OSISA is a growing African Institution committed to deepening democracy, protecting human rights and enhancing good governance in the region.
OSISA’s vision is to promote and sustain the ideals, values, institutions and practices of open society, with the aim of establishing vibrant and tolerant….
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In August 2018. the Open Society Foundations Early Childhood Programme and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) commissioned the development of a series of Learning Stories to capture changes and best practices of 10 organisations working with children with disabilies and special educational needs in Southern Africa. Each organisation was a grantee of the Open Society Early Childhood Programme and OSISA between 2016 and 2018.
The Learning Stories were developed between mid-August and early October 2018. At the time, grantees were in their final year of funding, and it was considered imperative to capture the learning from this set of grants to inform future practice and funding strategies.