | Posted by Lucy Drescher
The UK Department for International Development has increased its focus on education with disabled children recently, but greater prioritisation of this issue is still needed.
15 July 2014 | 333 comments | Last comment on 26 December 2016 | Posted by Bethan Williams
Senior Programme Manager Bethan Williams spent a week visiting our partner organisation in Bangladesh and met and for the this week have been lucky enough to spend the week visiting our partner, CDD in Bangladesh alongside a colleague from Sense India.
27 June 2014 | 331 comments | Last comment on 14 April 2017 | Posted by Christina Salomie
Sense International Romania have been busy organising various activities to mark the international celebrations around Helen Keller Day on 27 June.
10 June 2014 | 0 comments | Posted by Charles Odel
Charles Odel from Sense International (Kenya) spoke at an event in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal on Friday 14 June 2014.
First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 18 September 2014