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The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament; the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 and set up in November 2004.

The Council representation is drawn from key government Ministries and organizations of/for persons with disabilities.
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Application For Position Of Audit Committee in Uwezo Fund Oversight Board

“A barrier free society for Persons with Disabilities”
“To promote and protect equalization of opportunities and realization of human rights for Persons with Disabilities to live decent livelihoods”.
In an endeavour to realize our vision and mission, we uphold the following core values:
Human dignity
Equality and equity
Results oriented

National Council for Persons with Disabilities invite applications from suitably qualified candidates with Disabilities for the position of Audit Committee in Uwezo Fund Oversight Board.
The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a State Corporation which was established by an Act of Parliament, the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003.
The Council is charged with the responsibility of formulating and implementing policies that are geared towards mainstreaming of Persons with Disabilities issues to the national economy and to create an enabling environment in which Persons with Disabilities can operate effectively and efficiently in order to contribute positively to the National Economy.

Pursuant to Section 5(2)(f) of Public Finance Management (Uwezo Fund), Regulations,  2014 National Council for Persons with Disabilities wish to nominate a person with disability who will represent Persons with Disabilities as the Chairperson of Audit Committee in Uwezo Fund Oversight Board.

The Council invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyans with disabilities for nomination as the Chairperson of Audit Committee in Uwezo Fund Oversight Board.

Requirements for Nomination
For nomination as the Chairperson of Audit Committee in Uwezo Fund Oversight Board an applicant must have:
  • Hold Bachelor’s Degree from a university recognized in Kenya in either one or more of the following fields: Accounting, Auditing, Finance Management, or Any relevant discipline.
  • Preferably a member of  Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) 
Other Requirements 
  1. Have a good understanding of National Government Operations and financial management
  2. Meet the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution
  3. Has five years experience in aforementioned relevant field
  4. Be a registered member of National Council for Persons with Disabilities 
Terms of Appointment
Upon appointment by the Cabinet Secretary, the nominated person shall hold office for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term of three years.

How to apply
  1. Qualified candidates should submit their application together with Curriculum Vitae; a copy of National Identity Card, National Council for Persons with Disabilities registration Card and certified copies of Academic Certificates, Testimonials and other Relevant supporting documents;
  2. Provide names of three(3) referees with mobile and e-mail contacts
  3. Clearly mark on the envelope and cover letter of application the post title.

Please note, A person shall not be qualified for nomination to Audit Committee in Uwezo Fund Oversight Board if he/she;
  • Is not a person with disability
  • Is a State Officer or Public Officer

Applications should be addressed to:
The Executive Director
National Council for Persons with Disabilities
Opp. ABC Place along Waiyaki Way, Nairobi
Between the Army Barracks and Njuguna’s Place
P.O.Box 66577 – 00800

To reach the Council on or before 7th October, 2016 (latest by 5:00P.M)



The Commission of Administrative Justice is a Constitutional Body established under Article 59 (4) and Chapter Fifteen of the Constitution, and the Commission on Administrative Justice (CAJ) Act, 2011. The mandate of the Commission is to enforce administrative justice in the public sector in Kenya by addressing maladministration through effective complaints handling and alternative dispute resolution and also to safeguard public interest by promoting constitutionalism, securing the observance of democratic values and principles and protecting the sovereignty of the people of Kenya.

The commission also initiated the Huduma Ombudsman in 2014 which recognizes and rewards public officer and institutions that stand out in service delivery thereby deserving commendation.

The objectives of the award are to:

  1. Promote accountability, responsiveness and servant-hood in the public service;
  2. Motivate public officers and public institutions to further promote service delivery and good governance;  
  3. Enhance professionalism to transform the image of public service
  4. Enhance trust in government and confidence in public service; and
  5. Identify and share best practices in service delivery for the benefit of Kenyans.
The award has two categories namely; one to a Public Institution and the second to a Public Officer.

This is therefore to call on members of the public in general and PWDs in particular to fill the nomination forms to nominate a Public officer or a Public institution. Kindly post or email the filled nomination forms to the Commission Secretary, Commission on Administrative Justice P.O Box 20414-00200, Nairobi. Email:  Please find attached the nomination forms for your action.

Download the nomination form


YALI Transformational Learning Training

The YALI Regional Leadership Center East Africa is part of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative and one of the four regional hubs that provides transformational learning and improved leadership skills to young Africans. 

