Learning about support structures for People with Disabilities – A study tour to Germany (March 26th – April 1st, 2017)

Mar 26, 2017

Enlarge image The Embassy of Germany in Vientiane invited three organizations supporting people with disabilities (PWD) in Laos to participate in the themed trip “Gruppenreise Inklusion” to the Federal Republic of Germany from March 26th to April 1st 2017: representatives of Prosthetic & Orthotic Enterprise/COPE, Lao Disabled Women Development Centre and Lao Autism Association were invited to this programmed study tour. The programme offered great opportunities to see and learn from different organizations dealing with PWD in Germany, such as the General Association of the Disabled in Germany, the Workshop for People with Disabilities, an Inclusive Primary School, the Disabled and Rehabilitation Sports Association in Berlin, the Vocational Training centre, a Social Enterprise, a private funding organization, a self-help organization and a Culture Magazine. Participants voiced the opinion that the experience shared during the visits will greatly help the development of their own work, regarding current and future activities, after their return to home country Lao P.D.R Enlarge image

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