Data for Leaders' Course

Course “Leaders of Persons with Disabilities”
Target year 1986-2003
No. of ex participants 169
Response rate(%) 55(32.5%)

Responsibility(Some marked more than two.)

Management Accounting Instructor Social Worker Clerical Teaching Staff Volunteer Others
34 1 8 6 1 8 6 11
Details of 11 persons who marked “Others”
Public Relations, Student, Librarian, Rehabilitation Services, Teacher of Art, Member, Braille Transcription, Deaf Development, CBR supervisor, Sign Language Interpreter, Academician for Deaf

2.Your Activity / Project After Training Course

1.Have you contacted the JICA office in your country after the course?

Reason you contacted if answer is “Yes.”(Some marked more than two.)

Regarding project Collect Information Greeting
18 15 16
Details of 8 persons who marked “Others”
Volunteer training in sports for blind people, Reported, Send report of Training Course, Helping next JICA trainee, Gathering of JICA, Submit survey form, For the training, Get together party

2.Do you remain in contact with any ex-participants?

Reason you contacted if answer is “Yes.”(Some marked more than two.)

Regarding Project Collect Information Greeting
11 26 27
Details of 5 persons who marked “Others”(1 person didn’t answer anything.)
Reviewing relationship, Share information of other projects, Friendship, Unity among ex-participants

3. Have you utilized the knowledge obtained in the course in your activities/projects?

How to utilize the knowledge obtained in the training course

(1)Regarding promotion of human rights, equal opportunity and social participation a) Participation in the sport games (FESPIC/ PARA ) for persons with disabilities (Myanmar) b) Establishment of rules and regulations for employment and social education of persons with disabilities (China) c) Independent program for persons with hearing disabilities (South Africa) d) Coordinating cyber cafe for persons with visual disabilities (Peru) e) Empowerment and counseling programs for persons with disabilities and their families in the refugee camps (Sri Lanka) f) Accessibility Campaign for free barrier society (Indonesia) g) Accessibility monitoring (Philippines) h) Accessibility project (Singapore) i) Collection of books on national and international Laws and Regulation of persons with disabilities (Indonesia) j) Introducing sign language into the national television (Sri Lanka) (2)Regarding medical field a) Introduction of manufacturing of prosthesis and orthosis (Pakistan) b) Training courses for medical social worker (orientation and advanced training) (Hong Kong) c) Prototyping / production of enabling tools for persons with disabilities (Philippines) (3)Regarding children and their education a) Psychological treatment for nursing care of children with disabilities (Egypt) b) Rehabilitation program for children with disabilities under 15 years old (Nepal) c) Introducing the teaching method of school for the deaf in Japan (Sri Lanka) d) Strengthen Program for multi-disability children and rehabilitation for multi-disability and low vision and blind youth (Bolivia) (4)Regarding work a) Organized an employment program for the provincial women with disabilities (Philippines) b) Raising funds (by organizing bazaar) (Malaysia) c) Vocational rehabilitation for youth with multiple disabilities or low vision (Bolivia) d) Comprehensive rehabilitation center for employment of persons with disabilities (Egypt) e) Support small business (Fiji) f) Coordinating vocational skills training for persons with hearing disabilities (Ghana) g) Coordinating cyber cafe for persons with visual disabilities (Peru) h) Income generating project (Philippines) i) Productivity center /workshop/ cooperative for persons with disabilities (Philippines) j) Vocational training for youth with disabilities (Bolivia) k) Animal husbandry and home gardening program (Sri Lanka) l) Income generation program for the war injured and persons with disabilities in the refugee camps (Sri Lanka) m)Poverty Reduction Strategy Program for persons with disabilities (Tanzania) (5)Regarding Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) a) Planning and implementing new community based rehabilitation projects (Hong Kong) b) CBR program (Philippines) c) CBR study tour (Philippines) d) Rehabilitation at village level (Sri Lanka) (6)Implementation of the training and human resource development a) Seminars and workshops for women with visual disabilities (India) b) Workshops and symposiums related to persons with disabilities (Indonesia) c) “Leadership Training” in two regions (Nepal) d) Seminar on community awareness (Philippines) e) Training of the computerized Braille production for 120 participants from 50 schools/organizations for the blind in 13 countries (Malaysia) f) Activities for accessibility of the buildings, employment, rehabilitation, education and community for persons with disabilities (Bangladesh) g) Training for social workers (management level) (Bangladesh) h) Charity Project (China) i) Capacity building of Association for the blind (Eritrea) j) Networking and collaboration with organizations in the country and Asian Pacific regions (Fiji) k) 10 months Coordinator project (Honduras) l) Training courses for workers in the rehabilitation sector (Hong Kong) m )DPI Regional Assembly in India (India) n) “Leadership Training Course” (India) o) Peer counseling (Indonesia) p) “Mr. Ileum’s Leadership training (Facilitator training)”(Indonesia) q) Accessibility in general election for people with disabilities/ electoral system workshop (Indonesia/ Peru) r) Workshop program for Handicap Welfare Association (Singapore) s) Film Festival for Persons with Disabilities (Sri Lanka) t) Vocational rehabilitation for persons with hearing disabilities (Ghana) u) Agricultural City Development and Angling (Indonesia) (7)Establishment and enhancement of organization a) Organizational reform after identifying Japanese PWD movement as new action (Peru) b) ONCIP (Peruvian National Organization of the Blind) Strategic Outline plan for the blind from 2003 to 2012 (Peru) c) Strengthen the organization as self-help groups (Philippines) d) Establishing new Disabled Organization “Institute of Empowerment of Worker with Disabilities” (Indonesia) e) Establishing an Organization like Japanese Federation of the Deaf (Malaysia) f) Networking among organizations for persons with disabilities (Nepal) g) Creation of new district councils of persons with disabilities (Chile) h) Independent Living (IL) Center project (Chile) i) Creation of the National Association of Person with Disabilities the National Federation of Organization of Person with Disabilities (Honduras) (8)Establishment of facilities a) Special vehicle for persons with disabilities in a rural area (Chile) b) Facilities to practice different sports for persons with disabilities (Chile) c) Housing adaptation for persons with disabilities (Fiji) d) Create Satellite Rehabilitation Center for Children with Disability (Philippines) e) Consultation with the Local Government regarding the project of putting up a center for persons with disabilities (Philippines) f) Project proposal was approved and received fund for Shuttle Bus for persons with disabilities (Philippines) g) Environment development program (Sri Lanka) h) Housing program collaborating with government (Sri Lanka) (9)Others a)In charge of social rehabilitation service(policies and programs)(Indonesia) b) The place (vocational rehabilitation center) we wanted to apply the project was destroyed (Palestine)

