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Inclusion International

Inclusion International is a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual disabilities worldwide. For over forty years Inclusion International has been committed to the promotion of these human rights and now represents over 200 member federations in 115 countries throughout five regions including the Middle East and North Africa, Europe, Africa and the Indian Ocean, the Americas, and Asia Pacific.

Find more information at http://www.inclusion-international.org

Ghana Federation of the Disabled

Ghana Federation of the Disabled was established in 1987 as a national umbrella organization of persons with disabilities. It has a mission to create awareness about the capacities and capabilities of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and to promote the equalization of opportunities of PWDs through advocacy, lobbying and collaboration with other relevant agencies.

Find more information at http://www.gfdgh.org/index.html

Special Education Division of the Ghana Education Service

The Special Education Division of the Ghana Education Service (SPED) has a mandate of providing equitable educational opportunities for children with special needs and disabilities. Latest available statistics shows that SPED runs 13 special schools and 24 units (integrated schools) for children with intellectual disabilities.

Voluntary Services Overseas, Ghana

VSO Ghana has gained recognition for its work in disability through the production of Protect Yourself, the first ever HIV and AIDS awareness video for both deaf and hearing people. VSO has also supported the Special Education Division of the government to develop a strategic plan and a draft policy on special needs education in Ghana. Volunteers of VSO Ghana are working with community-based organisations that promote livelihood options for people with disabilities, access to quality basic education by children with disabilities and the rights of women with disabilities. Volunteers focus their activity on improving management structures of institutions and community agencies and developing networking, awareness raising and advocacy activities.

Find more information at http://www.vsointernational.org/where-we-work/ghana.asp

Government of Ghana

Find more information at http://ghana.gov.gh

UNV Online Volunteering Service

The Online Volunteering service is one of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme’s corporate tools to mobilize volunteers for development. The Online Volunteering service connects volunteers with organizations working for sustainable human development: Volunteers contribute their skills online to help organizations address development challenges; and Organizations collaborate with online volunteers over the Internet to strengthen the impact of their development work.

Find more information at http://www.onlinevolunteering.org/en/org/about