Located at Kenyatta University, in Nairobi, Kenya, the Center is more than a location for learning or a venue for collaboration; it is a philosophy, a forward-leaning culture of diversity that invites dreaming and thinking differently to define and realize one's potential. The program is inclusive, embracing future leaders regardless of religion, ethnicity, socio-economic status, gender, or disability. Selected participants aged 18-35 years, drawn from 14 countries in East and Central Africa, engage in innovative leadership training across three tracks of study of (1) Business and Entrepreneurship, (2) Civic Leadership, and (3) Public Management.

The participants immerse themselves in a 12-week course of study, three weeks of residential learning on-site at the Center in Nairobi; eight weeks of virtual distance learning via technology from their home countries; and a final week on-site at the Center in Nairobi for wrap-up and presentations. The Center benefits the participants by linking them to a network of other young leaders from East Africa empowering them by enhancing their skills and confidence to lead; providing guidance from some of the best business and leadership minds in Africa; and opportunities for internships, among other benefits.

Applications for Cohort 14 & 15 are now open and the deadline is September 12th at 5:00pm East African Time. The dates for the Cohorts are listed below: -

• Cohort 14            -           January 16, 2017 to April 7, 2017

• Cohort 15            -           February 13, 2017 to April 28, 2017

The application form and more information can be found at, but please do not hesitate to contact the admissions team at  if you have any questions regarding the application.

We call upon all PWD's who meet the criteria to apply. Please note the deadline for submission of applications (12th September 2016)



PWAs Support Programme

PWAs Support Programme


Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment


Infrastructure & Equipment

Infrastructure & Equipment


St.Monica Lodwar Girls - Construction of Multi-purpose Hall

Meru School for the Mentally Challenged & Autism- Construction of Boys Dormitory for Autism Unit

St. Luke's School for the Deaf- Construction of Administration Block

Kitui Integrated Programme for the Visually Impaired- Construction of Functional Hall

Mogongo Primary School- Construction of Administration Block and 1 Staff House

Baragoi Integrated Primary School- Construction of Special  Needs Dormitories
Kurungu Primary School- Construction of Dining Hall
South Horr Primary School- Construction of Classrooms

Tana River
Lisa Hola School For the Deaf- Completion of Vocational Rehabilitation Center Building

Rise and Shine Special School for Physically Disabled - Construction of 4 Classrooms

S.A Joyland Special Secondary School- Construction of Adapted Ablution Facilities
Maseno School for the Deaf- Construction of 2 Deaf Blind Classrooms and Refurbishment of  Collapsed  Water System (Bore- Hole)

Trans Nzoia
Michael Wamalwa Special School for H.I, Birunda- Construction of Kitchen & Dining Hall

Ole Sankale Special Unit for the Visually Impaired- Construction and Completion of Resource Room for Visually impaired Learners

Kimuchu Primary and Special Unit- Construction of two classrooms
Hope and Faith Small Home- Construction of a Dormitory

Equator Special School and Vocational Centre- Purchase of workshop equipment
St. Oda Aluor School for the Visually Impaired- Construction of Food store and Kitchen
Maranda School for the Mentally Handicapped- Construction of Administration Block
St. Dymphna Madiany Special School for the Mentally Challenged- Construction of a Dormitory

Tree Side Special School- A Green house farming, a self sustaining project
Kilimani Primary Deaf-Blind Unit- Construction of a dormitory
Cheleta Primary School- Refurbishment and equipment of special unit classrooms and toilets

Kispsigis Girls High School- Purchase of learning resources for Visually Impaired students

Kiwandani Primary School Special Unit- Purchase of equipment for new dormitory (120 beds and 120 mattresses)

Ololulunga Day Primary School- Construction of 3 classrooms

Ngala Secondary School for the Deaf- Purchase of equipment for new library

Kisayani School for the Mentally Handicapped- Construction of dormitory

Garissa Special School for the Mentally Handicapped- Renovation and refurbishment and extension of school workshop
Garissa School for the Deaf- Renovation and refurbishment of classrooms

Komotobo Primary School Special Unit- Construction of dormitory

Kaimosi Special School for the Mentally Handicapped- Construction of 2 permanent chain link fence

Karatina Special School for the Mentally Handicapped- Construction of occupational and Autistic Unit

West Pokot
St. Francis School for the Blind- Construction of Dining hall
Keringet School for the Hearing Impaired- Construction of hostel and classrooms

Great Highlands Integrated School- Construction of 6 classrooms and vocational training equipment

Milalani Special Unit for the Mentally Handicapped- Fencing of school


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