Saturday, October 30, 2010

Visiting MFD's affiliates

Lao Deaf Unit had a chance to visit two MFD's affiliated namely Kuala Lumpur Society of the Deaf (KLSD) and Melaka Society of the Deaf (POPNM)

Each affiliate, located in each state in Malaysia, has a One-Stop Centers (PUSKOM) for the deaf which provides numerous services for the deaf community such as:
  • Bridging the digital divide and poverty eradication-free ICT classes
  • Communication and Information accessibility through ICT (Video Replay Services)
  • Education program and talks
  • Gatherings and activities - Malaysian Sign Language class for the public, Adult Literacy Programs, Women's program and art &craft workshops
  • Service Center - Sign Language Interpreting service, employment, peer counselling    

The Lao Deaf team signed in visiting book at KLSD

Gift exchange with representative of POPNM

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