Organisations

Central Council of Disabled Persons (CCODP)

Sri Lanka

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PO Box 05
Kinigama Rd
Bandarawela 90100

CCODP aims:
1. To encourage persons interested to organize as groups for the common development of disabled.
2. To encourage groups of disabled and help them in every possible way to speak for themselves at National level.
3. To introduce CBR as the most appropriate, effective and cost-effective method for rural areas.
4. To make training facilities available to help implementers of CBR in every possible way to render a better service to the community.

Woman Being Concern

UK

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K405, Tower Bridge Business Complex
100 Clement's Road
London SE16 4DG

Woman Being Concern's main mission is to mobilise the grassroot communities towards achieving sustainable development in Africa as well as other parts of the world where there is need to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people. In order to do this, the organisation seeks to empower women and community-based organisations (CBOs) through functional education, raising awareness of human rights and promoting social changes (including improved quality of health) that are real, positive and lasting.

TILLA - Association of Women Living with HIV and AIDS (TILLA AWLHA)

Ethiopia

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PO Box 1041
SNNPR, Sidama ZOne
Awassa Town

Tilla Association of Women Living with HIV is a local NGO working towards fighting the spread of HIV and AIDS in Ethiopia. TILLA believes that community awareness programmes are key to successful memory work. This includes involving men and fathers, guardians, child-headed households and extended families in the memory work activities. Cooperating with other interested NGOs and government organisations has also strengthened TILLA’s approach to memory work

Children with Disability Australia (CDA)

Australia

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PO Box 172
Clifton Hill
Victoria, 3058

Children with Disability Australia (CDA) is the national peak body that represents children and young people with disability aged 0-25. CDA is a not for profit, community based organisation and has a national membership of 5000 with the majority being families.

CDA’s vision is that children and young people with disability living in Australia are afforded every opportunity to thrive, achieve their potential and that their rights and interests as individuals, members of a family and their community are met.

CDA works at the national level to progress opportunities and inclusion of all children and young people with disability living in Australia. It works to achieve these aims by:

• Educating national public policy-makers and the broader community about the needs of children and young people with disability.

• Representing children and young people with disability to ensure the best possible support and services are available from government and the community.

• Informing children and young people with disability, families and care givers about their rights and entitlements to services and support.

• Celebrating the successes and achievements of children and young people with disability.

Women and Children’s Aid for Development (WOCAD) Uganda

Uganda

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P.O. Box 1808
Jinja

Women and children’s aid for development, Uganda was established in November 2013 to help the disadvantaged to reach their full potential by empowering them and providing resources that aid in becoming self reliant and resourceful to their communities.

Women are the mothers of the nation and children are the leaders of tomorrow are our major focus future if we are to achieve development and social transformation in Uganda.

MOTHER SOCIETY (Miracle Organization towards Health and Education Remedial Society)

India

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22 Srinivasa Complex
Srinivasa Nagar
Nandyal
Kurnool (Dist)
Pin-508501
Andhra Pradesh

MOTHER SOCIETY (Miracle Organization towards Health and Education Remedial Society) is a non-profit and non-governmental voluntary organization (NGO) formed with the group of seven likeminded people who have passion in social service. It intends to take up social, economic, health, educational, vocational training, livelihoods, agricultural, rural development and cultural activities for empowerment of disadvantaged & vulnerable sections of the society particularly of women, children and youth and all in general. The organisation believes in strengthening of disadvantaged & vulnerable sections for equity, justice & peace. Their goal is to work for the development of poor, needy, destitute and sick people and children in slums and villages, to help them break the cycle of poverty and provide education as well as skill based education for the above said categories of people

Note: The organisation registered under Societies Registration Act 35 of 2001, in the year 2005, Its registration number is 647/2005, dated 15-12-2005. It is also registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), 1976, on 13 Oct 2009. It has Income Tax (IT) exemption under Sections 12 A

World Enabled

USA

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2429 8th Street
Suite A
Berkeley, CA
94710

An educational non-profit organisation which is based upon the social model of disability. The aim of WorldENABLED is to strive to ensure that a fully inclusive society has been engendered, with a barrier-free access to equality of opportunity

OVCI

Italy

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OVCI la Nostra Famiglia
Via Don Luigi Monza 1
22037 Ponte Lambro (CO)

