AMPLIFY was an initiative funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) and managed by IDEO.org, Triple line and IMC Worldwide.
AMPLIFY aims to create a new model for international development that places high value on creativity, innovation and human centred solutions.
Under this initiative, SignHealth in collaboration with Deaf Child Worldwide and the Ugandan National Association of the Deaf was one of the local organisations selected by IDEO.org to deliver a disability inclusion project aimed at transforming the way deaf young people access sexual and reproductive health information through training peer leaders, health workers and educators.
The project was implemented in three districts of Uganda: Masaka, Kampala and Jinja.
The objectives of the project were:
- Increase the ability of deaf young people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.
- Increase support, aspirations, and hope in the future of deaf children and youth by the families.
- Improve the acceptance and inclusion of deaf young people in their communities.