Construction has begun for new deaf units in two Primary Schools in Zambia

     We are delighted to share the news of our new project increasing access to education for children with hearing loss in Ndola, in the Copperbelt Region of Zambia. Thanks to the support of the People of the Island of Jersey, we are improving infrastructure at two mainstream schools with deaf units in Zambia and supporting targeted outreach screening to mainstream primary schools within the Ndola District to enable the early identification and

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Our Bankside Gallery Fundraising Event raised £6,535!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]    Sound Seekers would like to thank Bankside Gallery for hosting a fantastic fundraising event for us on Thursday 11th May 2017, and we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended the event and supported us. We are delighted to tell you the event, silent auction and raffle raised an incredible £6,535. Thank you to Bankside Gallery for donating 20% of sales on night The Royal Society of Painter

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Bankside Gallery donates 15% of framed prints

Bankside Gallery donates 15% of framed prints Bankside Gallery have generously offered to extend their support – 15% from purchases of framed prints from the RE Society’s Original Prints Exhibition (open until 3rd June 2017) will be donated to Sound Seekers – so please do visit Bankside Gallery again or their website. Please use Code SS01 and drop us an email to confirm your purchase. Click here for more details

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Hear to Help Charity Gala – Aston Audiology Society

We are delighted the Aston Audiology Society has nominated us as their charity for their Hear to Help 2017 Charity Gala next month in May. The Aston Audiology Society was only established last month in March 2017, and is the first ever Audiology Society at the University. As a society, they aim to increase awareness of hearing disabilities within the community, support charities working towards this cause locally and in developing countries, and to

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Meet Chisomo in Malawi

Chisomo is a 6 year old girl from Bangwe which is just outside of Blantyre. She has a twin sister named Chikondi. Both were born infected with Yellow Fever, and they spent several months in Kangaroo Care until they were healthy enough to go home. Chisomo’s father Joseph reports that he believes Chisomo has hearing loss since she was born. She has normal development except her speech was delayed. Her father mentioned that Chisomo’s grandmother was

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Welcome Bhavisha, our Zambia Volunteer!

Wishing our brilliant volunteer Bhavisha all the best as she embarks on her year long trip to Zambia to support our work. She graduated from University College London in 2012 with a BSc in Audiology and has since worked extensively with both the adult and paediatric population in both private and NHS sectors. Her most recent role was Senior Paediatric Audiologist with Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS trust where she lead hearing assessments of

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Seasons Greetings

We would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year!  This has been an exciting year for the organisation with the opening of the first ever audiology clinic in Southern Malawi and the first ever Malawian Audiologists now working at the clinic. We have also provided training to six hearing instrument specialists from Cameroon, The Gambia, Malawi and Zambia. In The Gambia, alongside audiology support, we have facilitated the training of

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Developing a basic audiology unit in Banjul, The Gambia

We are delighted to say that we are in the early stages of developing a basic audiology unit at The Gambia's main government hospital, Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) which currently does not have any such service. Such a facility is desperately needed in the capital city, Banjul; the only other audiology service is at St John's School and that is principally for students, and the HARK outreach project has a predominantly rural focus.

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