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BRIEF ON CBR PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION – BUSIA DISTRICT

In 2005 the Government of Uganda renewed an Agreement with Norwegian Association of Disabled (NAD) to expand Community Based Rehabilitation Programme to two other new Districts…. Click Here to download

LAUNCH OF CBR IN BUSIA DITRICT

Community Based Rehabilitation(CBR) is defined as a strategy within general community development for rehabilitation, equalization of opportunities and social inclusion of all CWDs & PWD. Click Here to download

BUSIA DISTRICT CAO REPORT ON APPRAISAL ON PWDS APPLYING FOR GRANTS

During this financial year, the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Gender, Labor & Social Development will provide 500 million shillings to 16 districts of which Busia is……. Click Here to download

CBR STEERING COMMITTEE – BUSIA 2009

The chairperson welcomed members and thanked them for the commitment since the inception of steering committee meetings………………. Click Here to download

CBR FOR PWDS, JOINT POSITION PAPER – 2002

Approximately two decades have passed since the concept of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) was presented as a strategy for improving the lives of people with disabilities…….. Click Here to download

COMMUNITY CONSULTATIVE PLANNING FOR PWDs – BUSIA

Decentralized planning and service delivery calls for the equitable distribution of resources amongst all categories of the population………………….. Click Here to download

DISABILITY SITUATION IN UGANDA – BUSIA

Study established the disability situation was carried out in Busia and Kayunga… Click Here to download

HUMAN RIGHTS SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INCLUSIVE SOCIETY – BUSIA

Principles: self advocacy – participation – inclusion – sustainability………………. Click Here to download

INTRODUCTION TO MOBILITY & ORIENTATION – COMBRA

Orientation: It can be referred to as the ability to use the remaining senses to understand one’s location in the environment at a given time……………………………………….. Click Here to download

INTRODUCTION TO MOBILITY & ORIENTATION, SEPTEMBER 2007

Orientation: It can be referred to as the ability to use the remaining senses to understand ones’ location in the environment at a given time………………….. Click Here to download

MBR REPORT IN BUSIA 1998

This is a period which started in 6th April – 12th June, 1998. It is a period of project work because the main component was to concentrate on the field assessment of the most touchy…… Click Here to download

MANAGEMENT FOR GRANTS OF PWDs – BUSIA

A PWD Grants Committee chaired by Chief Administrative Officer with COO as…. Click Here to download

THE NATIONAL CBR PROGRAMME IN UGANDA

A Community is a group of people with common interest, living in Associations with one another within a particular area…………………………… Click Here to download

OVERVIEW OF CBR PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION

Busia District is one of the two Districts where the Community Based Rehabilitation programme expanded following the renewal of an agreement between the Government of Uganda….. Click Here to download

PROGRAMMES (PLANNING FOR 2007-2009) – BUSIA

The Community Based Rehabilitation program (CBR) has a national scope but NAD’s support is focused specifically on three districts :Tororo, which was the pilot area……………. Click Here to download

REPORT ON CBR IMPLEMENTATION BUSIA

Community Based Rehabilitation is defined as a strategy within General Community Development for Rehabilitation,equalization of opportunities and Social Inclusion of all children… Click Here to download

REPORT ON CBR IN BULUMBI SUB COUNTY (BUSIA)

Bulumbi Sub-county received funds for the above activity, and the monitoring took place on the 18th and 19th of July 2008. It was carried out in parishes of Busibembe, Bubango………. Click Here to download

REPORT ON THE MONITORING OF CBR ACTIVITIES IN DABANI SUB-COUNTY(BUSIA)

Following the release of 4th quarter 2007/2008 facilitation, the above exercise was carried out on the 24th and 25th July 2008 in the parishes of Dabani and Buyengo………………. Click Here to download

REPORT ON COMMUNITY PRACTICE IN DABANI (BUSIA)

We here by submit to you this report on follow up community practice in Dabani Sub County which commenced on 10th October 2011…………………….. Click Here to download

REPORT ON THE LAUNCH OF CBR PROGRAMME IN BUSIA DISTRICT, UGANDA

The launch of CBR programme took place on Tuesday 20th December 2005 at Madibira primary school play grounds in Busia Town Council…………………………… Click Here to download

RESPONSES BY BUSIA CBR OFFICE, JANUARY 2007

The development of the programme during the last year as compared to its……. Click Here to download

TERMS OF REFERENCE ON SPECIAL GRANT FOR PWDs

During this financial year, the Government of Uganda through the ministry of Gender, Labour and social Development will provide 500 million shillings to 16……………………… Click Here to download

TERMS OF REFERENCE ON HOW PWDs HAVE BENEFITED FROM GOVERNMENT PROGRAMMES,BUSIA 2009

On the 25th/February /2009, Hon Sulaiman Madada, the minister of state for Disability and Elderly and other officials from the ministry of gender, labor and social development visited Busia.. Click Here to download

TORORO COMPREHENSIVE CBR SERVICES 2006

TCCBRS is a CBR service provider based and operating in Tororo district. TCCBRS is a component of Tororo Ophthalmic/Optic Centre (TOOC) now elevated to Benedictine Eye Hosp.. Click Here to download

UNAPD ANNUAL REPORT 1999

The Uganda National Action on Physical Disability is newly established as a Uni-disability Action organization of people with physical disabilities……………… Click Here to download

