Providing Sign Language to 3000 Nigerian Pupils

by Friends of the Disabled

Summary

This project provides 3000 pupils sign language skills which they will, over time transfer to other youths in Nigeria for the inclusion of hearing and speech impaired people. We will do this through
$432
total raised
20
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

We are addressing isolation, total exclusion and infringement of people’s Human Rights of those who cannot hear and speak. Unlike those with visual and limb impairments, respectively, they can hardly work in offices because nobody understands them and they cannot interact with the public. We want to eradicate Sign Language Illiteracy in the six geopolitical Zones of Nigeria in order to include the hearing impaired who are totally excluded.

Solution

Sign Language Clubs targeting 500 pupils in each of six geopolitical zones will be made. Experts from churches will be hired to teach. We will provide sign language materials and books. Each student will them become a trainer to other Clubs.

Long-Term Impact

Hearing impairment will no longer be a handicap as a generation will all be sign language literates. Those with it become useful members of the society no longer isolated/ excluded. For now they lack communication, a vital weapon for survival.

Additional Documentation

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

Organization Information

Friends of the Disabled

Location: Lagos Island, Lagos State - Nigeria
Website: http:/​/​www.friendsofthedisabledng.org
Project Leader:
aku christy Orduh , Chief (Mrs.)
Lagos Island, Isale Eko,Lagos Island. Nigeria

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