kibera disabled persons programme

Misson and activities:

GOAL
Enhanced integration of disabled persons in community development and economic set-up.
MISSION
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.
VISION
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.
ORGANISATIONAL OBJECTIVES
§ 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.
Employment.
Independent Living Skills Training.
International development and disability.
Legal aid.
Personal assistance.
Recreation and travel.
Research.
Self-advocacy.
Travel.
Universal design.
Women and disability.
fundraising
Advocacy,
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
Email:kdpp2002@yahoo.com
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Address:p.o.box 5837-00200 Nairobi
254
Nairobi
Kenya

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