Rwenzori Association of Parents of Children with Disabilities

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About Us

Background

RAPCD is a Community Based Organization founded in 2004 by parents of children with disabilities. It is the Umbrella organization through which Kasese District Union of Persons with Disabilities and the District Community Development Department network with grass root children with disabilities.

It works closely with parents/guardians and families of children with disabilities aiming at creating a unified voice of the voiceless children in Kasese District to challenge situations that dehumanize children with disabilities.

Basically the aim of the organization is to strengthen and empower parents of children with disabilities to work together to find the way to care for their children and sensitize the community on the rights and care of children with disabilities.

MISSION

To empower parents/guardians and children with disabilities to be able to promote and advocate for equality of rights and opportunities for children with disabilities

VISION

A society where children with disabilities have and enjoy equal rights and opportunities in their livelihood

Current Programmes:

1- Parents Empwerment - Parents groups and Income generating project at house hold level

2- Health- Medical and rehabilitation support

3- Education- Advocacy and School for blind and deaf children.


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