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Sri Lanka

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Kåie House
241 Beach Road
Hendala
Wattala

Aims to see happiness, promote justice and freedom, lift the stigmatisation of labelling, promote understanding and promote coping mechanisms within the community

CBR Development and Training Centre

Indonesia

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J1. Adisucipto KM.7
Colomadu
Solo 57176

The CBR DTC aims to solve disability issues through community development. This will be achieved by promoting the use of CBR as the most efficient way of preventing disability and improving quality of life of people with disabilities in every family, community and country. The CBR DTC resource center is open to the public

Mount Horeb Glory Ministry (Individual)

India

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House 1-3-447/A/3
Kavadiguda
Hyderabad 500080

The Ministry aims to undertake social service works by opening social service camps to serve the poor and deserving; mainly rural folk. Priorities are: HIV/AIDS prevention activitites and medical aid; Public health education centres and information exchange programmes

Society for Health Education (SHE)

Maldives

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G Alikuraage
Banafsaamagu
20-04

SHE's objectives are to improve the quality of life of the Maldavian population; to harness the expertise of national professionals on a voluntary basis for development programmes; and to raise awareness on health and social issues

Amar Jyoti Rehabilitation and Research Centre

India

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Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust
Karkardooma
Vikas Marg
Delhi-110 092

Amar Jyoti provides rehabilitation services with the following objectives: creating opportunities for education, medical care, vocational training and employment of disabled people; organising integrated cultural and sports activities for all round development; mainstreaming disabled people for equality and dignity. Its activities include the organisation of mass contact programmes, awareness generation through health Melas (fairs), pilot study programmes resulting in early intervention, and the dissemination of health education through puppet shows, street theatres, handbills and posters. Its resource centre is not open to the public
Amar Jyoti prints the Hindi edition of Disability Dialogue (Akshamata Samrad) and the newsletter Reaching Out
Amar Jyoti documents lessons learned through its work by writing time bound reports and taking photographs. Key lessons that have been learned learned are the importance of community and family acceptance of disabled people and the importance of providing disabled people with information on health, medical and rehabilitation services. Knowledge and experience sharing is done with most NGOs working in operational area. Sharing lessons learned takes place through the placement of foreign experts in the organisation, workshops for staff development organised by foreign agencies and its through publications

Nepal Association for the Welfare of the Blind (NAWB)

Nepal

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P O Box 3255
Kathmandu

NAWB aim to: help blind and visually impaired to become economically active and productive citizens; help blind and visually impaired integrate into their community; find out the cause of blindness and arrange for prevention, cure and reversal of blindness; Safeguard and promote the overall interests and welfare of the blind and visually impaired

Paropakar Primary Health Care Centre

Nepal

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P O Box 2919
Kathmandu

Aims to establish primary health care centres in order to serve rural communities. Holds health camps in different places to promote the level of awareness among people through awareness raising programmes, advocacy campaigns and training activities. Focusses upon family planning, community health, environmental health and community sanitation

Movement for Rural Emancipation (MORE)

India

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V/357-A Appa Rao Gardens
Madanapalle, Chittor District
Andhra Pradesh 517 325

Aims to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities (PWD), empower them and ensure their integration into mainstream society. Its specific goals are to carry out and develop CBR; to lobby for and ensure that the rights of PWDs are met; to take up training programmes and pilot research in CBR; and to network with other groups/agencies with a view to enhance CBR

Gabriela - Department of Women's Health and Services

Philippines

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PO Box 4386
Manila 2800

Gabriela is an umbrella organisation which campaigns for women and children's issues. It is primarily an advocay group which consists of professional women. They are involved in HIV primarily from a health perspective, especially that of prevention and care. Resource Centre is open to the public

Buklod Center Inc

Philippines

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23 Rodriguez Street
St Mabayuan
Olangapo City

Buklod's work with the women in prostitution is based on the recognition that prostitution is one form of violence against women and is a violation of women's human rights. Bukold seeks to raise the conciousness of, and promote solidarity among, bar women and urban poor women in Olongapo City. It also seeks to promote the welfare of children, particularly Amerasians. Buklod works to build and empower this community of women and children. Buklod's resource centre is open to the public

Red Ribbon Centre (RRC)|UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for Technical Support

Hong Kong

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2/F Wnag Tai Hom Jockey Club Clinic
200 Junction Road
East Hong Kong

Its mission is to facilitate and enhance the community's response to HIV/AIDS. It aims to do this by promoting community participation in AIDS education and research; enhancing the development of quality AIDS education programmes; facilitating the development of social, behavioural and epidemiological research on HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong and the region; and providing an avenue for local and international collaboration in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Women's Action for Change (WAC)

Fiji

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PO Box 12398
Suva

Aims to empower women, in particular less privileged women through direct action research and advocacy, enabling them to develop thir full potential to control and direct their lives. Promote shared family responsibility in order to advance the status of the woman. They do this through community theatre group, child care for governement workers' children

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