Determined to be a doctor

Determined to be a doctor: photo of Matildah at her school in Central Malawi

Signal works in Malawi with education provider Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) to identify children with hearing impairments and other disabilities and support them into a positive learning environment. […]

Nelson says “I now have friends”

Friends: photo of pupil writing on the blackboard in Northern Malawi

Deaf pupil Nelson tells us how his primary school in the Northern Region of Malawi has changed from a place where he felt shunned to a place where more deaf children have felt encouraged […]

Give the gift of education

The gift of education: photo of school children signing in Uganda

“Deaf children also have rights, because they are human beings” – Josephine, primary school pupil, Masaka District Children who are deaf or have hearing impairments in Uganda can be labelled “kasiru” which means “stupid” in Luganda, a local language. They […]

Leave no one behind

Leave no one behind: photo of African school children outdoors

Deafness and hearing loss can be disabling wherever you live. Communication difficulties and lack of understanding can throw up barriers to services like education or to social interaction. You can […]

Goats and cotton wool – a winning combination!

Goats and cotton wool: photo of primary school children in Malawi

Goats and cotton wool? It may seem unusual, but these are just two local solutions which are helping children with hearing impairments to receive a primary school education in Malawi. […]

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