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£475
raised of £3,000 target by 30 supporters

    Weʼve raised £475 to support The Deaf Project and Enfield's Deaf community

    Funded on Friday, 7th October 2016

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    Enfield Disability Action - The Deaf Project has lost a significant amount of its funding from Enfield Council. This will have a huge impact on Enfield's Deaf community.

    Due to communication barriers, many Deaf people struggle to access services including advice and information that hearing
    people take for granted. Simple things like arranging a GP appointment is more difficult as a British Sign Language (BSL)
    Interpreter is needed. Statistics show that the health of Deaf people is worse than those who are hearing and they generally have a
    reduced life expectancy.
    The Deaf Project staff use BSL and work with and on behalf of Deaf people to ensure they have full access to services. The Deaf
    project works with organisations to help achieve their statutory obligations through engagement and consultation with this isolated
    community. Enfield Council have cut funding to this vital service without any consultation on how these cuts will affect the Deaf
    community and have not offered suitable alternatives.

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      Supporters

      30

      • Deanna x

        Deanna x

        Sep 26, 2016

        It's fab that you'd do it again!! How soon??

        £30.00

      • Marrianne

        Marrianne

        Sep 19, 2016

        Well done Alex and all the girls - fantastic achievement 🎉 xx

        £20.00

      • Sarah Andrews

        Sarah Andrews

        Sep 19, 2016

        Well done Caroline xx

        £5.00

      • Rosi

        Rosi

        Sep 19, 2016

        Well done Girls xx

        £10.00

      • Susi

        Susi

        Sep 17, 2016

        Good luck girls x

        £20.00

      • Sam and Lisa

        Sam and Lisa

        Sep 17, 2016

        Best of luck xx

        £30.00

      • karen grimes

        karen grimes

        Sep 16, 2016

        good luck

        £30.00

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