UTILIZATION OF THE SPECIAL GRANTS FOR PWDs, BUSIA MAY 2010

Access to employment and basic social services still remain a big challenge for most PWDs. Most PWDs have low education, limited skills that disadvantages them in terms of access… Click Here to download

CAO REPORT ON HOME BASED INTERVENTIONS UNDER CBR PROG. QUARTER 1 2009

This report gives an overview of activities carried out in families of PWDs during first quarter F/Y 2009/2010. This was under home based interventions Busia District……………… Click Here to download

CAO REPORT ON HOME BASED INTERVENTIONS UNDER CBR PROG. QUARTER 1 2013

This report was compiled by Wafula Ernest, the DCDO of Busia………………… Click Here to download

CDO REPORT ON GENDER MAINSTREAMING, MASABA COUNTY – BUSIA

Due to the gaps which exist and especially caused by poor and at times wrong interpretation of the word Gender, there has been a great desire to fill the gap by clearing defining……… Click Here to download

BUSIA DISTRICT HOME BASED INTERVENTION REPORT OF 2011

A ten day activity on home based services for 20 persons with disabilities…….. Click Here to download

REPORT ON COMMUNITY PRACTICE IN LUMINO, BUSIA 2012

This report was compiled by Kyambogo University students: Sabya Robert…… Click Here to download

CARD-HOW INFORMATION IS SHARED AMONG CBR SERVICE PROVIDERS IN UGANDA

CBR Service Providers in the course of their work acquire a wealth of knowledge and experience which, if shared is likely to benefit policy and practice……………………. Click Here to download

UCBHCA – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING PROCEEDINGS, 1992

The 7th Annual General meeting of UCBHCA was held at Pope Paul VI Memorial community centre in Kampala from November 5th to 6th 1992……………… Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF HEALTH ANNUAL REPORT 1997

In 1997 the major high light of the department with support from the Government and Norwegian Association of the Disabled was the training of new Community Development… Click Here to download

BACK GROUND INFORMATION ON THE DECADE FOR PWDs IN AFRICA

The inspiration to lobby for this decade arouse out of the experiences/ lessons… Click Here to download

BWAISE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION PROJECT, COMBRA 1999

The ninth reporting period October – December1999 marked the beginning of the final year of the three-year Bwaise CBR extension project…………………………………… Click Here to download

BWAISE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION Q.2 REPORT, COMBRA 1999

The seventh reporting period started in May, contrary to the previous reports that represented quarters. COMBRA received conflicting information about the reporting periods…………… Click Here to download

BWAISE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION Q.1 REPORT, COMBRA 1998

This quarter, which started with the New Year, kicked off with work plans in place and members ready to start implementing project activities in Bwaise CBR…………………….. Click Here to download

BWAISE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION Q.1 REPORT, COMBRA 2001

This is the last ADF quarterly report for the Bwaise CBR Project following a six months extension of the project October 2000 – March 2001……………………………… Click Here to download

BWAISE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION CLOSE OUT NOTIFICATION,COMBRA 2000

The community based Rehabilitation Alliance, (COMBRA), is an indigenous nongovernmental Organization committed to facilitating empowerment and advocacy for, and with persons with… Click Here to download

BWAISE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION PROJECT Q.3 REPORT 2000

During this reporting period. there has been a general excitement as Ugandans prepared for referendum to decide on which system of governance to…………………………………. Click Here to download

BWAISE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION Q.1 REPORT, COMBRA 1999

The Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance (COMBRA) started 1999 with a lot of hopes and vigor which comes with a new-year………………………………… Click Here to download

EVALUATION OF CBR PROGRAMME IN DEBUB REGION, 1998

Before it became a host country for the CBR programme in 1994, Eritrea became librated in 1991 after 30years of war. The destruction because of the war is not least manifested in… Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT 2000

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance is an indigenous NGO .. Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT 2001

COMBRA, the community based rehabilitation alliance is an indigenous that… Click Here to download

COMBRA 2002 ANNUAL REPORT

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance, is an indigenous Organization started in 1990 by a group of Ugandans who were convinced that every human being has a right to…. Click Here to download

COMBRA 2004 ANNUAL REPORT

As COMBRA struggles towards a center of excellence for community based rehabilitation services, I have the honor to present to you the 2004 Annual Report……………………… Click Here to download

COMBRA 2006 ANNUAL REPORT

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance, is an indigenous Organization started in 1990 by a group of Ugandans who were convinced that every human being has a right to…. Click Here to download

COMBRA 2007 ANNUAL REPORT

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance, is an indigenous Organization started in 1990 by a group of Ugandans who were convinced that every human being has a right to…. Click Here to download

COMBRA 2008 ANNUAL REPORT

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance, is an indigenous Organization started in 1990 by a group of Ugandans who were convinced that every human being has a right to .. Click Here to download

INTERIM REPORT ON AFRICA REGIONAL CBR CONFERENCE, UNISE-2001

The Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE) was privileged to host The Africa Regional Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Conference. The first of Its kind in the.. Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF HEALTH ANNUAL REPORT 1997

The disability and rehabilitation section presents its Annual Report of 1997…. Click Here to download

NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORT OF PWDs IN MUKONO DISTRICT, COMBRA 1999

Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance (COMBRA) IS at indigenous Non Government Organization that was founded in 1990…………………………………….. Click Here to download

OXFAM GB IN UGANDA REPORT ON REVIEW OF DISABILITY PROGRAMME, 2000

The task of the disability review team as defined in the original Terms of Reference was “to review 12 long years of Oxfam ‘s work in the disability field in Uganda and to draw important… Click Here to download

