Educate, Mobilize and Empower Tanzania's Disabled

 
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Educate, Mobilize and Empower Tanzania's Disabled

Educate, Mobilize and Empower Tanzania's Disabled
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Teaching a Workshop on Health & Wellbeing

Teaching a Workshop on Health & Wellbeing
KASI's secretary, Faustina, is active in educating her disabled peers about health and wellness. At a recent training camp for new wheelchair users she spoke to them about her own experiences and gave them tips and tools to maintain their own well-being. (view small | med | large | orig)

New Wheelchair Users learning health skills

New Wheelchair Users learning health skills
This group of disabled people have recently received wheelchairs and are attending a week-long training camp to learn how to best take care of themselves. (view small | med | large | orig)

Dye and Batik Program

Dye and Batik Program
This program aims to reduce the poverty of people with spinal cord injuries by creating sustainable livelihoods. The projects supports the establishing and equipping of an accessible workshop for disabled entrepreneurs to produce goods for sale. In this picture, KASI members are learning the batik dying process. (view small | med | large | orig)

Finished Batik Cloth

Finished Batik Cloth
KASI members demonstrate their completed batik cloth which is now ready to be tailored into a garment. (view small | med | large | orig)

Learning Tailoring Skills

Learning Tailoring Skills
In another program to encourage entrepreneurship among spinally injured people, KASI arranged for some of its members to learn tailoring. (view small | med | large | orig)

Another Kasi member demonstrating skills

Another Kasi member demonstrating skills
After learning basic tailoring skills she is now ready to design and produce her own garments. (view small | med | large | orig)

Scolnik, Project Coordinator, poses with Hllda Shoo, a KASI memb

Scolnik, Project Coordinator, poses with Hllda Shoo, a KASI memb
Photo from Progress Report 'GlobalGiving kickoff helps wheelchair users become entrepreneurs' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Tish Scolnik

Project Coordinator
Boston, MA United States

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