COVID-19: Accessible Prevention Education for People with Disabilities

Year: 2020
Country: Malawi
Project Investment: $3,500.00
Project Status: Funded
Sector: Health

Project Launch: 6-1-20

The Forum for the Development of Youth with Disability (FDYD) will use this World Connect grant to translate World Health Organization (WHO) recommended coronavirus prevention information into the local language (Chichewa). Thereafter, the translated messages will be printed into braille and distributed to 1,500 visually impaired persons in Blantyre district. Secondly, the same translated information will be recorded in sign language messages video that will be shared to 2,000 plus people with hearing impairment using established social network groups to educate them and their family members about COVID-19.

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