Organisations

Atelier Material Audio-Visual (AMA)

Cameroon

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BP 267
Yaounde

The objective of the organisation is to have new equipment in order to produce and distribute beter educational materials. The resource centre is open to the public

Family Health International (FHI)

Kenya

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PO Box 38835
Nairobi

Works to improve reproductive and family health around the world through bio-meical and social science research, innovative health service delivery interventions, and training and information programmes. It works in partnership with universities, ministries of health and NGOs, conducting on-going projects in the USA and more than 40 developing countries. The resource centre is open to the public

Emerald Hill School for the Deaf

Zimbabwe

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P O Box EH 93
Harare

The school provides education for primary and scondary school children, in order to equip them with survival skills. The school has a small library for its pupils and staff

Centre pour la Promotion de la Sante

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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BP 1800 Kangu-Mayumbe BC

The aim of the centre is the promotion of health by means of the participation of the concerned populations and their elites. Its objectives are the study and testing of locally adapted and developed educational material using local artisans and the participation of the local community; distribution of this material at locally available prices; and in-house training to dvelopment workers and health animators. The resource centre is oen tot he public

Communicacion Andina

Peru

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Casilla Postal 700
Mariscal Gamarra 13-B (Primera Etapa)
Cuzco

This is a small non-profit organisation composed of educators, health personnel and environmentalists. It carries out community-based development projects addressed at indigenous communities in the rural and peri-urban areas of the Inka region of Peru, specifically addressed at women, children and adolescents. It supports such projects with IEC stratgies. It works for development in order to improve the quality of life of indigenous people

Economic Rural Development Society (ERDS)

India

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6 Kiron Sankar Roy Road
Ground Floor, Room 3,
Calcutta 700 001

ERDS aims at the process of change particularly for the weaker sections of the population. It also aims to bring about an integrated and comprehensive socio-economic development, as well as to enhance its awareness among the rural people. The developmental activities being implemented by ERDS include sustainable agriculture, women and child development, education for all children, and elevation of the status of elderly people in society. Their resource centre is open to the public

Spastics Society of Tamil Nadu (SPASTN)

India

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Opp. T.T.T.I., Taramani Road
Chennai 600 113
Tamil Nadu

SPASTN has disabled members of staff and management. SPASTN's technical support consists of a multidisciplinary team of a special educator, physiotherapist and a speech therapist who extend their services to other NGOs and screening camps for assessment and intervention. One year postgraduate and undergrad uate courses, as well as short courses are offered to government workers. Tailor made courses are offered to other NGOs. SPASTN activities include the production of paper-based special furnitur e; the distribution of prosthetic and orthotic devices, special seating, jams, jellies, sauces, candles, shirts, leather goods; hospital based newborn screening. The organisation has a resource centre and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone. The resource centre is not open to the public

Community Based Rehabilitation Development and Training Centre (CBRDTC)

Indonesia

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CBR Centre
LU Adisucipto KM7, Colomadu
Surakarta 57176

CBR is involved in efforts to change community behaviour (attitudes, knowledge and skills ), including that of people with disabilities, to enable the community to participate effectively in programmes concerning disability issues and the improvement of the quality of life of PWDs. The resource centre is open to the public

Water Action (WACT)

Ethiopia

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PO Box 13367
Addis Ababa

Aims: Support the integration of health education and sanitation programmes with water supply activities to protect the community from water borne and communicable diseases. To tackle the problem of water water of those most vulnerable and needy communities. Reduce the suffering of rural women by alleviating the drudgery of fetching water. Assist participatory environmental protection programmes and small scale irrigation development in order to combat land degredation and increase food production.

Action

Zimbabwe

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GT1274
Graniteside
Harare

The mission of Action is to stimulate and catalyse interest and debate in the environment, health, development and education amongst children, educators and policy makers. It does this through the development of accessible, high quality materials in print and electronic format, about training, curriculum development and networking in Zimbabwe and Southern Africa. Action's objectives are to develop and produce environmental, health and development education materials; to improve the quality of teaching and learning about environmental, health and development issues in education institutions nationally and regionally; and to share and network information, ideas, services and resources between agencies with related objectives nationally, regionally and internationally. The resource centre is open to the public

Kenema Female Circumcision Project (KFCP)

Sierra Leone

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PO Box 165
Kenema

Kenema works towards the prevention of traditional practices that affect women and children in Sierra Leone and Africa. It plays an advocacy role and organises workshops on traditional practices that affect women and children

Reseau Africain pour le Developpement Integre (RADI)

Senegal

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P O Box 12085
Dakar

The aims and objectives of RADI are to promote development are to promote development at local and national levels, to help grassroots organisations to improve the efficiency of their activities. RADI also promotes the exchange of experience between local organisations in order to reinforce their capability. The RADI resource centre is open to the public

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