Organisations

Bangladesh Protibondhi Foundation (BPF)

Bangladesh

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12 New Circular Road
West Malibagh
Dhaka 1217

The major abjectives of the foundation are: (1) to provide total service to disabled children and adults throughout the country to make them independent and self-reliant ensuring equal opportunities and rights in all spheres of life; (2) Train personnel (at different levels) to provide services and care to the persons with disability in Bangladesh; (3) to establish a centre of excellence with qualified persons carrying out research to develop training programmes, curricula and services

APSIDES

France

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Maison des Sociétés
Square Grimma
Bron 69500

APSIDES focuses on the rehabilitation of physically disabled people in the community.

UN Enable (formerly: UN Global Programme on Disability)

USA

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United Nations Enable
Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
United Nations, S-2906
New York, NY 10017

UN Enable works to advance the rights of persons with disabilities in society and development, through key global instruments such as the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons (1982), the Standard Rules on Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (1994) and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006), as well as other relevant human rights and development instruments.

 

 

International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation, Queen's University (ICACBR)

Canada

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154 Albert Street
Kingston
Ontario
K7L 3N6

ICACBR is an organization committed to advancing the concept of community based rehabilitation (CBR) practice in partnership with persons with disabilities and their communities around the world. All activities are directed towards achieving international excellence in CBR education, policy, service delivery and research. The Centre's goal is to increase the acceptance and knowledge of CBR as an appropriate and realistic method for fulfilling human rights and improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities, their families, and their communities.

European Network On Independent Living (ENIL)

Ireland

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Ground Floor
Chase House
City Junction Business Park
Northern Cross
Malahide Road
Dublin

The European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) is a Europe-wide network of people with disabilities, with members throughout Europe. ENIL is a forum for all disabled people, Independent Living organisations and their non-disabled allies on the issues of Independent Living. ENIL represents the disability movement for human rights and social inclusion based on solidarity, peer support, de-institutionalisation, democracy, self-representation, cross disability and self-determination.

ENIL promotes equal opportunities for disabled people and fights against discrimination in Europe. ENIL addresses the under-representation of persons with extensive disabilities in European disability and social politics, as well as in mainstream society

Bangladesh Protibandhi Kallyan Somity (BPKS)

Bangladesh

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PKS Complex,
Road 17, Ward 1
Hatimbag
Dakkhinkhan
Dhaka 1230

BPKS is a non-governmental, self-help organisation of persons with disabilities (PWDs), committed to directly working with PWDs to enable them to be self-reliant and to contribute to the development of a non-discriminatory society for all.

The organisation's goal is equality and opportunity in all activities by emphasising the needs of PWDs through ensuring the attainment of their equal rights, equal access to all opportunities and full participation in national-building activities

Misereor

Germany

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PO Box 101545
52015 Aachen

Supports developmental projects in compliance with the principle of "help towards self help", regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or nationality. Also promotes the rights of the poor in the Third World through action in Germany and Europe. Its resource centre is open to the public

Comic Relief

UK

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5th Floor
89 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TP
UK

Comic Relief exists to tackle poverty and promote social justice by helping disadvantaged people in the UK and Africa to realise their aspirations and potential. They do this by raising funds and awareness, and allocating funds donated by the public to charitable projects across the UK and Africa

Motivation

UK

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Brockley Academy, Brockley Lane
Backwell
Bristol BS48 4AQ

Motivation aim to establish self sustaining wheelchair prduction and distribution services, mainly in developing countries, with the associated training in education and healthcare needed for wheelcharir users to live full and independent lives

International Nursing Services Ass, India (INSA/INDIA)

India

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5/1 Benson Cross Road Benson Town, Bangalore Karnataka 560046

The organisation trains trainers to establish need based health development and AIDS prevention projects in remote areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. The training programmes conducted offer follow-up services to each trainee in their place of work and establishes a long term relationship with the trainee. The training programme deals with all aspects of health.

NWWC Health Education Centre

India

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Vahithabhavan Arriyancode
Ottasekharamangalam PO
Pin 695125, TVPM, Kerala

PADS work towards world peace and disarmament through poverty eradication, health, development and information gathering and sharing including networking. Resource centre open to the public

Association for Health and Environmental Dvt (AHED)

Egypt

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17 Beirut Street
Apartment #501
Heliopolis, Cairo

AHED's objectives are to assist in identifying appropriate strategies and policies in areas of health, disability and environment which particularly respond to the needs of the most disadvantaged and marginalised groups; to raise awareness and advocate around these issues through campaigning, dissemination of information and training; to develop the development of grassroots comprehensive interventions and models through which these strategies can be tested, evaluated and lessons learned disseminated; to help strengthen cooperation and integration amongst diferent bodies working in the above areas; and to facilitate and assist in the empowerment of marginalised groups through the development of organisations representing their interests. Its resource centre is open to the public

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.

The Disability Monitor Initiative SEE

Serbia

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Center for Society Orientation - COD

Arsenija Čarnojevića 17/5
11070 Novi Beograd, Republika Srbija

The Disability Monitor Initiative (DMI) for South East Europe is an advocacy initiative to gather and disseminate information on relevant disability topics and push for equal opportunities and inclusive participation. The DMI is primarily based on field research consulting with people with disabilities, service providers, members of civil society, government officials and local authorities. The objectives of the DMI are to build up knowledge on the situation of people with disabilities, examine best practices in terms of social innovation happening on the grass-roots level as well as to inform about policy reforms on the national and international levels. The aim is that the DMI will serve as a tool for reporting on critical issues affecting people with disabilities in an effort to support the empowerment of relevant stakeholders with information.

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