COMBRA REPORT TO MINISTRY OF GENDER & NORWERGIAN ASSOCIATION OF DISABLED,2001

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance, is an indigenous Organization started in 1990 by a group of Ugandans who were convinced that every human being has a right… Click Here to download

REPORT TOWARDS AWARENESS & ACTION, IDF/UN STANDARD RULES INITIATIVE-UGANDA 97

The purpose of the half day meeting was to map out strategies for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for….. Click Here to download

REPORT TOWARDS AWARENESS & ACTION, IDF/UN STANDARD RULES INITIATIVE-UGANDA

The purpose of the half day meeting was to map out strategies for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for … Click Here to download

TORORO CBR PROGRAMME, 2003

In 1999, an evaluation to assess the impact of national CBR programme was carried out by NORDIC consultant group……………………………………………….. Click Here to download

ADD UGANDA DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME ANNUAL REPORT 2001

This is an annual report for the year 2001, covering the 11 districts we worked… Click Here to download

ANTHOLOGY OF DISABILITY, 1994

In April 1994 SCF held an eight day global seminar entitled ‘Children, Disability and Development’ which brought together over 30 SCF staff and partners who were involved in disability… Click Here to download

ANTHOLOGY OF DISABILITY, 1994

In April 1994 SCF held an eight day global seminar entitled ‘Children, Disability and Development’ which brought together over 30 SCF staff and partners who were involved in disability… Click Here to download

BACKGROUND INFORMATION OF THE DECADE FOR PWDs IN AFRICA

The inspiration to lobby for this decade arouse out of the experiences/ Lessons. Click Here to download

INTERIM REPORT ON THE AFRICA REGIONAL CBR CONFERENCE, 2001

The Uganda National Institute of Special Education (UNISE) was privileged to… Click Here to download

REPORT ON CBR STATUS (11 CONFERENCES)

Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania, Swaziland, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe Click Here to download

HELP AGE INTERNATIONAL, WORKING WITH ELDERLY PEOPLE No. 2

What do we mean by community care services? Any service that enables an.. Click Here to download

MAKE IT WORK IN THE COMMUNITY, ANNEMARIE NEETSON-COMBRA(Part 1)

Why write a manual on appropriate appliances(AA”s) when there are so many books already available like “Disabled Village Children” “Simple Aids of living Daily Living”, to name but a few.. Click Here to download

MAKE IT WORK IN THE COMMUNITY, ANNEMARIE NEETSON-COMBRA(Part 2)

Why write a manual on appropriate appliances(AA”s) when there are so many books already available like “Disabled Village Children” “Simple Aids of living Daily Living”, to name but a few. Click Here to download

17TH TRAINING REPORT COMBRA TRAINING CENTRE REPORT, 2003

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance is an indigenous Non-Government Organization committed to facilitate sustainable development of persons with disabilities at. Click Here to download

COMBRA REPORT OF A BEASELINE SURVEY IN BWAISE II & III

Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance (COMBRA) is an indigenous nongovernment nonprofit making, Non-denominational organization that was established……………. Click Here to download

REPORT ON THE WORKSHOP ON INTRODUCTION TO CBR FOR SALAVATION ARMY OFFICERS, 2000

COMBRA. the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance was requested by the territory headquarters to train Salvation Army Officers and Volunteers in community based rehabilitation….. Click Here to download

BILANCE, INTERNAL PROGRAMMES EVALUATION ON GENDER, 1998

Bilance, one of four Dutch co-financing agencies (CFAs).,strives for a world in balance without social, cultural and religious polarization………………………………………………………….. Click Here to download

REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF REGIONAL CBR WORKSHOP, AMREF-MOMBASA, KENYA ‘96

CBR is a concept which was introduced in 1978 by WHO as an innovative approach for delivering services to disabled people………………………………………………………………. Click Here to download

REPORT ON THE PROCEEDINGS OF TORORO LOGICAL FRAMEWORK AS A CBR MODEL DISTRICT, ‘01

Tororo District has been identified as a Model District for CBR. The background to this workshop is that members of the National CBR Steering Committee after thorough discussions. Click Here to download

SUPPORT TO NUDIPU, FINAL EVALUATION, JUNE 1998

This report is the final evaluation of the NUDIPU/ECNSO project which has been providing support to the disability movement in Uganda from 1993 to June 1998. The major funders of the project, the European Union…………………………………………………………… Click Here to download

SURVEY ON DISABILITY IN CENTRAL REGION, GHANA

Disabled people with mental and physical incapacities have to face many challenges, the greatest being society’s misperceptions about their circumstances. With over three hundre….. Click Here to download

HOW INFORMATION IS SHARED AMONG CBR SERVICE PROVIDERS IN UGANDA

CBR Service Providers in the course of their work acquire a wealth of knowledge and experience which, if shared is likely to benefit policy and practice. However, there are international…. Click Here to download

UGANDA NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR THE AFRICAN DECADE OF PWDs, 2005

The United Nations decade for disabled persons(1983-1992) was a period in which member states were expected to implement the World Programme Plan of Action concerning PWDs.. Click Here to download

NUDIPU, ASSESSMENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE OF PWDs IN UGANDA, SEPTEMBER 2009

Affirmative action effort aim at helping disadvantaged and marginalized sections in a population because of social or physical barriers, achieve developmental levels like other marginalized. Click Here to download

