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Deaf People in Developing Countries

International Development At Gallaudet University

Gallaudet can make a difference to the millions of marginalized disabled people in developing countries by adapting its programs to prepare professionals to go overseas, or to return to their homelands, with the most current information and training in the area of development.

International Deaf Education & Advancement Fund

I-DEAF, an endowed scholarship fund, was established at Gallaudet University to help the deaf communities of developing nations.

Global Deaf Connection

The vision of Global Deaf Connection is to see Deaf people around the world actively using their native sign language to help deaf children excel academically, gain meaningful employment and make major contributions that sustain their deaf communities. These activities are supported in part by unique international relationships fostered through Global Deaf Connection.

Empowering Deaf Communities in Developing Nations

The timing is right for each and every one of us to stay vigilant to ensure that disabled individuals' human rights are respected nationwide and worldwide.

Florida Association of Voluntary Agencies for Caribbean Action, Inc.

FAVA/CA is a private not for profit organization formed in 1981 by Florida Governor (now U.S. Senator) Bob Graham. FAVA/CA's Florida International Volunteer Corps is the only program of its kind in the country and enjoys statutory authority under Section 288.0251 Florida Statutes. A state appropriation, voted annually since 1986, provides a funding base for an estimated 150 volunteer missions to Central America and the Caribbean this year. To date, more than 1000 volunteer missions to 25 nations and territories of the region have been conducted. We cover the expenses of Corps volunteers who donate their time and skills - on short-term technical assistance missions - to help Florida's neighbors help themselves.

Deaf Volunteers for the Deaf Developing World

The Centre for Deaf Studies, University of Bristol, initiated a new dialogue in November 2000 by bringing together people active in Deaf Studies and people involved in disability-related work in developing countries, for a conference on Deafness and Development.