kibera disabled persons programme

Misson and activities:

Enhanced integration of disabled persons in community development and economic set-up.
The advancement and well-being of disabled persons in Kibera aimed at equalizing opportunities that promote proactive participation in self-reliance economic activities and community development towards poverty alleviation.
To create an enabling environment in which persons with disabilities would maximize their potential as well as play a more pivotal and proactive role in their personal growth and societal development.
§ To initiate institutional capacity building to effectively and efficiently co-ordinate KDPP`s Programmes and activities, individual networking and co-coordinating with other stakeholders.
§ To empower persons with disabilities economically through self-sustainable projects.
§ To seek greater involvement of disabled persons in development and decisions making.
§ To encourage the integration of disability issues in mainstream development work and process.
§ To create awareness regarding the rights and concerns of Persons With Disabilities.
§ To advocate for Persons With Disabilities plight.
§ To advocate for and mobilize resource to support and fund KDPP`s Programmes and activities.
§ To liaise with development organizations to ensure that they (PWD’s) gain access to resources, services and Programmes
§ To offer through project activities a functional mode of self-help approaches to community- based integrated resource management for possible replication and institutionalization

Our organization works at the local level.

Our organization is 100% run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

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

Assistive devices.
Awareness raising.
Coalition building and networking.
Computers and disability.
Independent Living Skills Training.
International development and disability.
Legal aid.
Personal assistance.
Recreation and travel.
Universal design.
Women and disability.
We have cooperated with organizations in other countries before:
we are yet to get organisations to cooperate with but are highly willing to get some

Accomodation: we can assist in booking them places to reside and taking them round the country in different disabled institutions and environment

Accessible: we can assist them by securing them permission to visit different disabled institutions in the country and book them residing places while acting

Contact us:

Contact person:fredrick ouko
Home page is not working: - 5837-00200 Nairobi

This entry added: Friday 22nd November 2002. (record #525)