Interview with Pamela, a single mother of a child with disability from Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa.

Pamela, (Mother) with 4 year old Irenaeus Chisiza Msenga: Madam can you introduce yourself? Pamela: I am Pamela Chipeka and am 29 years old. I am staying in Area 25, Lilongwe. Msenga: What can you tell me about your child? Pamela: My child is Irenaeus Chisiza, male and 4 years of age. He was born with Cerebral Palsy (microcephalus) and is also epileptic. Msenga: When … Continue reading Interview with Pamela, a single mother of a child with disability from Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa.

Parents travel over 200 Km to access services for their Children with Mobility Challenges.

Parents from the district of Karonga have lamented that for their children with mobility challenges to access services, they have to cover over 200 Kms. One of the parents, Mr. Richard Mzinza, who is father to a seven year boy, Pilirani, with cerebral palsy, explained that he had to sell all the rice that he had harvested in order to find transport money to travel … Continue reading Parents travel over 200 Km to access services for their Children with Mobility Challenges.

Statewide Siege Protest Demanding Removal of Illegal restrictions to accessing disability pension. December 3 Movement Tamilnadu, India. சட்ட விரோத தடைகளை நீக்ககோரி மாநிலம் தழுவிய முற்றுகை போராட்டம் – டிசம்பர் 3 இயக்கம், இடம். சென்னை, தமிழ்நாடு, இந்தியா.

According to Government Social Welfare Department G.O vide. 41, Persons with disabilities with 40% impairment who have an annual income of Rs. 3,00,000 / – or less: and according to the The Disability Act 2016 disabled under 21 types of disability must be provided disability pension. சமூக நலத்துறை அரசானை எண் 41-ன் படி 40 சதவீதம் ஊனமுடைய, மற்றும் ஆண்டு வருமானம் ரூ. 3,00,000/- -த்திற்கு கீழ் உள்ள 2016 ஊனமுற்றோர் … Continue reading Statewide Siege Protest Demanding Removal of Illegal restrictions to accessing disability pension. December 3 Movement Tamilnadu, India. சட்ட விரோத தடைகளை நீக்ககோரி மாநிலம் தழுவிய முற்றுகை போராட்டம் – டிசம்பர் 3 இயக்கம், இடம். சென்னை, தமிழ்நாடு, இந்தியா.

PODCAM counsels a family for locking up a member with disabilities for 30 years.

Estery lives in Lumbadzi, Traditional Authority Mkukula in Dowa District of Malawi. She lives with her mother who has been a widow since 1991 when her daughter, Estery was a year old. The mother who is about 69 years old, explained that Estery was born prematurely at 6 months, with weak nervous system. She cannot stand not sit. She has to always lie on her … Continue reading PODCAM counsels a family for locking up a member with disabilities for 30 years.

Zoom meeting with Board members-December 3 Movement

டிசம்பர் 3 இயக்கத்தின் மாநில மற்றும் மாவட்ட முக்கிய நிர்வாகிகள் கூட்டம் டிசம்பர் 3 இயக்கத்தின் மாநில தலைவர் பேராசிரியர் திரு. T.M.N. தீபக் அவர்களின் தலைமையில் ஆன்லைன் Zoom meeting வழியாக நடைப்பெற்றது. இதில் சில முக்கிய முடிவுகள் கலந்துரையாடப்பட்டது… டிசம்பர் 3 இயக்கம் State and District Executives Meeting done today. December 3 Movement State President Prof. Mr. T.M.N. Deepak led them through an online zoom meeting. Some important conclusions were discussedDecember 3 movement Continue reading Zoom meeting with Board members-December 3 Movement

Families of Children with Disabilities are severely hit economically due to Covid: steps taken in Malawi to train parents on making masks.

Speaking with one parent of a youth with disability, Ronnacy Nyirongo of Mzuzu City PODCAM support group, sounded SOS. Ronnacy says that in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic, families with children with disabilities are severely hit economically. Such that they cannot afford to buy the lucrative face masks for themselves and their wards. In fact she said that even the acquired masks do not … Continue reading Families of Children with Disabilities are severely hit economically due to Covid: steps taken in Malawi to train parents on making masks.

December 3 Movement Siege Protest Success! In Nilakottai. Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu. India

The Dindigul District Nilakkottai Panchayat Union Office had earlier staged a sit-in protest on behalf of Disha (December 3 Movement) over several complaints received in some gram panchayats for persons with disabilities in the Hundred Days (MGNREGA) program. After a 1 hour struggle the Regional Development Officer held talks with our State Deputy President Mr V.Mohanraj District Administrators and Branch Administrators on December 3 in … Continue reading December 3 Movement Siege Protest Success! In Nilakottai. Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu. India

Opening Ceremony of new office for Kallakurichi DPO Association of December 3 Movement, Flag hoisted by Prof. Deepak Nathan(D3M Leader), Mr. Ram Robert(Leprosy Mission)

December 3 Movement Leader Prof. Mr. T.M.N. Deepak opened the new office and name board of Kallakurichi District Integrated Social Service Disability Association (DPO). And this was followed by the flag-raising of the December 3 movement by the special guest from Leprosy Mission, Mr. Ram K. Robert hoisted their flag and made a special speech Corona relief items were donated to the Villupuram Puthiya Alai … Continue reading Opening Ceremony of new office for Kallakurichi DPO Association of December 3 Movement, Flag hoisted by Prof. Deepak Nathan(D3M Leader), Mr. Ram Robert(Leprosy Mission)

New Education policy is not suitable for the disabled. December 3 Movement

புதிய கல்வி கொள்கை மாற்றுத்திறனாளிகளுக்கு ஏற்ற வகையில் அமையாததால் மாவட்ட வாரியாக மாற்றுத்திறனாளிகள் எதிர்ப்பு தெரிவித்து வருகின்றனர்….. தற்போது விழுப்புரம் புதிய அலை மாற்றுத்திறனாளிகள் சங்கத்திலிருந்து……இடம்: விழுப்புரம் மாவட்டம், தமிழ் நாடு,இந்தியா. District wise person with disability people are protesting as the new education policy is not suitable for the disabled. Currently from Villupuram Puthiya Alai Disabled Association…..Location: Villupuram, Tamil Nadu. India Continue reading New Education policy is not suitable for the disabled. December 3 Movement