CEAL – Centre d’éveil et apprentissage de Léogane
Where and when:
Léogane (Haiti) since 2011 – ongoing
The community center carries out many activities: literacy for adults, promotion of rights for children and people with disabilities, awareness-raising and health promotion meetings, but above all it is the reference point for deaf people in the province. CEAL is now also a school for children with special needs and deaf people. More information: here
Goals to achieve:
Maintenance and strengthening of the school and CEAL activities: continuous training of school staff, training in sign language of families and the community, maintenance of regular courses and activation of specific courses (e.g. in agroecology, art education and to crafts, physiotherapy, etc.)
Budget needed: $ 20,000 a year for the basic activities maintenance.
Where and when: Milan, 2020
Project description: “chatting with the expert for the well-being of girls and boys”.
Goals achieved: Provided psycho-educational support to 50 parents and teachers so that they could support to their daughters and sons during the period of the Covid 19 pandemic.
Budget: The project was financed by the Community Foundation of Milan to the coop. EDI Onlus. The Ponte association made its contribution free of charge
What happens now: At the end of the project’s period, the project was suspended due to lack of funds.