Tilbage

COVID-19 URGENT RESPONSE FOR THE DEAF IN TANZANIA

Organisation:

CICED

Pulje:

Civilsamfundspuljen

Bevillingstype:

Medborgerindsats

Projekt start:

11.05.2020

Projekt slut:

31.07.2020

Beviliget beløb:

199.466,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 3: Sundhed og trivsel
  • Mål 16: Fred, retfærdighed og stærke institutioner

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Tanzania

Lokale partnere:

  • Tanzania Association of the Deaf (CHAVITA)

Overordnede mål :

Please note that this is an emergency intervention planned to run for only 2 months, thus overall and immediate objective overlap: The objective of this emergency intervention is to assist that as many deaf people as possible in Tanzania take necessary precautions against the risks related to COVID-19. Local organizations and clubs for the deaf as well as local health centres in five municipalities will be engaged in urgent development and dissemination of sign language based COVID-19 related information materials for the deaf.

Umiddelbare mål :

Please note that this is an emergency intervention planned to run for only 2 months, thus overall and immediate objective overlap: The objective of this emergency intervention is to assist that as many deaf people as possible in Tanzania take necessary precautions against the risks related to COVID-19. Local organizations and clubs for the deaf as well as local health centres in five municipalities will be engaged in urgent development and dissemination of sign language based COVID-19 related information materials for the deaf.

Målgrupper :

The primary target groups are - approximately 2000 deaf living in remote villages of five pilot municipalities in the regions of Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Mbeya, Mwanza and Dodoma; - 25 health workers of health centres in the five pilot municipalities; - key decision makers of ministry of health and of the five pilot municipalities (the 25 health workers may be replaced by enhanced outreach to deaf, i.e. reallocating funding for training of health workers to produce materials etc. to address more deaf people across Tanzania) The secondary target groups are - potentially all deaf persons in Tanzania with access to social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp as well as TV - other municipalities learning from the five pilot municipalities.

Resume:

This application follows a COVID-19 emergency request from the association of the deaf in Tanzania, CHAVITA. The objective of this emergency intervention is to assist that as many deaf people as possible in Tanzania take necessary precautions against the risks related to COVID-19. Local organizations and clubs for the deaf as well as local health centres in five municipalities will be engaged in urgent development and dissemination of sign language based COVID-19 related information materials for the deaf.