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WHITE CANE AWRENESS DAY
The theme for this year’s is niwezeshe na white cane This theme clearly demonstrate the significance of the white cane to a person with vision impairment. The white cane therefore empowers a person with vision impairment to be self-reliant and thus contribute to the development of a nation.
Observance of the Day is aimed at sensitising the public on the role and significance of the white cane. It is a day that NCPWD engage with all stakeholders, share experiences on promoting inclusion of persons with vision impairment within our programmes and services.
Every year the Council provides various assistive devices to persons with disabilities. These devices include the wheelchairs, crutches, white canes, hearing aids among others.
The Salaries and Remuneration Commission in fulfilment of its mandate of reviewing remuneration and benefits in the Public Service, has reviewed the Personal Guide Allowance for Public Servants with Disabilities as indicated in the attached Circular.
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The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament; the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 and set up in November 2004.
The Council representation is drawn from key government Ministries and organizations of/for persons with disabilities.
The National Council for Persons with Disabilities
Address: Box 66577-00800, Nairobi
Telephone: 020 2375994/ 020 2314621/ 0709 107 000
Toll Free: 0800 724 333