locationNairobi,Kenya
Waiyaki Way

callToll Free:0800 724 333
info @ncpwd.go.ke

timeMon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun - Closed

Restoration Towards National Forest Cover

tree plantingNational Council for Persons with Disabilities in collaboration with the Kenya forest service launched a tree planting exercise that will go a long way towards the Presidential directive on restoration of 10% National forest cover.The exercise took place at Ontulili forest station whereby a minimum of 17,000 tree seedlings were planted.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities falls on 3rd of December each year, with the aim of promoting empowerment, and helping to create real opportunities for Persons with disabilities. This year Kenya marked the National event in Makueni County and all the other 47 counties celebrated this day. Theme for 2019 is “Promoting the participation of Persons with Disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda, Kenya has adopted “Leave No One Behind” as the Theme for this year this has the rallying call for to achieve the seven sustainable goals. The theme emphasizes and ensures that all persons with disabilities contribute to the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals. The theme further resonates well with the mandate of the Council as provided for in the Persons with Disabilities Act 2003.

By this Act, the Council was established in 2004 with the mandate to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities and mainstream disability in all sectors.

           

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.DSC 0826.22e

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.

 

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR DISABLED PERSONS ORGANIZATIONS FOR FUNDING GRANTS TO UNDERTAKE LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY WORK

 

 

 Background

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state agency established under the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 to champion the rights of Persons with Disabilities in Kenya. Sections 32 34 of the Act establishes the National Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities (the Fund) for the benefit of persons with disabilities in Kenya.

The Fund wishes to invite Disabled persons’ organizations, to submit applications to undertake lobbying and advocacy work focusing on a specific disability issue.

 The lobbying and advocacy programme aim to raise awareness and mobilize action for mainstreaming of disability issues in service delivery at both county and national levels government. In order to achieve this objective, the Council make project grants to Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) to build platforms for raising awareness, lobbying and advocacy, piloting of innovative ideas to influence policies and programme interventions aimed at benefiting persons with disabilities.

 The grants will be made to 14 organizations whose work aligns with the Council’s mandate.


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Text Box: CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR DISABLED PERSONS ORGANIZATIONS FOR FUNDING GRANTS TO UNDERTAKE LOBBYING AND ADVOCACY WORK

1.1 BACKGROUND.                                                                                   

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state agency established under the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 to champion the rights of Persons with Disabilities in Kenya. Sections 32 34 of the Act establishes the National Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities (the Fund) for the benefit of persons with disabilities in Kenya.

1.2 INTRODUCTION AND DESCRIPTION OF THE APPLICATIONS                     

The Fund wishes to invite Disabled persons’ organizations, to submit applications to undertake lobbying and advocacy work focusing on a specific disability issue.

The lobbying and advocacy programme aim to raise awareness and mobilize action for mainstreaming of disability issues in service delivery at both county and national levels government. In order to achieve this objective, the Council make project grants to Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) to build platforms for raising awareness, lobbying and advocacy, piloting of innovative ideas to influence policies and programme interventions aimed at benefiting persons with disabilities.

The grants will be made to 14 organizations whose work aligns with the Council’s mandate.

The maximum grant amount is KES 1 Million for projects with an implementation period of no more than one year. The project scope in terms of geographical area MUST be within a County. This call is open to DPOs in all the 47 Counties in Kenya.

1.3 APPLICATION PROCEDURES                                                                  

For full details regarding this call for proposals, applying organizations are advised to access the proposal guidelines and eligibility criteria from:


1.    National     Council     for     Persons       with      Disabilities’      website: www.ncpwd.go.ke

2.    National Council for Persons with Disabilities County offices across the Country

1.4 SUBMISSION DEADLINE                                                                         

Proposals should be sent or delivered to NCPWD County offices across the Country or NCPWD Head Quarters (details below) by 6thDecember, 2019. Closing time 5.00 pm (Kenyan time).

The Executive Director

National Council for Persons with Disabilities

P.O. Box 66577 00800 Nairobi. Tel 020 2375994

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Website: www.ncpwd.go.ke

 International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) is a United Nations observance held annually on September 23, during International Week of the Deaf this year in kenya celebrations  were marked at Railway sports Club Nairobi which was graced by Orgaisations of Persons with Disabilities, government agencies and both local and International leaders.
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About NCPWD

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.

Contact Information

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

Email Address:

info @ncpwd.go.ke

Website:
www.ncpwd.go.ke

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