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International Week of the Deaf-Monday

Monday, September 1, was the first day of International Week of the Deaf here in Cambodia.  The main event from the day was an Opening Ceremony attended by Deaf Community Members, friends of DDP, and government officials including H.E. Sem Sokha, Secretary of State of Social Affairs, Veterans, and Youth Rehabilitation.   In the afternoon, there […]

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iSLanDS Opportunity in India

DDP is helping to announce an opportunity for two deaf Cambodians to take part in research and training in India.  See these videos and the attached documents for more information.  Contact media@ddp-cambodia.org if you have any questions. សូមស្វាគមន៍មនុស្សថ្លង់រេបីចារបយោចន៍ទៅចូលរួមការបណ្តុះបណ្តាលនិងការស្រាវជ្រាវនៅប្រទេសឥណ្ឌា។សូមមើលសារនិងឯកសារទាំងពីរនេះ។បើមានសំណួរខ្លះសូមសួរmedia@ddp-cambodia.org   iSLanDS official letter Eng. iSLanDS official letter_KHM Cross-signing participant doc India Cross-signing participant doc India_KHM

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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 Day Highlights

With more than 200 participants, from all over Cambodia, Deaf Day on Saturday was a huge success and great finale for International Week of the Deaf in Cambodia.  We started out in the morning with three theatrical performance, one from each of the DDP locations – Kampong Cham, Kampot, and Phnom Penh.  Each performance addressed a different topic selected by the […]

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Business as Usual

The DDP offices in Phnom Penh have returned to the normal level of activity after International Week of the Deaf.  Today, Wednesday, the the management level staff have begun meetings to plan for 2015.  They are discussing best practices and program planning, with a special workshop on collaboration led by Finance Manager, Nancy Davies.   Staff […]

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Fr Brendan Mulhall and Justin Smith

British Visitor at DDP

Fr. Brendan Mulhall is a priest of the Mill Hill Mission group in England.  The Mill Hill priests group is the British counterpart of the Maryknoll mission group in the United States.  Fr. Brendan has come to Cambodia to discern the signs of the times and to consider future possibilities where his group might work.  […]

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Cambodian Sign Language Lessons

As a part of the International Week of the Deaf, Maryknoll Deaf Development Programme is sending our teachers to organizations around Phnom Penh and offering a free introduction class in CSL.  So far, in just two days, we have taught nearly 150 people some basic sign language.  We want to add you to that list!  […]

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International Week of the Deaf Begins!

Today, we kicked-off the International Week of the Deaf festivities here in Phnom Penh with an opening ceremony attended by H.E. Sem Sokha, Secretary of State of Social Affairs, Veterans, and Youth Rehabilitation, other government officials, Deaf community members, and their family and friends.  Some of the members of the Deaf community signed the national […]

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Preparation for Deaf Week

Next week, 1-6 September, the Maryknoll Deaf Development Programme will celebrate the International Deaf Week.  This week most of the staff are preparing exhibits, activities, and various programs that will fill the six days.  This morning the members of the interpreter training program spread their materials over the meeting room floor to prepare some cards […]

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Love 146 Training

LOVE 146 is an NGO focusing on issues of the sex trade, particularly protection of children from trafficking and abuse. They have offered workshops to train the staffs of NGOs who work with children in order that they might better protect those in their care, and today the Love 146 staff provided training to the […]

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