FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

As it is, it is a policy. Initially moved from three years to five years currently. With the guidelines in force only the Medical Assessment Report might be permanent.

  1. Dully filled Income Tax Exemption form 1 and 2
  2. COPY of Disability Assessment Report from the government gazetted hospitals with the Director of Medical Services signature and remarks from AFYA HOUSE LG 29. Also attach ophthalmology report signed by a consultant ophthalmologist from a government hospital for Visual disability, psychiatric report signed by a consultant psychiatrist from a government hospital for mental disability and Audiology report and BRAIN EVOKED RESPONSE AUDIOLOGY(B.E.R.A.) signed by a consultant ENT from Kenyatta national hospital for Hearing Disability.
  3. KRA Pin Certificate (iTax)
  4. Copy of National Identification Card
  5. Copy of NCPWD Disability Card
  6. A certified copy of the latest pay slip where applicable
  7. Original letter from employer where applicable, clearly stating the nature of disability and how it affects the employees’ productivity at place of work.
  8. Tax Compliance Certificate.
  9. Copy of Business Certificate where applicable

NB: RENEWAL OF EXEMPTION; in addition to the above listed requirements, applicants should attach a copy of the expired income exemption certificate and latest disability assessment report.

1-month to 3-months due to the process involved.

As it is, it is a policy. All applications must be recommended through the vetting panel.

  • You are registered in order to get services provided by government through the Council and other authorized bodies this services include among others: 
  • Assistive Device
  • Economic Empowerment 
  • Education Assistance
  • Infrastructure and Equipment for Institutions Tools of TradeLPO-Financing
  • Albinism (Support Program)
  • Disability MainstreamingJob Placement
  • Legal Advisory Services

 

  • For planning the government needs to know the number of its citizen and their needs therefore to plan for PWDs as a special case it is important to have a database for all PWDs.

We have gazetted government facilities allowed to carry out the assessment across the Country. These are level-four hospitals since they have the rehabilitation services necessary during the assessment.

Depending on where you are the card can be issued from within 1-day to 14-days if the medical assessment is ready and signed by the director of medical services.

Requirement to register a group. 

  1. Certificate of registration from the Governing authority.
  2. Minutes to the group.
  3. List of membership.
  4. Composition of membership. (70 % Disability and 30% others.)
  5. Contact person.
  6. Fill in the Organization Registration Form.

Application does not guarantee funding. Once applications are received at our county offices, they are subjected to a vetting process by a committee that has members from various departments. The applications that meet the required criteria are then forwarded to the headquarters for processing and eventually funding.

What is the criteria of selecting the beneficiaries?

Various parameters are considered during the vetting process. Some of which are: 

  • The applicant must have a disability and registered by NCPWD
  • The applicant must be a student in the school. 
  • Gender balancing of the successful applications in every county must be considered 
  • All disabilities must be well represented. All levels of education are to be considered (university, primary, secondary, college). 
  • An applicant can only be funded once within a financial year
  • All relevant documents must be attached

This is a product tailored to serve PWDs by increasing their capacity to respond and adequately service tenders thus meeting supply requirements. The loan is available to individual women owning enterprises or women owned companies.

How do I apply for LPO financing?

These are the requirements for LPO financing:

  1. Fully completed loan application form
  2. Copies of National IDs and PIN Certificate for all borrowers, and company in case of a Limited company
  3. Two most recent passport sized photographs
  4. Business/company registration certificates
  5. Bank statements for the last 6 months
  6. Copies of proposed securities and recent valuation report (for all amounts)
  7. Resolution to borrow in case of a Limited Company capturing amount, purpose, payment period and security offered (must be sealed)
  8. Borrower’s personal guarantee/ directors’ (if company)
  9. Borrower’s personal guarantee/ directors’ (if company)
  10. Customer account details form – must be KCB account (sealed in case of Ltd co.)
  11. Cr 12 in case of a Ltd company
  12. Articles and Memorandum of Association for Ltd companies
  13. Audited accounts for the last 3 years for companies (for amounts above

Who qualify for LPO financing?

