The project aims to create awareness to the community about discarding the notion on the community that the disabled community are not normal human, but also to confirm that the disabled people are capable and can perform duties and roles that other people in the community perform. This means that at the end of the project the community is going to realize that the disabled community should not be stigmatized or discriminated due to their status
What locality or neighborhood will your project focus on?
Dodoma Municipality town
Describe the specific community with whom you will be working.
we have selected 250,000 people,where among them 120,000 people are the disabled, who will be conveying messages after discussion in the trainings that will be provided and they lastly send the messages to the community in the Dodoma municipality.
What kinds of news, stories and other content will be created?
The vision is to see the disabled community enjoy life without being stigmatized and discriminated.The stories will be those showing the burden of discriminating disabled people,and the advantage of including disabled by giving them education which will help them to to be independent.
What technologies and digital tools do you plan to use in the trainings?
Describe the connections that you or your organization have already established that will contribute to the success of the project.
The partnership that our organization has already established are the Tanzania Cheshire Foundation who also deals with disabled people matters, and we intend to establish a partnership with Tanzania Legal Aid Centre which will be useful in legal matters and Tanzania Federation of Disabled People’s Organizations Dodoma Regional branch.
How many participants do you think will be involved in your project?
•The people who are going to be trained are 120 people with disability. They will be identified from their respective disabled organizations, by selecting those who are capable and approved by their fellow members of their organization.
• By involving and encouraging them to participate in our different plans that we will establish to accomplish different issues concerning the disabled community, but also by giving them different tasks .
Besides the microgrant funding, what other resources and support are you seeking for your project to ensure its success?
2 laptop computers, 1 Printer, 3 modems, 1 digital camera.5 field smart phones.
Disabled People's Development Aid