Tuesday, 27 October 2020
TALK SHOW “THE ACCESSIBILITY OF A SMART CITY”
On 26 October 2020, Disability Research And Capacity Development (DRD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organizeda talkshow “The Accessibility toofa smart city”. The representatives of the state agency, the expertson urban and architectural planning; social organizations specializing in disability sector; people with disabilitiesand general public caring about accessibilitywill...
Monday, 07 January 2019
People with disabilities and Love
It was the topic of the peer-counseling session conducted by students with disabilities who are the beneficiaries of the DRD’s mentoring and scholarship program on 16 December 2018.
Peer-counseling has become an important activity to help students with disabilities to be confident, rebuild relationships, and be able to live independently. Sessions was taken place in an open, sincere, trusting...
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
In-country study tour
As part of activities to improve the capacity of disabled people’s associations, DRD in collaboration with Da Nang Disabled People Organization organized a study tour for 14 leaders with disabilities living in Binh Dinh and Tay Ninh from 17 to 19/12/2018. The program was funded by the United States Agency for International Development – USAID.
How does a young club become an official...
Monday, 03 December 2018
A student with disability won the contest “Books and Life season 2”
On the morning of November 24, 2018, the final round of "Books and life season 2" was taken place at the Nguyen Van Binh book street.
The contest was implemented from March to the end of September 2018, attracting the attention of many young people. Candidates have experienced 2 parts: raising the role of books in life and presenting values about favorite books. Participating in the...
Friday, 23 November 2018
Three training on Accessibility for people with disabilities in Binh Dinh
The training was conducted for people with disabilities living in Phuoc Thang, Phuoc Hoa and Tuy Phuoc commune (Binh Dinh province) from 15 to 22 November 2018. Most participants are the new members who had not joined any accessibility-related training in 2018.
During the training, the participants were provided information related to rights to access public places, construction codes and how...
Friday, 23 November 2018
“One world for all - Making life happier”
“I rarely communicate with people with disabilities, so when I participated in this program, I felt a little bit bewildered. After experiencing a wheelchair game, I can relate to people with disabilities and admire their efforts in life.”
“I have never participated in such a program. I was so excited to be involved in these games. From my experiences I have come to love people...
Friday, 26 October 2018
“Not yet”, “No ideas”, “Never heard that”
These were the answers of 30 people with disabilities in Phuoc Son commune (Binh Ding province) to the questions related to their rights of accessibility. Nobody thought that the public places and buildings such as parks, hospitals, schools, entertaining places should be accessible. That’s why DRD organised the workshop and training on “Accessibility Rights” for people with disabilities...
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Accessibility audit at Landmark 81 building
On the 21st of October 2018, the members of the DRD’s program “scholarship and mentoring”organised a visit trip and accessibility audit at Landmark 81 building, 208 Nguyen Huu Canh road, Binh Thanh district, Ho Chi Minh city. The trip was to create opportunities to practice their soft-skills and conduct an accessibility audit. There were 26 participants including awarded students...
Sunday, 21 October 2018
Play fun, Live healthily and Break barriers
Following the success of the "One World for All" camp, the Clubs of people with disabilities organised "A Match of Volleyball" at the Center for Culture, Sport and Community, Tay Ninh province on the 21st of October 2018. It is a part of the project "Access for All" funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
This is an act of exchanging and connecting members of 03 clubs...