INCLUDING DISABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT, DFID

Disability is both a cause and consequence of poverty. According to the World Bank, one person in ten is living with a disability. More than three out of four of these live in a developing…. Click Here to download

UGANDA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (UHRC) REPORT ON PWDs, 2009

Uganda has an elaborate legal & policy frame work on the rights of PWDs, which has contributed to an improvement in the enjoyment of their rights trampled upon…………………………… Click Here to download

UHRC REPORT ON DISABILITY IN UGANDA, 2009

The UHRC is a body established under the Article 51 of the constitution of the.. Click Here to download

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES,BY YASH TENDON

We live at a time when issues of major concern to large numbers of people on the earth’s surface get on the global agenda for action. The electronic media have facilitated this process of. Click Here to download

ENGLISH TEACHING FORUM, VOLUME 50-2012

Content based instruction (CBI) is well respected not only for its commitment to language learning but also for its dedication to content learning………………………………………………………….. Click Here to download

EMPOWERED TO DIFFER

Twenty five years Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) have enriched the field of rehabilitation with numerous rehabilitation programmes for people with disabilities in rural and… Click Here to download

CHILDHOOD DISABILITY SURVEY-KIBWEZI,KENYA 1990

A community based rehabilitation (CBR) programme for disabled children has been operated by Action-Aid, Kenya, in Kibwezi Division since 1982. The Disabled Assistance Scheme…… Click Here to download

REPORT ON ICEVI CONFERENCE, SEPT 1996

The ICEVI Africa Conference on Braille for Africa took place on 2-4 Sept 1996… Click Here to download

UBOS-CBR MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM, 2005

A community based rehabilitation (CBR) programme for disabled children has been operated by Action-Aid, Kenya, in Kibwezi Division since 1982. The Disabled Assistance Scheme (DAS).. Click Here to download

SUSTAINABILITY OF CBR

Definition of disability? Does CBR concentrate on the definition of disability or impairment? If disability then it focuses on removing environmental barriers and not on types of disability….. Click Here to download

CROSS DISABILITY CBR, THE TORORO EXPERIENCE 2007

Government through the Ministry of Gender Labor and Social Development is mandated to promote social protection, gender equality, human rights, culture, decent work condition and….. Click Here to download

IMPLEMENTATION OF REHABILITATION PROGRAMMES FOR PWDS, MINISTRY OF GENDER 2008

The Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD), the lead agency for the Social Development Sector, has the mandate to empower communities to harness their potentials.. Click Here to download

ANNUAL REPORT ON THE CBR PROGRAMME 2002/3

The current overall Government Economic strategy focuses on various factors that determines the ability of the poor to improve themselves. 98% of PWDs live in rural areas and are……. Click Here to download

BRIEF OF THE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION PROGRAMME

The Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) programme for the disabled was initiated in 1992 with the aim of enhancing participation and productivity among persons with disabilitie…… Click Here to download

CBR IMPLEMENTERS SEMINAR NOVEMBER 2006

The seminar was organized by Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development with funding from NAD, whose representative attended……………………………………….. Click Here to download

GUIDELINES ON DISABILITY, MINISTRY OF GENDER (DRAFT)

In Uganda, disability is defined as permanent and substantial functional limitation of daily activities caused by physical, mental or sensory impairment and environmental barriers……… Click Here to download

IMPLEMENTATION OF VICTIM ASSISTANCEPLAN IN NORTHERN UGANDA

The Social Development Sector (SDS) promotes social protection, gender equality, equity, human rights, culture, decent work conditions and empowerment of different groups such ….. Click Here to download

IS IT OURS? EVALUATION OF TORORO CBR PROGRAMME 2004

The World Health Organization estimates that ten percent of the population in any country is persons with disabilities and that around 2 percent of these would need some form of……. Click Here to download

IS IT OURS? EVALUATION OF TORORO CBR PROGRAMME 2004

It’s estimated that 10% of any population are people with disabilities (PWDs), 4-5 % of PWDs will need some form of rehabilitation services all their lives…………………………. Click Here to download

DISABILITY DIALOGUE(INTERNATIONAL NEWS LETTER 2002

The issue of disability dialogue focuses on increasing the awareness of, and improving approaches to people with communication disabilities……………………………………….. Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF HEALTH EVALUATION REPORT OF DISTRICT LEADERS ON DISABILITY 1998/99

The workshops were initiated in 1998/99 by the Disability Section -Ministry of Health. The section called upon partners in rehabilitation, namely the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social…… Click Here to download

GULU PROJECT EVALUATION (NOVEMBER 2007)

In 2001 Pact and USAID signed a Cooperative Agreement, later modified, that resulted in a 12 million dollar,

8-year funding and technical assistance project for disability organizations……. Click Here to download

OURS’ 1998 ANNUAL REPORT

I can say that 1998 has been a hectic one and writing this Annual Report seems a daunting task to me since there is so much to report. It has been an exciting, if not tiring year! This 3rd…. Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT 2001

COMBRA, the community based rehabilitation alliance is an indigenous non-governmental organization that was started in December 1990. COMBRA started with hardly any resources… Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT 1997

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance, is a Non Governmental Organization established in 1990. COMBRA’s mission is “to facilitate the empowerment and advocacy for…. Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT 2003

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance is an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization that was started in December 1990 by a group of Ugandans whose vision …… Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT 1999

