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CALL FOR NOMINATION OF MEMBERS TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 2017 BOARD

CALL FOR NOMINATION OF MEMBERS TO THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR PERSONS

WITH DISABILITIES 2017 BOARD

Call for Nomination

Following the publication of Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Act, 2016 on 19th April, 2017, the Ministry of East African Community, Labour and Social Protection which has the mandate on disability hereby calls upon DPOs to Nominate qualified Persons with skills and with capacity to enable the National Council for Persons with Disabilities to deliver on its mandate to the people of Kenya.

Vacant positions are as follows:

 

  1. Four positions where the members represent DPOs (organizations OF Persons with disabilities) under Section 4(1)(d) (i) of the amended PWDs Act, 2003.

 

  1. Two Positions nominated by organizations FOR Persons with disabilities, including Parents of Persons with Mental Disabilities under Section 4(1)(b)(ii) of the ) of the amended PWDs Act, 2003.

 

Nomination guide

1.      Nominees should NOT be State Officers

2.      Nominees should be competent enough to carry out prescribed roles and spearhead matters of Persons with Disability

3.      Regional balance should be adhered to/represent the face of Kenya

4.      Nominees should NOT be serving currently in other two (2) Boards

5.      Nominees should NOT be Board members of the United Disabled Persons of Kenya (the DPO umbrella body), but open to Board Members of other DPOs under UDPK

6.      Gender balance should be observed

7.      Nominees should represent Various categories of disabilities

8.      Marginalized and minority groups should be adequately represented

9.      Nominees should meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Submission of Nominees

Nomination letter and CV should be sent both in soft copy and hard copy to:

 

Principal Secretary,

State Department of Social Protection,

Ministry of East African Community (EAC), Labour & Social Protection

P.o Box P O Box 40326 – 00100

NAIROBI

 

 

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So as to be received by 10th June, 2017

Report 2017

March 2017

NCPWD PARTICIPATES IN THE EASTERN KENYA (EMBU) AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF KENYA SHOW

The NCPWD Head Office in conjunction with the Embu Disability Services Office planned and participated in the Eastern Kenya (Embu) ASK show. The event brought together four groups of persons with various disabilities; the groups included St. Monica’s School for the Mentally handicapped, Runyenjes Union of the Blind, Lighthouse Diversified Industries Ltd and the Deaf Empowerment Society of Kenya (DESK).

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February 2017

KIPAWA Project

The NCPWD and Enterprise Business Unit (EBU) of Safaricom Limited entered into an MoU, which gave birth to KIPAWA, their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The projects aimed at creating opportunities for persons with disabilities and a number of schools were selected as beneficiaries of the program with a vision of empowering and caring for the students.

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NCPWDs PARTICIPATES IN THE METROPOLITAN SANCTUARY FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES DISABILITY WALK BY HELD ON 11TH FERBRUARY 2017.
 
The Metropolitan Sanctuary for Children with Disability was opened in 2007 through the vision of Terry Fairfowl. It is managed by Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle Church in Belfast Northern Ireland. It is also supported through the work of UK Registered Chairty, Befrienders for Disability NIC100726, Metropolitan Smile Dispatch in Kenya, and other private sponsors.

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PWAs Support Programme

PWAs Support Programme

Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment

Infrastructure & Equipment

Infrastructure & Equipment

LIST OF INSTITUTIONS APPROVED FOR FUNDING FY 2015/2016


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

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

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

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

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

Samburu
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

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

Kisumu
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

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

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

Siaya
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

Nairobi
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

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

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

Narok
Ololulunga Day Primary School- Construction of 3 classrooms

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

Makueni
Kisayani School for the Mentally Handicapped- Construction of dormitory

Garissa
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

Migori
Komotobo Primary School Special Unit- Construction of dormitory

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

Nyeri
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

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

Kwale
Milalani Special Unit for the Mentally Handicapped- Fencing of school
 
 

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