An AGPO registered Person with Disability Kshs 500,000)

  1. Copy of AGPO certificate

These are the requirements for LPO financing:

  1. Fully completed loan application form
  2. Copies of National IDs and PIN Certificate for all borrowers, and company in case of a Limited company
  3. Two most recent passport sized photographs
  4. Business/company registration certificates
  5. Bank statements for the last 6 months
  6. Copies of proposed securities and recent valuation report (for all amounts)
  7. Resolution to borrow in case of a Limited Company capturing amount, purpose, payment period and security offered (must be sealed)
  8. Borrower’s personal guarantee/ directors’ (if company)
  9. Borrower’s personal guarantee/ directors’ (if company)
  10. Customer account details form – must be KCB account (sealed in case of Ltd co.)
  11. Cr 12 in case of a Ltd company
  12. Articles and Memorandum of Association for Ltd companies
  13. Audited accounts for the last 3 years for companies (for amounts above Kshs 500,000)
  14. Copy of AGPO certificate
  1.  Fill assistive device application form which can be downloaded from our website or county offices
  2. get recommendation from professionals in this case physiotherapist, orthopedic technologist for physical category, audiologist for hearing devices and ophthalmologist for eye care and visual
  3. Attach copies of NCPWD registration card, national ID card and assessment report.
  4. Submit form in your respective NCPWD county office for processing

What is the procedure of applying for a motorized wheelchair?

  1. One applying for a motorized wheelchair needs to be recommended for the same by a professional
  2. Apply by completing an assistive device application form as indicated in (1) above
  3. Clients are expected to meet the cost sharing amount in cases where the wheelchair costs above one hundred thousand shillings. NCPWD will cater for up to one hundred thousand shillings.

Groups benefits from economic empowerment which is designed to assist Persons with Disabilities gain self-sufficiency in generating income and to enable them to gain the skills and experience to access the loans required to grow their business. Economic empowerment grants are for established groups of persons with disabilities to start up business activities a member of a group can be a PWD or a caregiver of a PWD.

How many times can one qualify for the economic empowerment?

A group can qualify only once in two financial years.

What is the maximum amount a group can qualify for?

KES. 100,000.00

Persons with Severe disability.

Persons with Severe Disabilities refer to those who need permanent care, including feeding, toiletry, and protection from danger by other persons. Hence, a caregiver must offer full-time support to ensure their needs are attended to, which denies the caregivers enough time to engage in other income-generating activities, which can worsen their economic situation.

What is the mode of payment?

It is an account-based payment model.

Is cash transfer permanent?

As long as the beneficiary is alive, he/she will benefit from the programme.

The Job Placement analyzes market information trends to disseminate market intelligence information to PWDs. It also liaises with a network of all education, training, and job hunting support projects to enable the referral of applicants for opportunities obtained within given time frames and to employer’s agreed quality standards.

This program is designed to cushion Persons with Albinism from the effects of harmful sun rays, which causes skin cancer. The sunscreen lotions are distributed to selected government hospitals, which then dispense them to PWAs. One bottle of sunscreen Nivea sunscreen lotion is provided to every registered Person with Albinism monthly you can always make an inquiry from our County office.

 Council can only provide professional legal services to Persons with Disabilities, relevant Government Ministries and Departments, stakeholders, and the general public for connected purposes.

These are equipment that an individual need in order to improve their skill and perform their job properly.

This is a Council initiative that seeks to provide PWDs with self-employment opportunities in selected sectors such as catering, automotive engineering, agriculture, beauty, and domestic services. This is achieved through the provision of start-up tool kits to start their own businesses.




What are the requirements to apply for a Tool of trade?

  1. A dully filled ToT application form
  2. Trade test certificate/ Vocational training certificate/ Letter of recommendation for apprenticeship.
  3. Copy of applicant’s disability registration card
  4. Copy of applicant’s national identity card.

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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

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