Entries by Patrick Synole

Accessibility Improvement Project (2019 – 2020)

The National Coalition Project is for a continuation of UNAPD and coalition partner’s efforts on adoption and enforcement of the Act and Bye laws and building the social movement in Rwanda in line with article 9 of UNCRPD (Accessibility). Our National Coalition Project is to build partnerships with Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA), Makerere University, […]

Sourcing out for a consultant/resourceful person to conduct cost analysis of constructing an accessible (Inclusive design) facility

Greetings from UNAPD UNAPD is implementing a project based on Accessibility Rights Advocacy for PWDs and one of the outputs of this project is to conduct a cost analysis of constructing an accessible (Inclusive design) facility which will be used as a tool for advocating for accessible facilities for PWDs. UNAPD therefore is sourcing out […]

Budget Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities in Soroti District

Before UNAPD’s  intervention with support from Open Society initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) in the sub counties of Gweri, Katine and Tubur in Soroti district, there was no accessibility provisions e.g. ramps on the entrances of the sub county headquarters council hall, PWDs were being left out of the planning and budgeting processes, budgets were […]

BlazeSports International Sports Project 2017 – 2018

This is a small project funded by BlazeSports International and being implemented in collaboration with Uganda Paralympic Committee and Uganda National Action on Physical Disability – UNAPD Brief Description of proposed project and activities This project is about increasing participation of Youth with Physical Disabilities (YWPDs) in amputee soccer and physical activities with a goal […]

SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD PROJECT 2017 – 2019

This is a project being funded by the Big Lottery Fund for a period of 2 years with a possible renewal of 3 years upon satisfactory in the first two years. ADD International is the lead partner in this coalition with Uganda National Action for Persons with Disabilities (UNAPD) for project activities in Kawempe Division […]

Inclusive education in Uganda project 2017 – 2019

UNAPD is committed to ensure that Children with Disabilities (CWDs) access education at all levels as enshrined in UNCRPD, Article 24 which states that “State Parties shall ensure an inclusive education system at all levels and lifelong learning” and SDG #4 “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”. In […]

Accessibility Improvement and raising profile of PWDs in situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies January 2018 – December 2018

This is a National Coalition project with support from the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund (DRAF) being implemented by Uganda National Action on Physical Disability in partnership with Makerere University Department of Architecture and Physical Planning and Mukono District Action of Physical Disability. To advocate for the implementation of the Building Control Act and related by-laws […]

UNAPD Strategic Plan 2018-2022

To achieve its purpose, UNAPD has since undertaken a series of structural, policy and cultural transformations in response to the reality of her member’s existence and needs. All her programmes have been implemented through well thought and participatorily developed strategic and annual work plans. This 2018 – 2022 strategic plan is the fourth in a […]