MAITS volunteer wins Bond International Development Award for Volunteering!
We are delighted to report that MAITS’ volunteer Dr Shabnam Rangwala, has won the Bond International Development Awards 2020 for her voluntary work with MAITS. Shabnam has been a long-standing MAITS volunteer and in the since last year alone, she has run the MAITS’ Community Health Worker training in Cambodia, India and Sri Lanka. Shabnam […]
Run for MAITS!
We have an exciting opportunity open to get involved with MAITS’ work! Calling all runners: Whether you’re an experienced runner, or looking to take on a new challenge, MAITS needs you! We are looking for two runners to represent MAITS at the Royal Parks Half Marathon, which will be held on 11th October 2020. The […]
Two training programmes collide in Ghana
Worlds collided recently in Accra, Ghana, where two training programmes were being delivered at the same place, at the same time, and our fantastic volunteers were able to meet! Jane, who was delivering training to the Speech and Language Therapy cohort at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana, was able to go along to […]
Community Health Worker training in Cambodia
In December 2019, expert trainers, Dr Shabnam Rangwala and Ali Punjabi travelled to Cambodia. They delivered MAITS’ transformative Community Healthworker Training at CARITAS Cambodia’s Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, an NGO providing support for children with disabilities. 9 different organisations including CARITAS brought together 25 trainees from different fields, all working with people […]
COVID-19 MAITS STATEMENT
With the current situation of the spreading of Coronavirus, MAITS takes health and safety very seriously for all our team and volunteers. We are following regularly the updates regarding the latest information and advice from the UK government GOV.UK. MAITS has put in place a standard hygiene practice. Regular assessment is being made for all staff […]
MAITS TRAINING GRANTS ARE NOW OPEN!
**Our grant applications for 2019-2020 are open! Deadline Sunday 15th December 2019!** If you or anyone you know is interested in volunteering for MAITS, to share your skills with those caring for people with developmental disabilities, it couldn’t be easier. MAITS helps to facilitate training projects in developing countries. This year our work has included: […]
Janet & John delivered APT Training at CRP!
Janet and John returned to CRP, Bangladesh to provide training in the skills of Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT). The training was attended by twelve students from six different countries from the SAARC group. These students are studying at CRP for their MSc in Rehabilitation Science, which commenced in July 2018 for a period of two years. […]
MAITS Master Trainers at CP, Lanka
Shabnam, Aasiya and Ali, MAITS CHW Master Trainers, delivered training to approximately 35 participants (33 Tamil-speaking and 2 Sinhala-speaking who understood Tamil). These participants were employees of the Government of Sri Lanka from the Eastern and Northern Provinces. The participants came from two different departments of the Government namely the Department of Health and Department […]
MAITS is looking for a part-time intern
MAITS Intern (Fixed term 6 months) at MAITS London Office Reporting to: MAITS CEO Part-time: required 1 full day per week or 2 half days Start date ASAP Paid position Responsibilities: Data management Collate trips data – enter into database – collate all figures and write report Catalogue trip materials into resources database Help to […]
Trainer of the Trainer Programme, Pakistan.
We brought together six Master Trainers from Pakistan who were trained in Nepal, alongside their Nepalese counterparts, which enabled both sets of trainers to see how things were done in neighbouring countries and enabled them to interact with other therapists who worked in a different context to them. The Master Trainers came from Aga Khan […]