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By Greaterman Chivandire Teenagers with disabilities face additional challenges to those faced by most teenagers. Apart from the difficulties all teenagers face at school and in their transition from childhood to adulthood, teenagers with disabilities face other problems related to their disability. One of them is just being accepted as...

Herald Reporter Government and a dis- ability rights organisation yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to eliminate discrimination and barriers to participation and learning for children with disabilities in the country.Speaking at the signing ceremony, the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr Lazarus Dokora, said Government was committed to...

Physiotherapy Unit-Residential Care Centre In a holistic approach that encompasses direct assistance and community integration the programme works with children between 2 and 12 years of age and focuses on physiotherapy, skills for daily living training and facilitates corrective surgery. Generally, the programme strives to enable children living with disabilities...

A UNICEF funded programme that seeks to provide a stand by response team comprising of experts in the area of disability. The standby support team consists of (sign language interpreters, braille experts etc) from 36 disability service organisations that assist the Victim Friendly , Civil and Criminal Courts stakeholders in...

The Young Voices Programme targets youths with disabilities between the ages of 16 to 25. The programme seeks to build capacities of youths with disabilities to influence positive policy change that is geared towards their inclusion in mainstream culture, social and economic activities in Zimbabwe, which they have been often...

This programme aimed at increasing the enrolment of children with disabilities in mainstream primary schools. The programme was rolled out following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture in 2009 to implement a three year pilot Inclusive Education Programme in 21...

Tatenda Shunyai 09 April 2017, BIKITA - Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe (LCDZ) through Margareta Hugo (Copota) School for the blind and Jairos Jiri Association last week donated three wheelchairs to the disabled in Bikita under their initiative called Child Empowerment. Those who benefited from the donation are Chido Munaye (16)...

Lloyd Shunje 03 April 2017, MASVINGO - Humanitarian organisation Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe (LCDZ) last week donated a Toyota Hilux double cab 2016 edition to Margaret Hugo (Copota) Primary School for the blind. The car was received by Reformed Church in Zimbabwe (RCZ) Education Secretary Samson Shava, Copota head Simbarashe...

The Leonard Cheshire Disability Zimbabwe Trust has embarked on a new project aimed at preventing and responding to violence against girls and women with disabilities. Entitled Access to Justice for Girls and Women with Disabilities, the project will run for three years until the end of 2017. Girls and women...

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