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Being Deaf in Nepal and organizations that can help

It can be hard being Deaf in Nepal. However different organizations have been working on aiding deaf people on Nepal. This report highlights a few of them and addresses what can be done to ease the lives of deaf people, here and elsewhere. This report was created at Gurkha Technologies by Arjan KC, compiled from articles across the internet.

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National Deaf Federation Nepal

( राष्ट्रिय बहिरा महासंघ)

Two of the core areas in which it works are sign language and deaf education. It has worked on publishing a “Dictionary of Nepali Sign Language”, and continues to collect and create signs for supplements to this dictionary. It also has trained and sent deaf sign language instructors to teach Nepali Sign Language to deaf who otherwise have no exposure to sign language. In the area of deaf education, it works closely with the Ministry of Education, the Department of Education, the Curriculum Development Center, and the various deaf schools, to improve the quality of deaf education in Nepal.


Dhobidhara, P.O. Box: 11338, Ktm, Kathmandu, Nepal



Kathmandu School for the deaf
The mission of The Rose International Fund for Children ( is to improve the lives of children in Nepal who have disability.
PMB 421

14150 NE 20th Street – F1

Bellevue, WA 98007


Secondary School For The Deaf

The institution that was established in Bir Hospital was transferred under the guidance and supervision of National Children Organization in Naxal .From the building of that organization the formal education for the deaf was established .In 2034 National Society Service Coordination was established and the school was run under this institution though the financial responsible taken by Ministry of Education. The school was conducted and run through the management of Welfare Society for the Hearing Impaired Organization and was funded under the Special Education Council as a branch of Ministry of Education. It has been running as its own School management committee since 2064 and moreover this Central Higher Secondary School is the first school for the deaf in Nepal.


Address : Naxal, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel : +(977-01) 4410179.

Mob : +977-9841979608

Email :


Srijana School for the Deaf

There are 1225 students who study (from the kindergarten up to grade 12) at the Srijana Residential Higher Secondary School for the Deaf in Lekhnath. 160 of the students are staying at the 2 hostels near the school. Most of the students however come 5 times a week via school bus from Pokhara. The 22 teachers at the school all teach in the sign language but just 7 of the teachers are deaf. After the students finish their 12 grade they go for higher studies at the universities, get employment and many work as teachers.


Move Nepal a venture of IEC Nepal

Deep, K. I. Sing Pool at the Apple Café.

Pokhara, Kaski District,Nepal.

Phone +977  61441947


काठमाण्डौ बहिरा संघ

Kathmandu Association of the Deaf (or KAD) is a non-governmental organization representing the deaf of Kathmandu, and is a member association of the National Federation of the Deaf Nepal.


Gairidhara Sadak


Bhaktapur School for the Deaf


Community Based Rehabilitation Organization, Bhaktapur

Indrayani Pith, Khauma-15

Bhaktapur, Nepal

Telephone: 00977-01-6610277


Ramesh Shrestha, Coordinator

Kavre-Banepa School for the Deaf

also supported by TRIFC

Deaf Children Learning
In this page you can find materials developed to support children’s learning. These resources are designed to promote children’s learning in three areas: ‘literacy’, ‘numeracy’ and ‘working memory

World Federation of Deaf

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One of the most important priorities in the work of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) is to ensure human rights for Deaf people all over the world, in every aspect of life. Human rights are universal and they belong to everyone regardless of sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status such as disability or deafness. Thus, Deaf people are entitled to exercise civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights on an equal basis with everyone

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