Uganda

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CURE International

Works with

  • Children with Disabilities

 

Works In

  • Mbale, Uganda

  • Mobile Clinics

Services Offered

  • Neurosurgery

  • Counseling

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle

Uganda National Association of the Deaf (UNAD)

Works with

  • Children and Adults

  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing 

 

Works In

  • Nationwide

Services Offered

  • Inclusive Education

  • Advocacy and Awareness

  • Family Support

  • Sign Language

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • phone

Embrace Kulture

Works with

  • Children and Youth with Disabilities

  • Intellectual/Cognitive Disabilities
     

Works In

  • Entebbe

  • Uganda

Services Offered

  • Education

  • Training

  • Information Resources

  • Parent Support 

  • Vocation Training 

  • Identification, Awareness,

  • Community Inclusion,

  • Community Center 

  • Apprenticeship Program

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle

Uganda National Action on Physical Disability (UNAPD)​

Works with

  • Children and adults

  • Physical Disabilities 

Works In

  • Nationwide

Services Offered

  • Prosthetics

  • Vocational Training

  • Mobility Equipment

  • Advocacy and Awareness

  • Forms Registry

  • Funding

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle

Gulu Disabled Persons Union

 

Works with

  • People with disabilities

Works In

  • Gulu

Services Offered

  • Market-based solutions (income generating activities)

  • Accessible toilets

  • Vocational skills training

  • Youth Development programme

  • Inclusive Disability Sports (IDS)

  • Assessment and provision of mobility appliances

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle

The Uganda Down Syndrome Association (Down's)

 

Works with

  • People with Down Syndrome and Families

Works In

  • Office in Kampala

  • Work Nationwide 

Services Offered

  • Health

  • Education

  • Social welfare

  • Awareness

  • Counseling

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • phone
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Support Organization of Parents with Disabilities (SOPADI)

 

Works with

  • Disabled Mothers

  • Children whose parents have a disability

Works In

  • Busoga Sub Region

Services Offered

  • Parenthood Right

  • Education Sponsorship 

  • Human, Gender and Disability Rights

  • Advocacy

  • Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV)

  • Reproductive Rights

  • Economic Empowerment

  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook
  • Facebook

Oysters & Pearls- Uganda

Works with

  • Blind/Visual Impairments

  • Students

Works In

  • Nationwide

Services Offered

  • Education 

  • STEM and Music Education

  • Assistive Devices

  • Scholarships

  • Athletics

  • Advocacy

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
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National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda

Works with

  • Children and Adults with Disabilities​

Works In

  • Nationwide

Services Offered

  • Advocacy and awareness

  • Capacity Building

  • Disability Rights

  • Economic Empowerment

  • Community Based Rehabilitation

  • AIDS/HIV Prevention

  • Inclusive Education

  • Vocational Training/Job Placement

  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle
  • YouTube - Black Circle
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Good Samaritan School for the Deaf

Works with

  • Children and Adults

  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing 

 

Works In

  • Kitengesa, Masaka
     

Services Offered

  • Deaf Education

  • Advocacy and Awareness

  • Family Support

  • Sign Language

  • Vocational Training

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle

Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USCD)

Works with

  • Children and Adults with Disabilities
     

Works In

  • Nationwide

Services Offered

  • Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR)

  • Awareness and Advocacy

  • Family Support

  • Education

  • Athletics

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle

ADD International

Works with

  • Community 

  • Civil society

  • Service providers 

  • Power holders

Works In

  • Nationwide.

  • Projects in Northern Uganda (Omoro & Gulu District), Rwenzori Region (Kasese and Kabarole District), Jinja District, Kawempe and Nansana Division, Mukono District, Kayunga District and Buikwe District

Services Offered

  • Resources, to support DPOs 

  • Capacity building support to DPOs 

  • Generate learning and evidence on disability and inclusive practice 

  • Influence development policy and practice to be disability inclusive

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle

 Masaka Disabled Persons Association

Works with

  • All Disabilities
     

Works In

  • Masaka

Services Offered

  • Vocational Training

  • Advocacy

  • Family Support

  • Information Sharing

  • HIV/AIDS Awareness

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle

HIVE Uganda

 

Works with

  • Blind and visually impaired
     

Works In

  • Rural Uganda

  • Located in Gulu

Services Offered

  • Employment

  • Training

  • Advocacy

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle

Boanerges Deaf Initiative (BDI)

