FinZam Deafblind

EMPOWERING AND SPREADING AWARENESS

FINZAM DEAFBLIND

A deafblind person is among the most marginalized in communities world over. These are persons with different degrees of vision and auditory loss, requiring special attention to address their unique needs. More often than not, Deafblind community is sidelined and or not adequately attended to due to insufficient knowledge and awareness of their special needs. FinZam is passionate about the Deafblind community in Zambia and has stepped out to contribute to their wellbeing in whatever way possible. Therefore, FinZam Deafblind Project has been launched with full support of board members who have worked with deafblind people and the Deafblind community in the past.

GOAL

Sensitize Zambian populace to the presence and special needs of deafblind in community.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Identify relevant stakeholders in Zambia and Finland whom to collaborate with.
  2. Gathering data of what activities are being or have been implemented, where and by which stakeholder.
  3. Develop a plan to address identified special needs of the Deafblind community.

TARGET GROUPS

This project targets all age group and gender across Zambia.

SUPPORT

FinZam community will support this project together with, well-wishers and cooperating partners in Finland and Zambia.