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Annual Staff Meeting in Sihanoukville

Last week the DDP staff traveled to the Catholic Retreat Center in Sihanoukville to attend the DDP Annual Staff Meeting.   At the meeting the staff participated in a programming evaluation.  There were also presentations by all Project Managers, the Program Manager and the new Child Protection Compliance Officer.

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Social Services to Deaf Community

The Social Services Project of the Deaf Development Programme assists members of the deaf community in a variety of areas, including medical attention at the All Ears Cambodia Clinic.

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Community Based Support Group

As the result of a recent family survey in Stung Trang District, several deaf people were identified.  They were recently brought together and introduced to basic sign language by DDP staff.

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Raising Pigs

Many of our clients have been participating in small scale agricultural income generating activities.  In the above photo, two women are building a structure to house and raise pigs.

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Deaf Day at the Ministry

His Excellency, Vong Soth, Minister of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation presents DDP staff members with a donation on Deaf Day at the Ministry.  DDP brought approximately one hundred members of the deaf community to the event in Phnom Penh.

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Deaf Awareness Workshop for Students

DDP recently provided deaf awareness training to 100 nursing, mid-wife and teaching students in Kampot Province.

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Celebrating Deaf Day

Two hundred members of the Cambodia deaf community celebrated Deaf Day last weekend at DDP.  The participants in the above photo are enjoying making paper crafts for the event.

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Traffic Safety Dramatization

                   A dramatization about the importance of following traffic safety rules was held during a recent weekend activity at the DDP center in Kampot Province.

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Meditation Exercises

                  A recent workshop in meditation for our students at DDP.

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Sign Language Graduation

DDP teaches Cambodian Sign Language to both deaf and hearing people.  Several hearing people recently completed the DDP sign language course and received certificates.  The woman on the left in the above photo is receiving her certificate from DDP Co-Director Keat Sokly.

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