COMBRA, the community based rehabilitation alliance is an indigenous non-governmental organization that was started in December 1990. COMBRA started with hardly any resources but. Click Here to download

FIELD REPORT ON DISABILITY PREVENTION & REHABILITATION, MINISTRY OF HEALTH

This is a fieldwork replacement report that commenced from June to September. The placement was carried out at the Ministry Of Health in the Disability Prevention And Rehabilitation……. Click Here to download

PROJECT EVALUATION DISABILITY & MEDICAL REHABILITATION, MINISTRY OF HEALTH 1998

A two week evaluation of the 2-year Disability and Medical Rehabilitation Project was carried out 13-31 December, 1998 by a team comprising of Dr. M.Kisubi and Dr. P.Tumusiim….. Click Here to download

SCOPE & NATURE OF DISABILITY IN UGANDA, MoH 1997

The report brings together a number of surveys, research and other records containing data on the prevalence & nature of disabling conditions in Uganda………………………… Click Here to download

TORORO COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION SERVICES REPORT 1997

The baseline survey for persons with various impairments was carried out in 7 Catholic Church parishes of Agururu,Osia, Sacred Heart. Malaba, Nyangole………………………………. Click Here to download

NUDIPU BASELINE SURVEY OF RADIO BASED INFO EDUCATION, 2001

This report, referred to as “Baseline Survey Report of A Radio-based Information, Education and Communications Capacity Campaign for NUDIPU. has been prepared by …… Click Here to download

DISABILITY AWARENESS IN ACTION RESOURCE NO. 2

“Equalization of opportunities means the process through which the general system of society, such as the physical and cultural environment, housing and transportation, social & health… Click Here to download

DISABILITY AWARENESS IN ACTION RESOURCE NO. 3

The disability movement believes that there are economic and social barriers which prevent people with impairments from participating fully in society and that these barriers are …… Click Here to download

NUDIPU ASSESSMENT OF PWDs ACCESSIBILITY TO PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT IN UGANDA

The need for this study was deduced from the long-term stigma and knowledge gap that still exist in communities as far as disability, PWDs and their issues are concerned…….. Click Here to download

CONFERENCE REPORT-“DISABILITY RIGHTS,GLOBAL CONCERN” 2001

International Service co-sponsored a Conference on “Disability Rights – A Global Concern” which was held in London on 21 June this year. When we decided to organize this conference…. Click Here to download

NUDIPU REPORT ON NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR YOUTHS WITH DISABILITIES,2003

‘NUDIPU earmarked the YWDs as one of the categories within the disability movement in Uganda that has continued to hang on the peripheral of its focus. Through various……………. Click Here to download

REPORT ON FORMATION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES(NCPWD) ‘98

Participants were registered in the evening on arrival and the following morning, the meeting was started with a short prayer. It was resolved that a secretariat to write the report be…… Click Here to download

REPORT TOWARDS AWARENESS & ACTION, IDF/UN STANDARD RULES. 1997

The purpose of the half day meeting was to map’ out strategies for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities………. Click Here to download

CBR AFRICA NETWORK BROCHURE

Achievements, upcoming events, activities, vision, mission, objectives……….. Click Here to download

DRAFT HAND BOOK ON RESULT BASED PLANNING& REPORTING FOR CBR PROGRAMME, 2005

Examining the last 20 years of international development projects in retrospect, one of the main conclusions of the numerous evaluations and reports made has been that results and…. Click Here to download

CHILDREN KNOW YOUR RIGHTS, DFID BY AMBROSE MULANGIRA

Are you below 18 years old? Are you a child with a disability……………. Click Here to download

NAD RESULT BASED PLANNING & REPORTING HANDBOOK

This handbook has been prepared for project and program staff of NAD…….. Click Here to download

MIDTERM REVIEW OF OD YOUTH PROJECT (TORORO 2005)

Access to higher education and vocational training by youth with disabilities(YWDs) continues to be of concern to those committed to uplifting the status of people with………….. Click Here to download

NUDIPU FACT SHEET

“We can manage“ Persons with disabilities’ Savings and credit groups project , NUDIPU overview, Target group, Project goal, project principles, justification for WCM project………….. Click Here to download

UN CONVENTION ON PWDs

Recalling the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the ‘United Nations which recognize the inherent dignity and worth and the equal and inalienable rights of all members……………. Click Here to download

THE CBR CURRICULUM FOR TRAINING EXTENSION WORKERS IN UGANDA

According to World Health Organization 5.8% of the world’s population need rehabilitation services despite the fact that 10% are in one way or another disabled in Uganda……………. Click Here to download

CBR INTRODUCTORY BOOKLET(WHO 2010)

It has been estimated that at least 10% of the world’s population lives…….. Click Here to download

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR DISABILITY, OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL – BROCHURE

The brochure includes operational linkages, broad areas of collaboration,…. Click Here to download

UGANDA SOCIETY FOR DISABLED CHILDREN, REPORT ON STATE OF ABUSE, PROTECTION . .

Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC) for Disabled Children on behalf of the Network on Disabled Children received support from Terre Des Homes (TDH) to implement a…… Click Here to download

USDC DIRECTORY OF NATIONAL & DISTRICT ORGANIZATIONS OF & FOR PWDs

The Directory of services for persons with disabilities in Uganda is designed to guide society on what services are available for physical, social, educational, rehabilitation and.. .. Click Here to download

USDC MID TERM REVIEW OF ORPHANS & VULNERABLE CHILDREN PROJECT, 2011

USDC is a registered charity or Non-Governmental Organization established in 1985 to help children with disabilities achieve their full potential & lead fulfilling lives……………….. Click Here to download

USDC SUMMARY OF NATIONAL BASELINE SURVEY 2005/6

Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC) is an NGO that has worked in Uganda for 20 years to improve the quality of lives of disabled children. The organization’s main strategy is… Click Here to download

BASELINE SURVEY-HOIMA

This base line survey was commissioned by Uganda Society for Disabled Children so as to determine the incidence of disability in Hoima district, examine the problems facing……….. Click Here to download

ACTION DISABILITY & DEVELOPMENT(ADD) EVALUATION FROM 2001

Action on Disability and Development (ADD) is an international development agency based in the UK and working to facilitate the self-help activities of disabled peoples’ organ………. Click Here to download

USDC REPORT OF DISABILITY BASELINE SURVEY IN UGANDA 2005-2006

Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC) is a local CSO in Uganda involved in the medical and social rehabilitation of children with disabilities in Uganda. The Society’s mission.. Click Here to download

BASELINE STUDY OF BUSIA DISTRICT, FEBRUARY 2006

Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) was introduced in Uganda in 1989 and adopted as a Government strategy 1990. CBR was started in 5 districts by Government with support…. Click Here to download

CONTINENTAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR AFRICAN DECADE OF PWDs (1999-2009)

The United Nation decade of disabled Persons(1983-1992) was a period in which United Nation member states were expected to implement the World Programme of Action………….. Click Here to download

CAN CONSULTANCY REPORT, 2003

A conference for the Africa Region on CBR was held in Uganda in 2001. The theme for the conference was’ CBR a participatory strategy in Africa.’ At the conference, training was……… Click Here to download

GUIDELINES FOR COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION SERVICES

The last decade has been described as a period in which new social policies, awareness and adjustment programmes were needed to prevent disability and equalize opportunities…. Click Here to download

WORLD VISION UGANDA (WVU), NATIONAL OFFICE STRATEGY(2010-2012)

WVU operates on a three-year strategy cycle and the one preceding this….. Click Here to download

Articles,Papers on Empowerment : Disabled people’s organisations

UNAPD, REPORT ON UGANDA BRAIN INJURY PROJECT, 2007

The Uganda Brain Injury Project (UBIP) started being implemented on 2nd January 2006 under the auspices of the Board of Directors of Uganda National Action on Physical Disability…….. Click Here to download

UGANDA REACH THE AGED ASSOCIATION, REPORT ON BASELINE SURVEY IN BUSHENYI . . .

This baseline survey on the situation of the aged was initiated by The Uganda Reach the Aged Association (URAA), a National Organization which was established with the objective….. Click Here to download

USDC SUMMARY OF NATIONAL BASELINE SURVEY 2005/6

Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC) is an NGO that has worked in Uganda for 20 years to improve the quality of lives of disabled children. The organization’s main strategy is enable…… Click Here to download

DISABLED PEOPLES ORGANIZATION-DENMARK (DPOD) REPORT

Disabled People Organization – Denmark (DPOD) has undertaken a cross-national society in 5 countries: Denmark, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi and South Africa…………………… Click Here to download

ACTION FOR DEVELOPMENT FOR WOMEN & CHILDREN WITH DISABILITY (ADWCD), HOPE RESTORED 2003.
ADWCD is already working with women with disabilities in Wakiso district Kira sub-county and Kireka Rehabilitation centre an institute that caters for the education and rehabilitation. Click Here to download

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR DISABILITY

The National Council for Disability (NCD) Act 2003 provides for the establishment of District Councils for Disability (DCDs) in all Districts, their composition, functions & admin……. Click Here to download

NUDIPU, 7TH GEN. ASSEMBLY PROCEEDINGS, DEC 2003

This report covers proceedings of the 7th General Assembly of NUDIPU held between 12th -15th December; 2003 at Elly’s Motel Seeta-Mukono…………………………….. Click Here to download

KATALEMWA CHESHIRE HOME, GUIDELINES FOR MAINSTREAMING DISABILITY

The guidelines for mainstreaming disability issues and concerns have been developed to support policy makers and development actors to consciously formulate policies…………….. Click Here to download

NATIONAL PLAN OF ACTION FOR THE AFRICAN DECADE OF PWDS, BUSIA

Full participation, equality & empowerment of persons with disabilities in Africa… Click Here to download

CORSU – INTRODUCTION TO DISABILITY

There is hope, a flip chart for Community Based Rehabilitation workers: …….. Click Here to download

UGANDA SOCIETY FOR DISABLED CHILDREN, REPORT ON STATE OF ABUSE, PROTECTION . . .

Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC) for Disabled Children on behalf of the Network on Disabled Children received support from Terre Des Homes (TDH) to implement a project for protecting… Click Here to download

NATIONAL UNON OF WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES OF UGANDA, 1ST GEN. ASSEMBLY 2000

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) held its first General Assembly from 14th to 18th September 2000 at Ellys Motel, Seeta – Mukono district……………. Click Here to download

UGANDA SOCIETY FOR DISABLED CHILDREN(USDC) THE FIRST TEN YEARS(1985-1995)

This is the introductory activity undertaken when USDC moves into a new sub-county. It then continues throughout the programme period………………………………………………………… Click Here to download

Articles,Papers on Empowerment : Political Participation

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION, 1999

This summary contains the main highlights of the evaluation. The details are contained in the main body of the report, which includes the evaluation findings and recommendations…. Click Here to download

CBR AS SERVICE STRATEGY, BUSIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The topic will help participants understand the dynamic nature of CRR, focusing on creating positive attitudes towards PWDs…………………….. Click Here to download

NATIONAL LAWS OF UGANDA ON PWDs

The National Laws of Uganda concerning PWDs are mainly made to……………. Click Here to download

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR DISABILITY

The National Council for Disability (NCD) is a public institution established by Act of Parliament in 2003 and inaugurated in August 2004 as a National Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism.. Click Here to download

OVERVIEW OF NATIONAL POLICY ON DISABILITY – BUSIA

The policy provides for equal opportunities for enhanced empowered participation, protection and promotion and promotion of rights of persons with disabilities………………… Click Here to download

THE CONSTITUTION OF BUSIA WELFARE ASSOCIATION, 2011

We the residents of Busia recalling our history from the times we have lived in this district have had difficulties, deaths of dear ones, sickness, coupled with little or no support from… Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF GENDER EVALUATION REPORT OF PWDS IN BUSIA DISTRICT, 2008

Disability is impossible to describe in one or two sentences, partly because it covers a huge .’range of things and also touches a large number of people. Generally, a disability is th…….. Click Here to download

GUIDELINES ON DISABILITY, MINISTRY OF GENDER

In Uganda, disability is defined as permanent and substantial functional limitation of daily activities caused by physical, mental or sensory impairment and environmental barriers……….. Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF GENDER REPORT ON VISIT TO TORORO MODEL DISTRICT 2002

The workshop was organized by the Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development for the civic and political leaders in Rakai district. The workshop was intended to sensitize…… Click Here to download

MESSAGE BY H.E YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI ON PWDS 3RD DEC 2007

Hon Ministers present, Members of parliament, Resident districts Commissioners, Local Council V Chairpersons, Religious Leaders, Representatives of Organizations of PWDs… Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF GENDER, NATIONAL COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION STRATEGIC PLAN 2002-2007

The overriding goal of government is to eradicate poverty under the overall framework of the Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) and sets out principles for formulation………… Click Here to download

NATIONAL POLICY FOR OLDER PERSONS IN UGANDA, 2006

Continental efforts to address the challenges resulting from an ageing population in Africa started at the 1999 Session of the OAU Labor and Social Affairs Commission that was…….. Click Here to download

NATIONAL POLICY ON DISABILITY IN UGANDA, MINISTRY OF GENDER 2006

World Health Organization estimates that approx. 10% of any population…. Click Here to download

THE ACT SUPPLEMENT

The Act of persons With Disabilities 2006……………………………… Click Here to download

UGANDA FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND ACT

An act to establish a trust to promote the welfare, education, training……….. Click Here to download

REPORT ON THE DEPARTMENT OF DISABILITY & ELDERLY, MINISTRY OF GENDER 2006

INTRODUCTION: The Department of Disability & Elderly falls under the Directorate of Gender and Community Development. The Department is divided into three divisions………. Click Here to download

NATIONAL POLICY FOR OLDER PERSONS IN UGANDA, 2005 DRAFT

World Health Organization estimates that approximately 10% of any population is disabled!. It also estimates that of the 10% only 5.8% of persons with disabilities need to be provided with. Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF GENDER, SENSITIZATION OF LC 3 COUNCILLORS REPRESENTING PWDS

The sensitization workshops were organized by Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development for LC III councilors representing PWDs, CDAs and members of DPOs…………………. Click Here to download

NUDIPU LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUDGETING PROCESS FOR PWDs, 2004

Latest UN estimates indicate that 600 million people worldwide are PWDs, In Uganda , 10.4% of our population are PWDs. Family members of PWDs can be hardest hit because… Click Here to download

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (IRI)) 2006

The PWDs Act 2006 is a law that provides legal protection for PWDs………… Click Here to download

CBR BROCHURE BY MINISTRY OF GENDER

Introduction, activities, coverage, stakeholders, vision, mission, strategies….. Click Here to download

THE NATIONAL CBR PROPOSAL

The workshop at Ridah Hotel was held to: Review the National CBR proposal in agreeable proposals, which can be funded……………………………………………………….. Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF GENDER, ASSESSMENT OF DISABILITY STATUS IN 9 DISTRICTS

Expansion of Community Based Rehabilitation activities has been discussed at.. Click Here to download

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES PARLIAMENTARY ASSOCIATION, 1999

This summary contains the main highlights of the evaluation. The details are contained in the main body of the report, which includes the evaluation findings and recommendations…… Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF HEALTH PROPOSAL FOR MEDICAL REHABILITATION FOR PWDs 1998

Refers to a process aimed at enabling persons with disabilities to reach and maintain their optimal physical, sensory, intellectual, psychiatric and/or social functional levels, thus providing… Click Here to download

Articles,Papers on Empowerment : Self-help Groups

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES-2008

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability…………………………………………………. Click Here to download

REGISTERED COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS IN BUSIA

United Saved Church of God, Happy Child -hood Foundation, Busia District Ass.. Click Here to download

HELP AGE INTERNATIONAL AFRICA REGIONAL WORKSHOP, SOUTH AFRICA 1998

The aim of this session was to introduce concepts and generate discussion on organizational structures. The focus question for the session was “What are the key roles of Board…… Click Here to download

