Deaf Development Programme

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Deaf Women’s Football Team

When the deaf men started their football team in July, many of the deaf women began clamoring for their own team.  Today that became a reality as the deaf women played a full game against what everyone is calling the Mission Team, a group of young women from NGOs and mission groups in Phnom Penh.  […]

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Deaf Warriors Victory

Our Deaf Warriors tasted victory today in their game against Mekong University Staff.  For many, today was a holiday. We took this opportunity to organize a match. The game started out a fairly even fight with each team matching the goals of the other.  Shortly before halftime, the Deaf Warriors were down by one goal […]

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Workshops in Kampot

This past weekend, DCC in Kampot led a workshop for more than 40 deaf people based on the Good Touch, Bad Touch flipchart put together by our partner Love 146. DCC field worker Chamroeun from Phnom Penh and Kampot field worker Sarith went through the power point telling the story of students that suffer sexual […]

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Field Work – part two

The journey to teach in the field is a long one but, after arriving, the actual work begins. (Check out yesterday’s blog if you missed the journey)        

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Field Work – in two parts

Two days each week, the field workers – along with an interpreter –  in Kampong Cham head out to more remote areas of the province to teach sign language to groups of deaf students that have never before had the opportunity to learn sign language.  Months of preparation must occur – working through commune leaders, […]

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Deaf Warriors put up a fight

Yesterday, our Deaf Warriors played their second to last game of the season against Union Club.  It was, by far, one of the best matches of the season. 

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Deaf Development Programme Homecoming, Part II

On September 14, DDP hosting the first annual homecoming to support our Deaf Warriors soccer team. 

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Pchum Ben

Earlier this week was the conclusion of the Pchum Ben celebrations here in Cambodia.  This 15-day ceremony is a time to honor deceased ancestors, make offerings at the Wat, and spend time with family and close friends.  

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Deaf Warriors Homecoming

On Sunday, September 14, DDP hosted a Deaf Warriors Homecoming event.  We are approaching the end of the football season and wanted to celebrate the team and bring out the fans! 

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Deaf Warriors Score Again!

The World Cup has come and gone but soccer is still the talk of DDP.  A few weeks back, we introduced you to the Deaf Warriors – a deaf soccer team of the Phnom Penh Deaf community.  Each week these men gather to practice and play a hearing team in a local league.  Click below […]

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