A passion for Deaf education.

 

A mission to empower families.

 

A commitment to changing lives.

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Welcome to DeafNET

DeafNET Centre of Knowledge (DeafNET) is a network of knowledge and expertise in the interest of people in Africa who experience hearing loss and related communication barriers.

Its main objectives are the particularising, exchange and dissemination of knowledge and expertise on issues relating to persons with hearing loss to achieve their full potential.

These objectives are achieved among others by facilitating and promoting education, development, training, social services, and spiritual and mental well-being to such persons as well as the promotion of Sign Language and other preferred means of communication of persons with hearing loss, including appropriate utilisation of assistive devices.

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Latest DeafNET News

Leadership Camp for Deaf Learners

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DeafNET in partnership with the National Lotteries Commission hosted Leadership camp for Deaf learners at 4 Deaf Schools in the Western Cape.  The Deaf leadership camp builds responsibility, confidence and turning Deaf learners into inspiring leaders.

Open Call for 5th DeafNET Africa Conference 2021

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National Deaf Association and other Deaf organisation are invited to host the 5th DeafNET Africa Conference in August 2021. On average, this conference has approximately 150 participants and is a five days event. We encourage interested Deaf organisation to submit a proposal to host the…

Communiqué de Presse

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DeafNET Centre of Knowledge (DeafNET), une organisation sans but lucratif, a été créé en 2006, pour échanger, diffuser des connaissances et compétences afin de permettre aux personnes sourdes d’atteindre leur plein potentiel sur le continent Africain.

Press Release

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DeafNET Centre of Knowledge (DeafNET), a Non-Profit Organisation and a Trust, was established in 2006 to exchange and disseminate knowledge and skills in order to empower Deaf persons on the African continent to achieve their full potential. It was envisaged that this objective will be achieved by facilitating…

Report on Harvesting training to Beekeepers, Uganda – August 2018

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DeafNET aims to empower the Deaf with skills through our Beekeeping project. The purpose of the project is to contribute to poverty alleviation and also to promote sustainable development initiatives for Deaf people within the rural areas in Africa. We started this project in Uganda…

DeafNET 2018 Organisational Profile

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DeafNET Centre of Knowledge (DeafNET) is a network of knowledge and expertise in the interest of people in Africa who experience hearing loss and related communication barriers. Its main objectives are the particularising, exchange and dissemination of knowledge and expertise on issues relating to persons…

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