Mwamko Mpya Self Help Group brings together people with disabilities to provide them a platform for psychosocial support, counselling, and engagement in economic activities for sustainability. The project is located [...]
People with disabilities and chronic conditions have many barriers to participating in nature and the community, and this project brings together a group dedicated to changing their own lives and influencing others. This group program provides education, guidance in health and wellness, and real world outings to build confidence, skills and independence.
My project adresses the lack of inclusion for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. We, the hearing community, have unknowingly isolated them from the simple day to day "privileges" that we experience as a society; such as picking up a phone and calling someone.
The Ability Project aims to dispel myths, educate and sensitize the communities regarding the value of all people with all abilities. Our Project will concentrate on access, opportunity and positive community integration to support persons with disabilities.
My theatre program is designed to work on the many needs of a variety of teens and adults with special needs. We work on social skills, fine & gross motor skills, language skills and so forth. Through their participation, the actors have formed social relationships that now exist outside of our theatre program.