Finnish Association of the Deaf

Finnish Association of the Deaf (FAD) is one of the few organizations in the world that carries out wide-ranging development cooperation work to promote the living conditions and full enjoyment of human rights of deaf people.

Development cooperation has established itself as an important part of the association’s work. The Finnish Association for the Deaf is an internationally renowned expert in sign language and deaf work. It wants to take responsibility for improving deaf people’s living conditions in developing countries.


Albania: ANAD Advocacy, Organisational and Interpreter Training Project
Cambodia: Deaf Empowerment and Awareness in Cambodia
Kosovo: KAD Advocacy, Organisational, Sign Language and Interpreter Training Project
Malawi: Organisational Development and Training Project of Malawi National Association of the Deaf
Tanzania: Poverty Reduction Project for the Deaf Population in Tanzania
Uganda: Sign Language Training and Advocacy Project in Uganda