Ability Beyond Disability

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Who We Are.

Vision Centre of the disabled Kenya was formed by a group of people living with disabilities in 2005.VISION CENTRE OF THE DISABLED KENYA is registered by the MINISTRY OF GENDER, CHILDREN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, REG NO.; DAG/CBO/5/4/2012/136.

ORGANISATION PROFILE

Vision Centre of the disabled Kenya was formed by a group of people living with disabilities in 2005. We are registered by the MINISTRY OF GENDER, CHILDREN AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT,REG NO.;DAG/CBO/5/4/2012/136.
Following realization by this group to harness and empower their individual, collective skills, capabilities to promote and enhance their independence and social economic status. In the advent of new dynamics brought about by the persons with disabilities ACT of 2003.
In the past years, people living with disabilities were forced to live a life of despair and misery due to the society branding them as cursed and totally disabled. Our main aim is to enable people living with disabilities live a positive and productive living by training them to be independent and helping them starts small-scale businesses according to one’s individual skills.
In the past years, people living with disabilities were forced to live a life of despair and misery due to the society branding them as cursed and totally disabled. Our main aim is to enable people living with disabilities live a positive and productive living by training them to be independent and helping them starts small-scale businesses according to one’s individual skills.
TO EMPOWER AND DEVELOP A SOCIETY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE MOTIVATED,
KNOWLEDGEABLE,
PRODUCTIVE AND
INDEPENDENT IN SOCIAL ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES.
TO ESTABLISH A
RESOURCE CENTRE FOR
BOTH MEMBERS OF THE
ORGANIZATION AND
THE COMMUNITY TO
PROMOTE THE USE OF
INFORMATION AS A
TOOL OF TRANSFORMATION AND DEVELOPMENT.

WHO WE ARE!

OUR GOALS

  • To identify with the local community development needs, assist in setting-up projects and advise on disability friendly features.
  • To engage the community in sensitization on matters concerning persons with disabilities.
  • To disseminate information referral and network with disabilities institutions, organizations, co-operations and any other body with interest and concerned with the implementations of disability development operations.
  • To establish an endowment fund to receive grants, donations, gifts and other assistance in any form any other resource and establish non-profit making foundation for the group’s development operations

CBR  PROGRAM

It is an accessible  Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) to the community  which ensure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as all other community members. This includes; equal access to health care, education, skills training, employment, family life, social mobility and political empowerment. We conduct rehabilitation care that can help you get back, keep or improve abilities that you need for daily life. These disabilities may be physical, mental and cognitive (thinking and learning), this may occur due to a disease, injury or as a side effect from a medical treatment.  we believe that living with a disability will play a key role in transforming the world into a better place.

VCDK Methods of a working plan on  CBR

  • Meeting basic needs.
  • Building capacity.
  • Creating opportunities for livelihood, health, rehabilitation and education.
  • Collaborating across sectors that involve the whole community.
  • Involving local government and leaders.
  • Using the legislation, judicial and political systems.

  Components and elements

Health

  • Health care and needs of people with disability are often the same as those of non-disabled people – needing and entitled to the same range of treatments – particularly those not related to their impairment.
  • An emphasis on the relevant settings, not only health and rehabilitation but also school, home, social and work.
  • “Community” and “referral” level.
  • Disability should not be seen as medical issue but as a wider social context.

 Promotive

  • Access to information and promotion of personal and public health.
  • Promotion of knowledge on health and staying healthy.
  • Health of personal assistants, parents and siblings of children with disabilities.
  • Healthy environment.
  • Recognition of people with disabilities as a peer resource.

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