Arc en Ciel


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Centre Principal
Corniche Fleuve
Jisr el Wati

Arc en Ciel is a not-for-profit organisation that works with and for people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups. The main centre produces and repairs wheel chairs, prostheses and other aids along with adapting cars for the needs of individual disabled users. Arc en Ciel runs an income generating project for people with disabilities. Ceramics, religious paintings & handcrafted rugs are sold in the adjoining shop. The organisation also manages a rehabilitation programme along side a general health centre free of charge.|Arc en Ciel is involved in advocating the rights of disabled and vulnerable people. Literature is distributed in arabic, english and french in order to educate and sensitise the public, while it also aims to influence policy.|The organisation has established several youth centres with the aim of dissiminating democratic principles to aid the peace process and develop a national sentiment. The Rain Bow clubs were established in 1996 and faciliate sports, study and internet access for young people.

Disability Studies Unit (DSU)

Sri Lanka

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Faculty of Medicine
University of Kelaniya
PO Box 06

DSU's aims and objectives are to promote CBR internationally and in Sri Lanka through education, research and disemination of information. DSU has disabled staff. DSU has a resource centre which is open to the public and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone. It also facilitates the training of speech and language therapists and conducts research on disability issues.

ASSERT & Timor Loro S'ae Centre for Prosthetics & Orthotic


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Cambodia Trust
PO Box 122
Phnom Penh

Campaigning and working for equal rights for disabled people in an inclusive society. Equal rights and opportunities are promoted through rehabilitation, capacity building and advocacy. The organisation provides inexpensive and easily accessible rehab, prosthetic &orthotic services for the physically disabled. CBR methods are used to identify people that require support and help to access rehabilitation. The organisation also provides skills training and micro-credit schemes.

The Disability Monitor Initiative SEE


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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.

Children with Disability Australia (CDA)


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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.

Blind Education and Rehabilitation Development Organisation (BERDO)


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3/1, Road #11, Rupnagar, Section #5
Dhaka – 1216

The Blind Education and Rehabilitation Development Organization (BERDO) was established to ensure the people with disabilities' (PWDs) equal rights and opportunities in the community.

Its mission is to empower the people with disabilities in the community by income generation, education, training and treatment facilities alongside non-disabled people with whom to relate to in the social main stream

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


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22 Srinivasa Complex
Srinivasa Nagar
Kurnool (Dist)
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

Kisumu Disabled Self help Group (KDSHG)


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P.O.Box 3994 - 40100

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

Documenta. Analyses and action towards social justice


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Fuego 965
Col. Jardines del Pedregal
Ciudad de 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



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480 California Ave., Suite 201 Palo Alto, CA 94306-1609 USA

We’re a nonprofit that empowers communities with software for social good.

Our work transforms how people with disabilities read and learn, makes it safer for human rights defenders to pursue truth and justice, and connects people to the services they need to live and prosper. We’re constantly pursuing the next big social impact. Our mission is to empower communities with software for social good. We achieve our mission by uniting two worlds: the social sector and Silicon Valley. We serve as a bridge between the social sector and Silicon Valley by working closely with both communities to identify needs and software solutions that can drive positive social change.

WHO Collaborating Centre for Strengthening Rehabilitation Capacity in Health Systems


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Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney
PO Box 170
Lidcombe NSW 1825

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Strengthening Rehabilitation Capacity in Health Systems provides support to the WHO by generating and disseminating evidence on strengthening rehabilitation in health systems; supports the WHO in building workforce capacity in rehabilitation training in educational institutions; and supports the WHO in providing technical support and training in ICF for rehabilitation, disability and health personnel.

Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN)


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Unit 11/7 O’Connell Tce
Unit 11/7 O’Connell Tce, Bowen Hills QLD 4006, Australia

Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) is a state-wide organisation of, for, and with people with disability connecting for collective and affirmative action.

Our motto is “nothing about us without us.”

QDN operates a state-wide network of members who provide information, feedback and views from a consumer perspective to inform systemic policy feedback to Government and peak bodies.

QDN has more than 700 members across Queensland.

All of QDN’s voting members are people with disability.

QDN is a Company Limited by Guarantee, governed by a Board of Directors, who are people with disability.

QDN is funded by the Queensland State Government (Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services) to give systemic policy feedback. QDN receives funding for different projects including National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).

Members are welcome, and membership is free.