Disability Development Programmes and Rehabilitative Services DIVISION: Disability Development Programmes and Rehabilitative Services 2021-01-22T08:03:13+00:00

Disability Development Programmes and Rehabilitative Services Division

It has three mandates as per Executive Order No. 1 of 2020 namely:

  1. Policy and Programmes for Persons with Disabilities.
  • Spearhead development and review of Polices and Bills in relation to Persons with Disabilities.
  • Spearhead development, dissemination and implementation of a national strategy on disability mainstreaming.
  1. Protection, Empowerment and Advocacy of needs of Persons with Disabilities.
  • Awareness creation on disability and mainstreaming.
  • Mobilization and empowerment of Persons with Disabilities for social-economic activities.
  • Development and maintenance of databank of PWD and institutions.
  • Liaison to agencies offering support to Persons with Disabilities e.g. NCPWD, NFD.
  • Develop exit strategy for families with PWDs in CT programme in collaboration with SAU.
  • Collaboration with organizations of and for Persons with Disabilities.
  • Liaison and collaboration with UN agencies offering support to Persons with Disabilities
  1. Vocational Training and Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities.
  • Oversee skills training of Persons with Disabilities in the VRCs.
  • Promote development of infrastructure to suit needs of Persons with Disabilities.
  • Rehabilitation and re integration Persons with Disabilities.
  • Promote entrepreneurship development and empowerment of VRC graduates (provision of start -up tool kits).
  • Promote development of Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and placement

List of Vocational Rehabilitation Centres (VRCs)

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