Cooperation

Finnish Federation of Swedish Speaking Hard of Hearing

    The Finnish Federation of Swedish Speaking Hard of Hearing represents the interests of the Swedish speaking hard of hearing in Finland. The federation want to raise awareness about hearing impairment in society at large. Through its associations the federation represent about 3050 members. The federation wants to ensure that all hard of hearing… Read more Finnish Federation of Swedish Speaking Hard of Hearing

Towards Inclusive Vocational Training in Zanzibar

WHAT: This project aims to open access for young people with intellectual disabilities to vocational training. WHY: So far, vocational training has not been possible in Zanzibar. HOW: FAIDD, Inclusion Finland FDUV, and KVTL started a new development cooperation project in Zanzibar, Tanzania at the beginning of 2017. Zanzibar is an autonomous area in Sub-Saharan… Read more Towards Inclusive Vocational Training in Zanzibar

Supporting hard of hearing children’s rights to an inclusive education in the regular education system

WHAT: The project supports hard of hearing children’s rights to an inclusive education in the regular education system. WHY: Due to the lack of knowledge surrounding hearing loss issues in Bolivia, work is done to raise awareness and to create an understanding for hard of hearing people, not only in schools but also with the… Read more Supporting hard of hearing children’s rights to an inclusive education in the regular education system

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Abilis Foundation

ABILIS Foundation was founded by a group of Finnish disability activists in 1998. The ABILIS Foundation funds small projects that are planned and run by disabled people’s organisations and self-help groups in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe. The projects advocate for equal opportunities for people with disabilities, independent living, human rights, economic self-sufficiency and… Read more Abilis Foundation

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Threshold Association

The Threshold Association is a cross-disability organization, which focuses on the basic and human rights of persons with disabilities. It was founded by students with disabilities in 1973. Persons with different types of disabilities run the organization from decision-making to activities. The Threshold Association works to guarantee the equal rights of persons with disabilities in… Read more Threshold Association

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Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities

Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities (FPD) is a national advocacy and service association for persons with physical disabilities. The FPD has 33 000 individual members and 155 member associations across Finland. The FPD is a part of an international disability movement, which aims to guarantee the human rights of persons with disabilities and… Read more Finnish Association of People with Physical Disabilities

Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (FAIDD) promotes equality and participation in society for people with intellectual disabilities and others who need support with learning, understanding and communicating. The FAIDD also develops services and promotes research in this special field. The FAIDD, established in 1951, exercises social influence and serves as a center… Read more Finnish Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities