Poorest of Sudan's Poor--Displaced AND Disabled

by Near East Foundation (NEF) Vetted since 2008 Site Visit Verified


In 2 settlements in Khartoum, Salama and Soba-Aradi, disabled people have organized for self-improvement & human rights. NEF seeks support for their amazing initiative & planned basic services.

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Sudan has huge numbers of disabled due to war, accident, poor health/health care--300 in these particular communities, who have lost everything fleeing their country's violence, drought/floods in the west and south. They need water jugs, transportation, counseling, advocacy, wheelchairs, prosthetics, hearing aids, braille training, medical supplies, health & disability education, skills training, microcredit for employment & income generating activities--so they can have independence.


Home visits to update survey/registration of disabled; formalized counseling/referrals; emergency assistance funding for medicines & devices; microcredit & skills training for income generation; preschool & adult literacy; advocacy training.

Long-Term Impact

Social inclusion of disabled in their communities & their economic productivity/self-sufficiency; creation of an effective human rights instrument for their civic & political rights; advocacy against thousands of years of discrimination.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Latest Progress Report on Sudan Schools
2006 Annual Report Sudan
2005 Annual Report Sudan

Organization Information

Near East Foundation (NEF)

Location: Syracuse, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.neareast.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Roger Hardister
Regional Director, Near East Foundation
Cairo, Egypt
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Thanks to 1 donor like you, a total of $50 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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