Meeting Day 2

While Sophy was representing DDP at the UN Human Rights training session in Phnom Penh (yesterday’s post), three others of our staff went to Kampong Cham Province with UNDP to meet with the governor’s office.

Mr. Song Sit from the United Nations Development Program spoke to the group about building up the deaf community in Kampong Cham Province.
Mr. Vanna spoke more about the program as Sreynuch interpreted into Cambodian Sign Language.
Working in small groups was an especially important part of the program because the Kampong Cham deaf group has developed to where they are having substantive discussions.
Another positive development displayed at the meeting was the ability and willingness of deaf persons to speak up for a point of view