Building community capacity to achieve the human rights of all persons with disabilities

Grantees

Asociacion de Personas con Discapacidad Fisico Motor - Nicaragua (ADIFIM)

Stream: Small Grants

To advocate for implementation of the CRPD, especially national technical regulations on accessibility.

Grant amount: $25,000
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2010 - Dec 31 2010

Asociación de Personas con Discapacidad “RENACER” 

Stream: Small Grant

To strengthen the CRPD capacity of the new Board as well as the membership of RENACER to enhance advocacy efforts towards CRPD implementation in Peru.

Grant amount: $8,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

Asociación de Sordociegos de Nicaragua

Stream: Small Grant

To train six leaders from the deafblind community in Nicaragua as field officers who, in turn, will build the capacity of 36 other deafblind persons from target rural areas through peer support, advice, and training on the CRPD.

Grant amount: $17,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

Asociacion de Sordociegos de Nicaragua

Stream: Small Grant

To empower deafblind persons in Nicaragua through activities that utilize the CRPD to advocate for inclusion of the deafblind in poverty reduction programs, as well as to disseminate empowering images of deafblind persons, to support a more positive, proactive and constructive image.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2012
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2013 - Dec 31 2013

Asociacion de Sordociegos de Nicaragua (ASCN)

Stream: Small Grants

To enhance the quality of life of deafblind people by identifying them (and their families) and providing them with information on rights and communication skills to increase their interaction within their communities.

Grant amount: $10,000
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2010 - Dec 31 2010

Asociación de Sordociegos de Nicaragua (ASCN)

Stream: Small Grant

 To contribute to increased awareness of the rights of Deafblind persons in Nicaragua, enhancing the visibility of this marginalized group, as well as the visibility of ASCN, their representative association.  

Grant amount: $13,500
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2011 - Dec 31 2011

Asociación de Sordos del Perú

Stream: Small Grant

To support the creation of new branch DPOs of deaf people in seven regions of Peru and to build their capacity to effectively advocate for CRPD implementation.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

Asociacion de Sordos del Peru (ASP)

Stream: Small Grant

To strengthen this national organization of deaf persons by building member awareness about rights, as well as leadership in advocating for implementation of the CRPD. The organization will develop materials on the CRPD in sign language.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2011 - Dec 31 2011

Asociacion de Usarios de Servicios de Salud Mental (ASUMEN), Fiscal Sponsor: Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos (APRODEH)

To build the organizational capacity of this emerging organization and to increase the knowledge of the CRPD among its members with psychosocial disabilities.

Grant amount: $10,000
Grant Year: 2008
Round: 1
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2009 - Dec 31 2009

Asociacion de Usarios de Servicios de Salud Mental (ASUMEN), fiscal sponsor: Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos (APRODEH)

Stream: Small Grants

To promote the inclusion of persons with psychosocial disabilities by building the organization's capacity and awareness of the CRPD.

Grant amount: $13,500
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2010 - Dec 31 2010

Asociación de Usuarios de Salud Mental (ASUMEN), Fiscal Sponsor: Asociacion Pro Derechos Humanos (APRODEH)

Stream: Small Grant

To empower ASUMEN members and build their capacity to demand respect from their families, public authorities and the local community for the right to make their own decisions and to be included in the community, according to Articles 12 and 19 of the CRPD.   

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2011 - Dec 31 2011

Asociación de Usuarios de Salud Mental San Martín de Porres

Stream: Small Grant

To continue work to solidify organization-wide understanding and utilization of CRPD Articles 12 (Legal Capacity) and 19 (Living Independently), as well as to continue to build the organizational management skills of mental health users who are extremely marginalized due to their disability and poverty levels.

Grant amount: $17,000
Grant Year: 2011
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2012 - Dec 31 2012

Asociacion de Usuarios de Servicios de Salud Mental

Stream: Small Grant

To strengthen Asociacion de Usuarios de Servicios de Salud Mental's participation in the broader Peruvian disability movement in order to promote a human rights-based approach to persons with psychosocial disabilities and to initiate collaborative advocacy activities. The project includes radio broadcasting as a means of informing the general public about the rights of persons with psychosocial disabilities.

Grant amount: $20,000
Grant Year: 2012
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2013 - Dec 31 2013

Asociación de Usuarios y Familiares de Salud Mental Luz y Esperanza

Stream: Small Grant

To strengthen their organization to achieve their true autonomy and independence and actively participate in the society.

Grant amount: $7,000
Grant Year: 2010
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2011 - Dec 31 2011

Asociacion Departamental de Personas con Discapacidad de Huancavelica (ADPEDH)

Stream: Small Grants

To strengthen DPOS to increase their understanding of the CRPD and ability to advocate for its implementation.

Grant amount: $19,500
Grant Year: 2009
Round: 2
Grant Start — End: Jan 1 2010 - Dec 31 2010

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