World Autism Day in Tetovo

World Autism Day in Tetovo

On Tuesday, 02.04.2014, Disability Services Association – Handimak from Tetovo in cooperation with the Athletic Club – Studenti and Center for Balkan Cooperation LOJA organized a day event to celebrate and mark this day through sports activities at the city center square.

To enhance the employability skills of youth with disabilities

With the support of USAID, Disability Services Association HANDIMAK- Tetovo in partnership with Education Development Center (EDC) started implementing the project “To enhance the employability skills of youth with disabilities“. This project has a main focus on inclusion of youth with disabilities (YWD) in its efforts to enhance the employability skills of youth in Macedonia….
Promotion of the project “Sport and recreation activities for children with disabilities”

Sport and recreation activities for children with disabilities

On 30. 03. 2013, Handicap Tetovo,  together with other local partners has promoted project “Sport and recreation activities for children with disabilities”. The project aims to support and encourage children with disabilities to achieve their full potential,  promote awareness about the rights of children with disabilities, and support their integration and active participation in society….

USAID People with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project

With the support of USAID, HANDIMAK Tetovo in partnership with My Career and PORAKA NASHA from Kumanovo is implementing project that aims to increase the participation of people with disabilities in society and their employment and economic opportunities by increasing their employability skills through internships and trainings, and their participation in public awareness campaigns. Project…
Local Disability Action Plan

Local Disability Action Plan

Handicap Tetovo has supported Local Government (Municipality of Tetovo) in development of Local Disability Action Plan . Local disability action plan is an instrument for development, realization and improvement of the disability policy on local level. It is a strategic document, which consists of identified needs, solutions, goals, and priorities, agreed between the local authorities…
Study and Exchange Visit in Albania

Study and Exchange Visit in Albania

The aim of this study and exchange visit was to establish a regional Disabled People Organization (DPO) network, as well as the partnership between DPOs and local and central authorities for the promotion of equal opportunities for independent living. The delegation from Macedonia included the following organizations: Handicap from Tetovo, Association of people with disabilities…
Raising public awareness for socialization of people with disability and promotion of rights for social welfare

Raising public awareness for the socialization of people with disability and promotion of rights for social welfare

Raising public awareness for socialization of people with disability and promotion of rights for social welfare With the support of MOBIMAK (T-Mobile) Foundation, HANDICAP Tetovo has implemented a campaign for raising public awareness for the socialization of people with disability and promotion of rights for social welfare. The results of the project Information and sensitization…
Look at me project

LOOK AT ME

With the support of Handicap International, HANDICAP Tetovo in partnership with Association of persons with disabilities SHPRESA and Association of Women AUREOLA from Struga has implemented project that aimed to raise public awareness about disabilities – the regional campaign for socialization of people with disabilities in Macedonia. This campaign was realized through the street theatre…
Access to orthopedic material

Access to orthopedic material

The main objective of this project was to ensure the most vulnerable disabled population of the Polog Region (Tetovo, Gostivar) to have access to orthopedic and hygienic material support through the local associations acting for vulnerable people in the country, with the collaboration of the medical authorities. The specific objectives: To identify the persons with…

2013 – Integration of Children with Disabilities through Sport and Recreation

2019 – Inclusive Partnerships in Communities

  • Inclusive Partnerships in Tetovo Community
  • Inclusive Partnership in Gostivar Community

2017 – 2018 Institutional Support for the Educational Advisory Center

2014, – 2016,  Implementing the extended USAID People with disabilities internship and employment Project

2012 -2014, – Implementation of USAID People with disabilities internship and employment Project

2013-2015 – Inclusion of Youth with Disabilities in the YES Network

2004 (six months) Campaign realized through street theater

2002 – Campaigns

  • “The law applies to us too”
  • “Together is easier”

2002 – The reconstruction project of  “Old Hospital” building for needs of the association.

2000 – 2002  

  • Identification of persons with disabilities excluded from health and social system.
  • Strengthening the capacity of associations (material support, awareness on disability issue, preventive care awareness and early diagnosis of PWDs, link with local medical centers able to provide an adequate diagnostic to PWDs);
  • Providing orthopedic equipment as wheelchairs, crutches, beds, antidecubit mattresses, catheters, diapers, etc.)
  • Improvement of physical accesses for persons with disabilities within the community where needed.

1999 – 2000

  • Identification and evidencing persons with disabilities in the Polog region,
  •  Identification and care of persons with disabilities among refugees.