ASB and GFM against COVID-19 in Kosovo: audio-visual chat rooms for persons with disabilities

2020-07-03

As a response to the active COVID_19 pandemic crisis in Kosovo, ASB is assisting seven HandiKos centres with IT equipment to easy the contact between Healthcare providers/trainers and psychologists, with disabled persons.

This action is conducted in Municipalities of Prishtina, Prizren, Gjakova, Gjilan, Peja, Ferizaj and Mitrovica, and has a main goal to support social distancing and to improve communication of the beneficiaries within it.

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Given that this Centres work with the most vulnerable population at the time of the COVID19 pandemic – people with disabilities, in order to facilitate isolation, by sharing IT equipment, the idea is to enable beneficiary’s easier contact with Healthcare team.

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Namely, the centers will be awarded with a set of computers, televisions, internet ports, patch cables, speakers and other accompanying equipment, so that their users can strengthen or establish regular online communication with their trainers/providers while respecting the requirements of social distancing.

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This action is funded by the German Foreign Ministry, with IT equipment valued of 20,000 EUR

ASB is a German aid and welfare organisation, engaged in areas such as civil protection, rescue services and social welfare services. As a non-political organisation, ASB has, since its foundation in 1888, provided rapid and direct help to all those in need of our support.

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