April 2014 Archives

Two Hopeful Programs in Nepal

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From May 14 - 23, 2014 I will be traveling through Nepal providing technical assistance to the tourism industry on accommodating travelers with disabilities.  I have been researching on the current situation for PwD there.


Here is a disability rights campaign implemented by National Federation of Disabled Nepal - NFDN in partnership with Handicap International and UNICEF.

 

Another positive program in Nepal is the English Access Micro-Scholarship Program.
 

From May 14 - 23, 2014 I will be traveling through Nepal providing technical assistance to the tourism industry on accommodating travelers with disabilities. This video is courtesy of the National Federation of Disabled Nepal - NFDN, the Government of Nepal, the Disability Working Group of Association of INGOs in Nepal and UNICEF. Focusing on physical accessibility it was produced for the Career Expo for People with Disabilities in Nepal, December 2013.


 

From May 14 - 23, 2014 I will be traveling through Nepal providing technical assistance to the tourism industry on accommodating travelers with disabilities. This post looks at living with a disability in Nepal.

Nepali disability advocate Nirmala Gyawali speaks from inside her culture on attitudes toward disability.
 

Nirmala speaks on the simple act of crossing the street in this video.

 

This video, "Challenging the Cultural Stigma of Disability in Nepal"  documents projects done with Nepali disability activists by Robert Rose of Seattle.