Vision, mission and values

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Who we are

Sound Seekers is a UK registered charity, established in 1959. We are a small team of four based in London.

Sound Seekers (The Commonwealth Society for the Deaf) delivers practical solutions to support people with hearing loss realise their rights by enabling access to healthcare and education. We currently work in Malawi, Zambia, The Gambia, Cameroon and Sierra Leone.

Our vision

An inclusive world where people with hearing loss have equal opportunities.

Our mission

To support people with hearing loss realise their rights by enabling access to healthcare and education.

Our values

Hearing loss can be both a cause and effect of poverty.  To combat this, we work to secure the future of people with hearing loss in some of the poorest communities of the developing world through our core values:

Sustainability

We integrate services into existing government systems and improving institutional capacity to ensure long-term impact on the lives of people with hearing loss.

Partnership

We work with government agencies, hospitals and schools as well as local communities and donors.

Inclusion

We support participation and inclusion of children and adults with hearing loss and their families in school and community life.

Empowerment

We promote and raise awareness of the rights of people with hearing loss.