Network of Organisations Working for People With Disabilities, Pakistan (NOWPDP)

http://www.nowpdp.org/

Misson and activities:

Vision:
To catalyze the creation of an inclusive society that values and upholds the rights of people with disabilities.

Objectives:
- To provide a neutral, non-partisan, non-sectarian and apolitical platform for organisations working for persons with disabilities.
- To act as national resource center for organisations working for and with persons with disabilities by providing them space and voice.
- To plan and implement various programmes and activities to strengthen the governance, management, operations and programmes of organisations working for persons with disabilities.
- To create mass awareness about the issues and challenges faced by persons with disabilities and organisations working for them.

Activities:
- Projects related to the above objectives, including: training programs, advocacy with government stakeholders, media awareness, resource booklet development, employment facilitation for PWDs.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the national level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is not run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

- Facilitating employment of PWDs
- Creation of resource/training booklets for public consumption
- Facilitating linkages between different stakeholders

We may be able to refer disabled persons to wheelchair accessible housing or transportation or other services in our city.

People planning to come to our city are welcome to contact us to find out about accessibility and services in our town. We may be able to help with information.

Contact us:

Contact person:Jeremy Higgs
Email:info@nowpdp.org
Phone:+92 21 3586 5501
Home page:http://www.nowpdp.org/
Address:NOWPDP
c/o Civil Society Resource Centre
D-114, Block 5, Clifton
Karachi Sindh 75600
Pakistan
Pakistan

This entry added: Monday 5th October 2009. (record #1800) Changed: Thursday 17th June 2010. Link checked Thursday 30th November 2017.