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Developing new teaching tools

Yesterday, DDP was visited by our friend Patrick who is working to put together an interactive computer program that will aid in teaching CSL.

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Caritas Australia Comes to Visit

Caritas Australia, one of DDP’s most valued supporters, came to visit us!  This team of five had the opportunity to visit our barbershop – Chris even got his hair cut by our job training participants.  They also met with the management team to learn more about the work of DDP and visited our first year […]

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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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Catholic Visitors

Today we had a whole group of visitors from the Catholic Synod of the Diocese of Phnom Penh.  This is a group of Catholics who have come together in a multi-day conference with the Bishop Olivier to  share, learn, reflect, and pray. 

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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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International Week of the Deaf – Friday

The whole ‘family’ arrived Friday afternoon for Sports Day!  Groups came from our centers in Kampong Cham and Kampot, as well as locals from around Phnom Penh.  There were football matches and badminton games – each province fielded a team.  We also had chess games going on throughout the afternoon.  This was a great reunion […]

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International Week of the Deaf – Thursday

What does human rights mean to you?  This was the theme of our drawing competition on Thursday of the International Week of the Deaf in Cambodia.  The students in our Phnom Penh based Basic Education Project and some local deaf community members each created a masterpiece expressing their perspectives.  Mr. Lek Sinrithy, DDP Program Manager, […]

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International Week of the Deaf – Wednesday

Human Rights was the theme of the day (Wednesday of International Week of the Deaf)!  DDP staff members put together a living art display with the theme of human rights for all the day’s participants to observe.  There was also a workshop on human rights, followed by student performances with themes around human rights. Check […]

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International Week of the Deaf – Tuesday

Tuesday of International Week of the Deaf, DDP opened our doors to anyone who wanted to come learn more about our work.  In addition to the tour, our CSL teachers offered free CSL classes throughout the day.  Visitors had the opportunity to learn the very basics of CSL.  We also showed a number of films […]

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