People at World Down Syndrome Day event Eric, Fidelia and Imena Self-advocacy group and boy with Down syndrome Self-advocates with Down syndrome

Down Syndrome International

Org #32053
Vetted since 2015 Site Visit Verified
1993
year founded
$21,982
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Our mission is to improve quality of life for people with Down syndrome worldwide and promote their inherent right to be accepted and included as valued and equal members of society. We aim to: Provide information, support and resources to people with Down syndrome, their families, supporters and the professionals who work with them with specific focus on developing countries. Represent people with Down syndrome with a single global voice and encourage international communication and cooperation. Raise awareness about Down syndrome and the potential of people with Down syndrome to contribute and live valued lives in the community.

Project Leaders
Andrew Boys
Andrew Boys
Nathan Rowe
Nathan Rowe
Anna Sands
Anna Sands
Kate Burhouse
Kate Burhouse
Russell Watkins
Russell Watkins
Team
Andrew Boys, Helen Powell, Ruth Jones, Nathan Rowe, Russell Watkins, Kate Burhouse, Anna Sands, Simon Okwii, Chris Barnes, Robin Gibson
Organization Information
Langdon Down Centre
2A Langdon Park
Teddington, TW11 9PS
United Kingdom
01392 357554
Organization Information
Langdon Down Centre
2A Langdon Park
Teddington, TW11 9PS
United Kingdom
01392 357554

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

May 13, 2022
Rwanda Update - May 2022
Hi everyone, I just wanted to give you an update on some of the main activities happening in Rwanda in the last few months. Employment advocacy work The group of self-advocates with Down syndrome and...
Jan 7, 2022
Rwanda Support Update End of Year 2021
Happy New Year to all of our fantastic supporters! Looking back over the year 2021, I think we should be proud of all our progress in Rwanda despite the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19...
Sep 3, 2021
Rwanda Progress
There has been more excellent work happening in Rwanda since our last report, with COVID-19 restrictions being lifted and the Rwanda Down Syndrome Organisation (RDSO) able to meet in person...
 
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