 

Works with

  • Deaf children
     

Works In

  • Semuto/Surronding regions

  • Nakaseke, Wakiso, Kampala

Services Offered

  • Education

  • Basic services (including food and medical care)

  • Sign Language Training

  • Family Support

  • Deaf Advocacy 

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • phone
  • Facebook
  • Instagram

Kyaninga Child Development Centre

 

Works with

  • Children with Disabilities

Works In

  • Rwenzori Region

Services Offered

  • Inclusive Education

  • Family Support

  • Speech, Occupational & Physical Therapy

  • Training and awareness

  • Orthopaedic Management

  • Economic Empowerment

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook
  • phone
  • phone

Kakunyu School

Works with

  • Children with Disabilities

Works In

  • Masaka

Services Offered

  • Inclusive Education

  • Parent Support Groups

  • Vocational Training

  • Advocacy

  • Rehabilitation

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle

Central Uganda Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Network

Works with

  • Children and Youth with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus

  • Families

Works In

  • Central Uganda, near Kampala

Services Offered

  • Psychosocial support to one another in the network

  • Advocacy and Lobbying

  • Community Awareness and Sensitization to prevent occurrences 

  • Facebook
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • phone
  • phone

 Training of Rural Women in Uganda (TORUWU)

 

Works with

  • Children with Disabilities (especially severe and multiple disabilities)

  • Mothers of CWD
     

Works In

  • Kampala City, Kikajjo village, Nsangi sub county, Wakiso District

Services Offered

  • Physiotherapy clinics

  • Mobility equipment

  • Home visits and counseling 

  • Some social and economical support

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Facebook
  • Email - Black Circle
  • WhatsApp
  • WhatsApp
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Source of the Nile Union of Persons with Albinism (SNUPA)

Works with

  • People with Albinism

Works In

  • Based in Jinja

Services Offered

  • Education

  • Training 

  • Advocacy & Awareness-raising

  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
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Sense International Uganda

Works with

  • Children, Youth and Adults with Deafblindness

Works in

  • Work Nationwide

  • Based in Kampala (Plot 27 Kimera Road, Ntinda)

Services Offered

  • Early intervention (developing and sharing models, screening for sensory impairments & therapy) 

  • Inclusive education

  • Skilling young people with complex disabilities 

  • Inclusive technologies for people with visual and hearing impairments for uptake and scaling up by government

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • phone
  • phone

Uganda National Association of Cerebral Palsy

Works with

  • Children and Adults with Cerebral Palsy and their caretakers

Works In

  • Kampala​
     

Services Offered

  • Advocay

  • Inclusive Education

  • CBR

  • Therapy

  • Mobility Equipment

  • Family Income Generation Activities

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook

Sickle Cell Association of Uganda (SAU)

 

Works with

  • All people with Sickle Cell Disease and their caretakers

Works In

  • All Districts of Uganda

Services Offered

  • Awareness-raising

  • Accessible & Affordable Screening and Treatment

  • Support & Advocacy

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • phone

Mbale Association of Women with Disabilities (MAWD)

 

Works with

  • Women ad Girls with Disabilities

Works In

  • Mbale District​

Services Offered

  • Advocacy and awareness

  • Capacity building

  • HIV/AIDS prevention

  • Disability rights

  • Education

  • Facebook
  • phone

Friends of the Poor - Kasese

(FOP-K)

Works with

  • Women and Children with disabilities through the Health Care for Disabled Mother and Child program

Works In

  • Kasese District, Rwenzori region, Western Uganda

Services Offered

  • Health care

  • Income Generating Projects

  • Special transportation

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle

Masaka Association of Persons with Disabilities living with HIV&AIDS (MADIPHA) 
 

Works with

  • All Disabilities diagnosed with HIV, AIDS or Tuberculosis
     

Works In

  • Masaka

Services Offered

  • Advocacy and Awareness

  • Family Support

  • Information Sharing

  • HIV/AIDS Awareness

  • Website - Black Circle
  • Email - Black Circle
  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • Twitter

Hope and Voice for People with Disability

Works with

  • Children with Disabilities
     

Works In

  • Busia

Services Offered

  • Inclusive education

  • Mobility

  • Facebook - Black Circle
  • phone

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