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 School Bengala Branca,  AGRICE
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School Bengala Branca, AGRICE

ORGANISATION BACKGROUND AND LOCAL CONTEXT

AGRICE - Guinean Association for the Rehabilitation and Integration of the Blind is a non-profit organization that, since 1996, has been promo-ting the social inclusion of visually impaired individuals in all spheres of Guinea-Bissau society. The School Bengala Branca is an inclusive edu-cation project, with 314 students, 75 of whom are blind. This was the first school that allowed blind Guineans to study, to have knowledge of the world. This school also has a rehabilitation component and has a home where visually impairend children live.

ACTIVITIES

This is an estimated five-day training experience. Activities include:

  • Briefing on both project background and local context;
  • Observation of ongoing activities (e.g. lectures, awareness cam-paigns, etc.);
  • Specific support in carrying out activities necessary to implement ongoing projects;
  • Concrete proposals made by the group of participants (negotiated between both parties)..

THIS EXPERIENCE WILL ALLOW YOU TO:

  • Learn about the local con-text and the challenges that disable individuals face in Guinea-Bissau, in particular visually impaired children;
  • Acknowledge the impor-tance of guaranteeing uni-versal access to education and promoting the rights of people with disabilities.

LOGISTICS

Transportation:  organised by the project staff.
Accommodation:  hotel, guest house.
Language: Guinean Creole, Portu-guese.
Currency: Franc Cfa

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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