WHAT: The project supports the operations of the Kosovo Association of the Deaf by developing its advocacy skills, management and the Kosovo Sign Language.
WHY: In Kosovo the literacy rate among the deaf is even ten times worse than among the hearing population. Illiteracy causes multiple problems including unemployment and poverty trap.
HOW: By developing the management of The Kosovo Association of the Deaf the advocacy of deaf issues is also secured. The project benefits KAD and all the deaf and their relatives within its realm and, moreover, social and educational officers.
PARTNER ORGANISATION: The project is implemented by The Kosovo Association of the Deaf (KAD).
COORDINATION AND INFORMATION: Inkeri Lahtinen, inkeri.lahtinen(at)kuurojenliitto.fi