TOGETHER WE CAN GIVE A

LITTLE & CHANGE A LOT.

An inclusive society which respects diversity where all Deaf and Hard of Hearing
people enjoy equal rights & choices, opportunities, dignity and independence

OUR PROGRAMMESABOUT US

Welcome To Deaf Zimbabwe Trust.

DISABILITY RIGHTS

LAW CENTRE (DRLC)

The Centre will be the voice for persons with disabilities ensuring that
the promises in the constitution become a reality for the persons
with disabilities in Zimbabwe.

OUR PROGRAMMESABOUT US

Welcome To Deaf Zimbabwe Trust.

Deaf Zimbabwe Trust

Our Organization

Deaf Zimbabwe Trust is a voluntary organization that promotes the rights and interest of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) people in Zimbabwe. Deaf Zimbabwe Trust was formed and registered as a trust in 2012 and began operations in 2013. Initially the organisation was formed to advance the rights of Deaf children.

Our Mission

An inclusive society which respects diversity where all Deaf and Hard of Hearing people enjoy equal rights & choices, opportunities, dignity and independence.

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Our Vision

Transformation and empowerment of Deaf and hard of hearing people for independent living through provision of education, changing societal attitudes through awareness raising and advocacy, service provision and sustainable initiatives.

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Our Values

We take great pride in having established a culture that is built upon a unified set of values that  is Equality, Respect and tolerance, Accountability, Teamwork, Excellence.

Our efforts are focused mainly on the following programmes

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Deaf EDUCATION

Deaf Zimbabwe Trust (DZT) advocates for the right to quality education for children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing . Educational outcomes of deaf children are poor as a result of a number of factors such as language barriers etc.

DISABILITY RIGHTS

Deaf Zimbabwe Trust ensures that all its interventions are evidence based through research. In addition, research findings and all DZT work needs to be communicated in formats that are accessible to the Deaf and hearing community.

Research, Media and Communication

Deaf Zimbabwe Trust ensures that all its interventions are evidence based through research. In addition, research findings and all DZT work needs to be communicated in formats that are accessible to the Deaf and hearing community.

SIGN LANGUAGE

Sign language is now an official language in Zimbabwe as provided for in the constitution. DZT seeks to promote the operationalization of sign language in Zimbabwe in various spheres.

women leadership and empowerment

Deaf Zimbabwe Trust advocates for empowerment of women with disabilities and this is a new and latest addition to our programming areas.

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The Deaf Bulletins

The Deaf Bulletin 2020 issue 9

DZT calls for the development of a Sign Language Act By Tinotenda Chikunya Deaf Zimbabwe Trust Executive Director Barbra Nyangairi says Zimbabwe needs to develop...

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Disability Observer 2020 issue 8

“Unlocking” the rights contained in section 83 of the Constitution By Isaacs MwaleWhen the Constitution of Zimbabwe came into force in 2013, it introduced a...

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2020 issue 8

Resourcing the Disability Board: Should DPOs assist? Part 1 By Isaacs Mwale In January 2018 the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Honorable...

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Today we had an #OrangeOutreach in Caledonia with @DeafZimTrust , an area specifically developed for persons with disabilities. One of the topics brought up by the boys was the issue of #consent and what it means #CouragousConversations
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