3.Your Needs on Internet and Other Matters

1. Types of information you require.(Some marked more than two.)

45 Global trends on disability issues
41 The latest technology information
32 New Japanese systems, and laws on disabilities
40 Prominent projects carried out by other ex-participants
42 Exchange information among ex-participants
49 Information on training/seminar opportunities
49 Funding support information
39 Information on JICA
(1person didn’t answer)

  • Job opportunities in International organizations oriented to disability field.
  • I’m interested in all of these items listed here.
  • I’m requesting if you could send me the addresses of my group (2002), because I lost them.
  • Letter magazine, newsletter and any photos concerning disabled from any places of the workers.
  • Conduct barrier free movement
  • Learning different kind art in Japan
  • Information that will help all developing countries achieving a uniform/ target minimum standard for acceptable levels of accessibility for PWDs to attain true equalization of opportunity.
  • Deaf education and teaching researching sign language.
  • Scholarship for funds their study for disabled persons.

2. Internet Access

Do you access the Internet?

Counties of 9 persons who answered “No”;
Sri Lanka(2), Bangladesh, Eritrea,Fiji, Malaysia, India, Indonesia and Myanmar

If your answer is “Yes”, answer t A-F.

A. What kind of Internet connection do you have? (Some marked more than two.)

Dial-up 24-hour access form home LAN at work Internet cafe Others/ 2
21 7 11 11
  • 24 hour access from office, from home, not yet.
  • 24 hour from home and office but not available at work.

B. What is the connection speed of the Internet access you have

Less than 64 Kbps Less than 1 Mbps Less than 10 Mbps Less than 100 Mbps No answer
14 8 4 5 15

C. How often do you access the Internet?

All the time Once a day 1 or 2 / week 1 or 2 / month
10 21 11 4

D. Where do you usually access the Internet? (Some marked more than two.)

Office Home 11 persons who answered “Internet cafe” No one marked “Others”
32 21 Bolivia, Chile, Egypt, Ghana, Honduras, Indonesia,
Pakistan, Palestine,Philippines(2), Tanzania

E. How much do you pay for the Internet?(Some marked more than two.)

Metered Charge per hour Fixed Charge per month Others
17 (2 without answer) 1,90¢(1),50¢(2), 34¢(1),15¢(1), 13.6¢(1),10¢(1),


28(2 without answer) 120.100,53.77$,50,44$,40$,35$,30$,25,20,

15-20$,18$,17$,16.15$,15$,12$,7.65$,6$, 3$/hour

5(1 without answer)

  • Usually I access at my office, at home, it is not so much.
  • Office pays (2)
  • Card

F. What do you usually access? *One who hasn’t accessed marked.

E-mail Web E-mail and Web
5 0 42

If your answer is “No”, answer H-I

H. Do you plan to start using the Internetin the near future?

Reason for 2 persons who answered “No”

  • Financially we are not in good standard and we have no equipments. (Sri Lanka)
  • No aid device for the blind and financial problem (Indonesia)

I. How do you want to receive information from us?

  • by post 6
  • by post or e-mail 4
  • e-mail 7
  • Fax1
  • Print/Braille/Talking book1
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