Our works

SHRUTI has been undertaking a range of activities in collaboration with its partners in the areas of advocacy and awareness raising, service provision, capacity building and networking to promote the rights and empowerment of people who are hard-of-hearing and deafened. Major projects with partner organizations are:

Improvement of Accessibility for Hard of Hearing People in Healthcare

Partner: ZENNANCHO

Financial Supporter: JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)

Period: 3 Years (Jan 2022 to Dec 2024)

Pilot Project of Accessible Communication Support for Hard of Hearing Patients in Kathmandu Hospital is being implemented by SHRUTI and ZENNANCHO under the financial support of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The project has been started in January 2022 and will be implemented for three years, till Dec 2024. The goal of the project is to establish communication support services for hard-of-hearing patients in the ENT Department of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH).

The main expected outputs of the project are to develop communication support tools and manual for Nepali HoH persons; implement sustainable communication support between HoH people and the hospital staff; widen the understanding of the communication support model in other hospitals of Kathmandu. At the end of the project, it is expected that the TUTH will have its own communication tool and manual and will be able to provide sustainable accessible communication support to its hearing loss patients. So that, hard of hearing people can access the healthcare services in the barrier free manner.

IT Training and Jobs for Hard-of-Hearing Young Adults (Auf 2020-Jul 2023)

Partner: Disability and Development Partner (DDP)

Financial Supporter: British and Foreign School Society (BFSS)

Period: 3 Years (Aug 2020 to Jul 2023)

Under construction

Rehabilitation Service for the development of Speech, Language and Education to the Young Children with Hearing Loss

Partner: Kathmandu Metropolitan City

Financial Supporter: Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens

Period: 6 Months (Jan 2022 to Jun 2022)

Project Sumarry: Under Construction

Development of Itinerant Service Provision for Hard-of-Hearing Children in Nepal (Jul 2019-Dec 2021)

Partner: Kentalis International Foundation (KIF)

Financial Supporter: Vrienden van Effatha

Period: 2.5 Years (Jul 2019 to Dec 2021)

Under construction

Improving the Status of Hard-of-Hearing (HOH) in Nepal (Jan 2018-Dec 2021)

Partner: MyRight and UH

Financial Supporter: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

Period: 4 Years (Jan 2018 to Dec 2021)

Under construction