Ministry of Information, Eritrea
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Eritrea: Contribution to War-Disabled Veterans

The ‘EPLF-Hgdef Vision Paltalk Room’ group has been periodically extending material support to the National Association of Eritrean War-Disabled Veterans

Members of the ‘EPLF-Hgdef Vision Paltalk Room’ group, residing in various countries, contributed a 4.4 kW solar system valued at 120,000 Nakfa to war-disabled veteran fighters at Denden Camp. During the handover ceremony organized at the central office of the National Association of Eritrean War-Disabled Veterans, it was reported that…

Source: Embassy of Malaysia, Conakry |

Guinea: Chargé d’Affaires along with the staff of the Embassy visited the ‘City of Solidarity’

Essential food items were handed over to the management of the NGO for the underprivileged and disabled people

Chargé d’Affaires along with the staff of the Embassy visited the ‘City of Solidarity’ in the outskirts of Conakry where essential food items were handed over to the management of the NGO for the underprivileged and disabled people. The handing over of the contribution was held in the presence of…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Mozambique |

Mozambique: United States (U.S.) Embassy Launches Program to Include People with Disabilities in Climate Action

The goal of this project is to make information about emergency preparedness and climate change systems accessible to those who are blind, deaf, or other forms of disability

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announces a new program to provide information on climate change advocacy tools for persons with disabilities in Mozambique. The goal of this project is to make information about emergency preparedness and climate change systems accessible to those who are…

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The Photography Exhibition You Don’t Need to See: Canon launches World Unseen at Somerset House

Canon Europe, in partnership with Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), creates an accessible photography exhibition designed for all

Canon Europe (www.Canon-Europe.com) today announces, ‘World Unseen’, with a photography exhibition that invites visitors – blind, partially sighted and sighted – to experience photography in a new, accessible and immersive way. The exhibition will be held at Somerset House, London between 5-7 April, in partnership with the Royal National Institute of…

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) |

Sudan: Children with special needs transform their lives

The project, funded by SHF and implemented by Save the Children, aims to support about 30,500 people, including children and adults living with disabilities, with protection interventions, clean water, sanitation and hygiene

Noureldin Abdelwahid, 12, lives with his parents and 11 siblings at a gathering site for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ed Damazine, the capital of Blue Nile State, in south-east Sudan. Noureldin contracted polio when he was younger, which affected his life profoundly.  His father, Elnour, explained: "We didn’t know…

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FIFA (www.FIFA.com), the Beach Soccer Worldwide Foundation and a host of star names from the Beach Soccer community have joined forces to welcome two groups of people living with disabilities to the site of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup UAE 2024 Dubai™ – to take part in two days…

Source: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) |

After surviving sexual violence, youth leader creates change for girls with disabilities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Reports of sexual violence and coercion are soaring in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as the country grapples with escalating conflict, economic instability and recurrent climate crises

Ngoma* is deaf, so she didn’t hear the group of boys as they snuck up behind her on a road in her hometown of Matadi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. “They ambushed me, then dragged me to a secluded area and abused me,” she told UNFPA, the United…

Source: Ministry of Information, Eritrea |

Eritrea: Assessment Meeting of National Association of Eritrean War Disabled Veterans (NAEWDV)

During the meeting, reports were presented by heads of regional associations, focusing on the pivotal role of partners in enhancing the economic capacity of the association

The National Association of Eritrean War Disabled Veterans convened its annual activity assessment meeting on 9 February in Asmara. Mr. Mohammed Nur Idris, head of Organization and Information of the association, highlighted the association’s steadfast efforts to ensure the well-being of its members. He called upon partners to bolster their…

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) |

Kenya: Proving that disability is not inability

Creating job opportunities in agriculture for youth with disabilities in Kenya

Stephen Omondi Odhiambo signs the word “HEN” to his wife, Dorah Akungu, and she immediately understands. By fingerspelling words, Stephen has taught her, his family and close friends the signs for the most commonly used words and now they communicate fluidly. Stephen himself had to learn sign language in school…

Source: UN Women - Africa |

Rwanda - From where I stand: “I now publicly recognize myself as an agent for change and actively work to fight against social norms that discriminate against people living with disabilities”

UN Women received funds from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) to implement the Joint Programme on Sustainable Cities which aims to support the Government of Rwanda to create livable and inclusive cities

Ndagijimana Felix is one of the men engage pioneers that benefited from the UN Women and UNABU (Rwandan Organization of Women with Disabilities) training on GBV prevention, and the rights and inclusion of people living with disabilities. His wife Clementine was afflicted by a degenerative disease at an early age that…