A NGO, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that carries out projects of development cooperation for the benefit of people, mainly in children, in situations of social and disability through interventions:

Rehabilitation
Formation
Social work
Basic medicine
Development Education

The NGO works abroad in South Sudan, Sudan, Brazil, Ecuador, China and Morocco. It is active in Italy with the "entertainment groups" present in 6 regions

Capacity Building of People with Disability in the Community Organisation (CABDICO)

Cambodia

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#43 (in Wat Saravoan)
Street 178
Sangkat Chey Chumneas
Khan Daun Penh
Phnom Penh

Capacity Building of People with Disability in the Community Organisation (CABDICO) believes in a world where people with disabilities and vulnerable people in Cambodia have opportunities to obtain education, health care, and income generation on an equal basis with others.

CABDICO's mission is to support all people with disabilities and vulnerable people in Cambodia by responding to their basic needs in their community. At present the organisation works in two provinces of Cambodia – Siem Reap and Kep – mainly working in rural areas, where access to basic amenities and healthcare is limited, with children and adults with disabilities, their families, and teachers and community leaders

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

Austria

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European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
Schwarzenbergplatz 11
A-1040 Vienna
Austria

"The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is one of the EU’s decentralised agencies. These agencies are set up to provide expert advice to the institutions of the EU and the Member States on a range of issues. FRA helps to ensure that the fundamental rights of people living in the EU are protected."

Kisumu Disabled Self help Group (KDSHG)

Kenya

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P.O.Box 3994 - 40100
Kisumu

Kisumu Disabled Self help Group is a community development organization, non-partisan, non-political, non-profit making organization based in western Kenya. KDSHG started its operations beginning of 2003 as a non-profit self help group. We recognize that successful community initiatives sponsored locally or internationally depend on an enabling system that builds community capacity. An executive Board of 8 members runs the Organization. The Board composition includes members who are recognized for their leadership in their respective fields of activity

The organization works closely with the relevant government ministries at all levels, other NGO’s/CBO’s, Aid and development agencies whose interest concerns promotion and improvement of quality of life for men and women in rural and urban poor communities. Since inception the organization has been able to implement the following projects: civic education and awareness programs, leadership development, community health projects and social entrepreneurship programmes

KDSHG engages people with disabilities in social entrepreneurship in which we integrate livelihood into health efforts. We train PWD in business and technical skills, mentoring them into business venture then providing them with seed funds for start up businesses or boost the existing ones. During these trainings, we also build their capacity in HIV/AIDS/RH.

KDSHG advocates for the rights of PWDs through civic education and awareness. KDHSG also implement programmes that focus on socio-economic empowerment of orphans and vulnerable children. We educate them, provide them with basic needs and address their health issues among others. KDSHG implements programmes that address community health in general. These programmes focus on HIV/AIDS and other STIs prevention, reproductive health and drug and alcohol abuse

Every Casualty Worldwide

UK

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"Every Casualty is an organisation that pursues two complementary lines of effort to help bring about its objective of a world where no casualty of armed violence is left unrecorded: a practitioner-oriented practice and a normative policy stream"

Autismo Burgos

Spain

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Street Valdenúñez, 8
09001 Burgos

"The Burgos Autism Association is a nonprofit organization sponsored by relatives of people with autism spectrum disorders. It aims to improve the quality of life and promote the effective exercise of the rights of these people and their families in the province of Burgos. Provides people with autism spectrum disorders specific support and expertise throughout the life cycle in all areas of his life, it generates and share scientific knowledge and promotes the association for the collective"

Documenta. Analyses and action towards social justice

Mexico

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Fuego 965
Col. Jardines del Pedregal
01900
Ciudad de México
México

Documenta works to ensure that individuals with disability, particularly, intellectual and psychosocial, have equal access to justice. In order to achieve our goal we work around three strategies: litigation, research and production of audiovisual materials.
on the intersection between the criminal justice system and disability. We do litigation, research

Tororo Women and Disabled Persons Development Initiative (TWADDI)

Uganda

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Buganga Village, Ojilai Parish, Iyolwa sub county, Tororo District
C/O Iyolwa sub county

Vision: Empower marginalised category of people living in poor condition to obtain an improved status of living.

Mission: To fight discrimination, marginalisation, poverty through mobilisation and sensitisation as well as accessing economic training programmes and avail funding for development programmes at both local and regional levels.

 

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