THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMMUNITY REHABILITATION RECEIVES A DELEGATION FROM EDUC AID

THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMMUNITY REHABILITATION RECEIVES A DELEGATION FROM EDUC AID

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The National Center for Community Rehabilitation welcomed a delegation from EDUC AID Foundation including Mr. Pietro ,director of F.I.S.H, Ms. Ezeilina ,field researcher, and Mr. Baleriu ,social researcher, Mr. Adriano Lostya director of the project “strengthen social and economic flexibility for women with disabilities” .. funded by the European Union and the implementation of EDUCAID, in addition to Mr. Abdul Rahman Abu Hassanein project coordinator on Sunday, 28.04.2013 at the center and were met by Dr. Wael Abu Rizk Executive Director of the National Center for Community Rehabilitation, Ms. Fatima Ghussain director of communication and advocacy program, Mr. Ayman Badah and Ms. Muna Abu Sharkh projects officers at the National Center circle and Ms. Mayassa Sha’at Information and Studies center coordinator.

Dr. Wael welcomed the guests and talked about the activities and services provided to people with disabilities by NCCR. Also, Ms. Fatima Ghussain talked about the Combating discrimination and human rights abuse against women and children with disabilities a project funded by the Union of the European Union that was implemented by NCCR.

Mr. Adriano asked about the better way for supporting women with disabilities, if it is better to provide direct financial support for people with disabilities or via non-profit institutions to be supervisor of special projects for persons with disabilities.

Muna Abu Sharekh also added that the problem lies in the lack of continuity of such projects so as to 1- is a problem in the Marketing 2- the availability of raw materials.

Also, Mr. Ayman Badah highlighted the importance of employment of the university graduates with disabilities, and this is a step in the way of economic empowerment for them.

At the end of the visit, the delegation visited the handicrafts exhibition (embroideries and wool works) of the National Center for Community Rehabilitation. It is worth mentioning that the contents of the exhibition is the work of women with disabilities who received training from a set of activities carried out by the National Centre.

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