Report on Nigeria Deaf Women Annual General Meeting, 2019 Edition

Cutting of the cake with Lagos State first lady, Dr.( Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu at the last AGM opening ceremony in Lagos The maiden edition of  Nigeria Deaf Women Annual General Meeting,(AGM) was  hosted by Lagos State Deaf Women Association at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos State, between 27th and 31st August, 2019. Delegates from different …

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UPDATE ON STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING Feb 4th, 2020

Meeting kicked off from 3-5 pm. The main agenda of the meeting was for all parties involved to be on the same page so all can go smoothly together along that week when speaking and convincing stakeholders. The attendance of the meeting were Chief of Staff Heather Harker, Wesley VC – Sunday Ukachukwu, Dean Khadijat …

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GAIN PROJECT UPDATE

Gallaudet University invited key Nigerian stakeholders, such as representatives of ministries, departments and agencies, foundations, private companies, and other leaders to pay a working visit to Gallaudet’s campus in Washington DC October 28-30, 2019. We asked stakeholders to send representatives with the authority in the MDAs. We also requested that they be hearing representatives because …

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY REPORT OF THE VISIT TO GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON DC UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BY NNAD AND ASLIN

INTRODUCTION Gallaudet University in an effort to create further awareness about the Gallaudet University in Nigeria tagged “GAIN-Africa” arranged a site visit for the Nigerian government Officials and other Steering Committee members drawn from both the NNAD and Wesley University respectively. This was expected to take place from October 28-30, 2019. Additionally, Gallaudet planned to …

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Sign Language contributes to better Living of Persons with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a condition that describes inability to use the hearing organ for maximal purpose of hearing due to a defect/damage in its biological functioning.   Hearing loss comes in different measures. It may be severe-profound hearing loss which is deafness or mild-moderate hearing loss which is called hard-of-hearing. A deaf person is unable …

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SECOND NATIONAL CONFERENCE AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING OF NIGERIAN DEAF WOMEN

The Nigerian Deaf Women in collaboration with Gallaudet University, Washington DC, held her second national conference and leadership training tagged “ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF DEAF WOMEN FOR SELF-RELIANCE AND DEVELOPMENT ” between June 23 -27, 2019 in DRACC Abuja FCT Nigeria. The program was co-sponsored by Gallaudet University Washington DC, USA, CBM and the Nigerian Deaf …

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Umuzilaal Bean Flour & Home Products

Introduction & Overview Ganiyat Onafeko (CEO  Umuzilaal Home food products) is passionate about wholesome healthy food and always looking for ways to make wholesome healthy food easier for working class mum and gentlemen who love wholesome healthy food but couldn’t prepare it themselves because of their ever busy schedule. being a mum herself, cooking could …

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International Model School for the Deaf

Introduction & Overview International Model School for the Deaf presently located inside Macgregor NYSC Orientation Camp in Afikpo, Ebonyi State, was established in the year 2000 by Reverend Uche Promise Nwode, a deaf man, who is also the current South East Zonal Coordinator of the Nigerian National Association of Deaf. The school took off at …

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The Deaf in the 21st Century: Creating a Balance Between Deaf Culture and Mainstream

– By Raji Ade Oba (RAJ COMMUNICATIONS) “Man has grown meanly distrustful of his fellow men- questioning others’ authenticity- their love and value, their judgements ad qualifications, and their faith and humanity. But the gap widens- between where we are and where we needed to be; between what we do and what we needed to …

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