Agency for Disability and Development in Africa (ADDA)
ADDA Kenya is a registered NGO (Reg. OP.218/051/11-0557/7447) operating in Kenya. It is also registered with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (Reg. NCPWD/0/886).
ADDA focuses on disability mainstreaming/inclusion an initiative that empowers persons with disabilities by promoting and facilitating best practices. This is done within Disability Person’s Organizations (DPO’s), Organisations “of” and “for” persons with disabilities, the public sector, private sector and the development agencies to influence policy makers for inclusion of the rights and needs of persons with disabilities in development work. The agencies are encouraged to allocate resources for inclusive services in all sectors (education, rehabilitation, career/vocational training and employment/livelihood etc.).
They envision a see a society in which all persons have equal opportunities regardless of anyone’s disability and special needs.
To enhance potential of men & women with disabilities while advocating for their inclusion & active participation in mainstream development endeavors as well as celebrating their diversity, improved livelihoods and self-actualization
ADDA works through and with partners and stakeholders to:
Advocate for skilled innovative & responsive workforce of PWDs through inclusive career/vocational training and increased retention in public and the private sector employment.
Advocate for quality of life, increased opportunities, & participation of PWDs in all sectors of development through Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) & Inclusive development.
Promote disability inclusiveness in disaster risk management.
Promote Research and Development.See more