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Dramatic Waves of Change

Harnessing Drama to Educate Kiribati on Climate Change and Disability

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which is cited by the World Health Organization as one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change. A woman with an acquired physical disability, Nabetari belongs to the organization Te Toa Matoa, which advocates for the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) policies in Kiribati. Nabetari is passionate about drama as a catalyst for social change and hopes that through theater, she can speak volumes to policymakers who are deciding the fates of those with disabilities in climate-vulnerable nations. 

Photo of Faaolo Utumapu-Utailesolo.

Filmmaker: Faaolo Utumapu-Utailesolo

Faaolo Utumapu-Utailesolo is the program officer for the Pacific Island Countries for the Disability Rights Fund and the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund. She works closely with the program team and serves as a liaison between the funds and grantees in the Pacific Island Countries.

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