Deaf Development Programme

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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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Living in Community

Our students who are studying deaf sign language live together in the same house.  They learn how to get along with each other in a community setting and share household duties, such as cooking meals.

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Moto & Bicycle Safety

It is important for our students to wear helmets when riding motorcycles and bicycles.  We provide helmets and safety instructions to all of our students.

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Deaf Community Flower Art Activity

At the Deaf Community Center in Kampot Province, the participants proudly display their artwork made with flowers.

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Job Training Students Graduate

Two young women recently graduated from a job training course in sewing.  They received certificates from the Center for Global Impact.  Congratulations!

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Job Training Students Enroll at Salon

Seven of our job training students have recently enrolled at the Bi Salon in Phnom Penh.  These students have come from four different provinces in Cambodia.  In the accompanying photo the students are applying finger nail polish.

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Registered to Vote

Local commune elections are being held this weekend in Cambodia.  We are assisting our students with registering to vote.  It can sometimes be challenging to locate the documents required for registration.  The students pictured above are now registered and can exercise their right to vote in the elections.

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