The Uganda National Action on Physical Disability (UNAPD) is an indigenous, non-partisan, non-political, non-religious, gender-inclusive and democratic organisation in Uganda (East Africa) that brings together Persons with Physical Disabilities (PWPD). It is a membership organisation started in 1998 by and for PWPD to create a common voice in airing views, challenges, and advocacy for the rights of PWPD.
Pretty Nyamwezi is my name and I am twelve years old and living with my mother, now in primary one at special needs education Centre, Kitanga (Kabale District).
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When the Disability sports project was introduced in Lumino, it came with a number of experiences.
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As a woman born and raised in Denmark who's never been outside Europe, my knowledge about life in African countries has been very limited. Prior to my three weeks in Uganda, I thought I knew a lot about Africa. In reality, I only knew three things for sure
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Thanks to @mtnug for championing the Access to information by introducing services such as The Work from Home data bundles, zero-rating information from the healthy ministry website and free text messaging services.
Help Yourself by Curtis Sittenfeld review – in a league of her own https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/sep/28/help-yourself-by-curtis-sittenfeld-review-in-a-league-of-her-own?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1601283298
"Like this nation, the new season is a beautiful and ugly, inspiring and infuriating, a tragic and sometimes darkly hilarious mess. As frustrating as it often was to watch, I couldn’t look away," writes @judyberman https://ti.me/3j8dlUs
#MSMEs have shared a number of stories that inform their persistence in the market, amidst their challenges. They are stories of hope, vision and resilience dynamism, which can be supported with a good trade and fiscal policy environment and practice. https://twitter.com/SEATINIUGANDA/status/1310501441015078912
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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2018 – 2019 supported by Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) According to the Local Government Act (as amended in 2010), PWDs and other marginalized groups in Uganda have to be represented at all levels of local government beginning from the L.C 1 committees, up to the district councils to have a clear platform of […]
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January 2016 – December 2016 The issue of climate change is increasingly important in Uganda and UNAPD recognizes that PWDs are especially vulnerable to the impact of climate change and plans to ensure that this project addresses this vulnerability; the project is supported by Disability Rights Fund (DRF). Currently UNAPD has 5,449 registered female and […]
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