Deaf Development Programme

DCD

Women’s Soccer League

Saturday was a day all about women’s football here are DDP.  We have officially launched the hearing and deaf football league.  Our Deaf Amazons, Deaf women’s football team, had their official unveiling.  Unfortunately, they suffered a loss in their opening game but they sure looked great in their new uniforms.  A special thanks to the […]

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7th WFD Asia Youth Camp

Four members of the Cambodian Deaf community have a great opportunity this week to attend the 7th WFD Asia Youth Camp put on by the Asia Region of the World Federation of the Deaf.  This year’s event is taking place in Chiang Mai, Thailand.  So far, it looks like the group is having a great […]

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DDP Staff and friends beat the Warriors

Yesterday, the Deaf Warriors had another friendly match against DDP staff and friends of DDP.  While last time the Deaf Warriors dominated, beating the DDP staff 10 to 5, yesterday, the DDP staff owned the game.  From the very start, they had some impressive shots and the Warriors just couldn’t seem to find the goal.   […]

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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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