DIRECTORY OF OPPORTUNITIES & SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN UGANDA, 2004

The UN standard rule XXII states that “states should encourage and support the exchange of knowledge & experience among Non-Governmental Organizations concerned with disability. Click Here to download

BRAILLE PRODUCTION IN UGANDA, BY EDWARD KASOLO KIMULI

In Uganda schools and other institutions of higher learning, the number of visually impaired has not been accurately determined………………………………………………………………. Click Here to download

DISABLED PEOPLE’S INTERNATIONAL, WHAT WE ARE & WHAT WE DO

Disabled Peoples’ International is people helping themselves. Its philosophy is that people with disabilities should achieve full participation and equality with their fellow citizens in every…. Click Here to download

DISABLED PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY BY STEVEN GRAHAM-UNISE

The study of disability in third world countries have tended to concentrate on its cause and ‘cures’ for it from a medical point of view. However this work starts with an entirely different model…. Click Here to download

UPACLED SELF HELPKIT

Hi, my name is Jane Karugaba. I will be the story teller for this kit and I will tell you more about my family & myself in a little while. First I will tell you about what you have in your………… Click Here to download

MOTIVATION-INCLUSION AUDIT TOOL

This tool has been developed to help Motivation and GDPU assess the level of inclusion of people with disabilities (PWDs) in mainstream development organizations’ ………….. Click Here to download

PLANNING & DESIGN FOR ALL (1997)

This report attempts to develop and illustrate the concept of universal design. Click Here to download

Articles,Papers on Empowerment : Social Mobilisation

ONE DAY WORKSHOP REPORT FOR SENSITIZATION 2012

Following the workshop made in Community Department, the DCDO of Busia District invited the above mentioned people who attend the workshop on 4th April 2012…………. Click Here to download

WORKSHOP REPORT ON GULU & AMURU DISTRICTS 2009

The following is a report of a two day training workshop conducted for leaders of persons with disabilities in Gulu & Amuru Districts. The training was conducted by COMBRA……………… Click Here to download

CBR AWARENESS WORKSHOP 2005

Community Based Rehabilitation is a strategy based on community development for the rehabilitation, equalization of opportunities and social integration of all people with disabilities … Click Here to download

USDC DIRECTORY OF NATIONAL & DISTRICT ORGANIZATIONS OF & FOR PWDs

The Directory of services for persons with disabilities in Uganda is designed to guide society on what services are available for physical, social, educational, rehabilitation and development of persons…… Click Here to download

BUSIA DISTRICT PLANNING PROCESS GUIDELINES JANUARY 2006 – PWDs

Decentralized planning and service delivery calls for the equitable distribution of resources amongst all categories of the population………………….. Click Here to download

MONITORING & EVALUATION WORKSHOP FOR PWDs GRANT GUIDELINES – BUSIA

Monitoring is the process of observing project progress, resource utilization and anticipating deviations from the planned expectation…………………. Click Here to download

CBR AFRICAN NETWORK (CAN) DIRECTORY 2008

CAN is an information & knowledge sharing network for Community Based Rehabilitation(CBR) workers in Africa that was set up to support CBR initiatives through documentation of…… Click Here to download

REFRESHER TRAINING OF CBR VOLUNTEERING 2007

In 2005 the Government of Uganda renewed an Agreement with Norwegian Association of Disabled (NAD) to expand Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Programme to two other new Districts,that is Busia and Kayunga……………………………….. Click Here to download

CBR DIRECTORY FOR AFRICA 2006(CAN)

CAN is an information & knowledge sharing network for Community Based Rehabilitation(CBR) workers in Africa that was set up to support CBR initiatives through documentation of good. Click Here to download

DISABILITY DATA COLLECTION IN NORTHERN UGANDA, 2005

Disability has become in recent years a key issue in development. After getting over a long process made of dialogues, cultural changes, and also contraposition between the various… Click Here to download

DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES & SERVICES (DIS), NAIROBI MARCH 2001

The workshop on Ageing and Disability was held between 19 – 23 March, 2001. Click Here to download

CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF PWDs AND OPTIONAL PROTOCOL – UNITED NATIONS

The purpose of the present Convention is to promote, protect and ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all persons with disabilities……… Click Here to download

WORK SHOP ON CBR PROGRAMME FOR UGANDA 1999

The workshop’s main objectives were to discuss the CBR ‘programme management and implementation – achievements, problems, challenges and opportunities with an aim of……… Click Here to download

WORKSHOP ON GUIDELINES FOR REHABILITATION SERVICES OF PWDs, 1996

This workshop was a follow up activity of workshop I in which standards were developed. In this second workshop guidelines were developed to match the standards…………………… Click Here to download

WORKSHOP ON POLICIES FOR REHABILITATION SERVICES 1996

Rehabilitation section for coordinating services for people with disabilities was established in the Ministry of Health (MOH) in March 1996. At the time the desk was established the Ministry.. Click Here to download

ARI REGIONAL WORKSHOP, NOV 1986

The idea of the workshop emanated from representatives of some Eastern and Southern African countries and was thoroughly discussed by representatives of Malawi, Kenya, Zimbabwe.. Click Here to download

WORKING WITH VOLUNTEERS IN CBR PROGRAMME, MINISTRY OF GENDER

Community based rehabilitation work in rural communities is very demanding as it involves strenuous effort to reach persons with disability and their families wherever they are in the……. Click Here to download

 

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