Disability Organisations Joint Front
Project Detail
Siloam – Project for year 2017
Main Objective :
To support Persons with Hearing Impairments in Sri Lanka through establishing a Sign Language Interpreters’ Support Center at DOJF.
Donor :
Siloam Center for theBlind
Partners :
Project Period:
2017 - 2018
Narrative Description :

Sign Language Interpreters’ Support Center

For the year 2017 Siloam came to an agreement with DOJF to support Persons with Hearing Impairments in Sri Lanka through establishing a Sign Language Interpreters’ Support Center at DOJF. This will be a pilot project with the objective of providing sign language interpreters’ service covering both government and private sector to assist persons with hearing impairments to communicate to obtain service. 
 

This pilot project will be a 6 months project starting from June 2017 to December 2017. At the initial stage, the Sign Language Interpreters’ support service unit will consist of two Sign Language Interpreters. Mainly the service will be rendered in two modes. One is through technology via Skype, and smart phones (Viber, Immo, Whatsapp) and the other by appearing physically in instances where the service is needed (Sri Lanka Police, Divisional Secretariat Office, etc) within the district of Colombo. This service could be obtained mainly during office hours (from. 8.30 am to 5.00 pm) through skype and other web based modes. Service via smart phones could be obtained in addition to the office hours.

 

SLIS Center Hotlines – Land – 0114 230662 /Mobile 0764264222

Email – slisfordeaf@gmail.com

 
Events
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Donation Ceremony of Projects - Disabled People Support Project of Siloam Center for the Blind, Korea 2017

 

For the betterment of the Persons with Disabilities in Sri Lanka, Siloam Center for the Blind in Korea together with Korea Disabled People’s Development Institute, and Disability Joint Front’s coordination launched four

21 st Aug 2017
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Celebration in Commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities in 2016

 

A cultural celebration was held to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on the 8th of December 2016 at the Colombo Public Library Auditorium under the theme “Achieving the 17 goals for the future we w

08 th Dec 2016