The Fund works concertedly, overtly, and behind the scenes with various partners to create an enabling environment for our beneficiaries to achieve as much as possible from our donations and realize their full potential. Towards this, the Fund has partnered with several organizations to support our projects and reach as many Persons with Disabilities as possible. Such partnerships have enabled us to achieve our mandate in enhancing social and economic empowerment to persons with disability in Kenya.
Some of our partners include: –
The Government of Kenya
The Fund receives considerable funding from the Kenya Government through the Office of the President in a bid to supplement our income from the 4 (four) commercial (rental) properties. The National Government through the National Administration Department in the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government as well as the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection assists the Fund through distribution and endorsement of application for assistance forms to our beneficiaries across the country and onward forwarding back to the secretariat at Rehema House.
National Council for Persons with Disabilities and other Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs)
NCPWD is a State corporation established under the Disability Act, 2003. The National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya works with NCPWD and other Organizations of Persons with Disabilities to ensure a barrier free, inclusive society and promote the well-being of PWDs in Kenya through advocacy and awareness programs.
NFDK has partnered with Safaricom Foundation in transforming the lives of children with disabilities in their institutions of learning. The Fund give grants to special schools, units and vocational centers for infrastructural development and Safaricom Foundation has assisted us in equipping many of those facilities.
Starkey Hearing Foundation
NFDK has partnered with Starkey Hearing Foundation – a global organizations that provides hearing aid gadgets to those in need of them. The Foundation has trained NFDK staff in identification, screening and giving ear care services to potential hearing aid candidates during their missions. Some of the Foundation’s beneficiaries for hearing aids in Kenya are drawn from NFDK’s database.
Doshi Group of Companies
Our partnership with Doshi Group of Companies and related entities like Sanghrajka Foundation, has seen numerous PWDs receive assistive and rehabilitative devices like wheelchairs and artificial limbs as well as food donation to special schools in Nairobi and its environs.
Through support of disability mainstreaming and advocacy initiatives to ensure the interests of students and staff with disabilities are addressed.
Other partners include:
- Kenya Commercial Bank
- Local communities
- Churches, mosques and temples.
- Various PWDs sports associations
Our deepest appreciation to our Partners as we strive to give high quality life to Persons with Disabilities in Kenya
National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya
2nd Floor, Rehema House
P.O. Box 47857-00100GPO,
Tel: 254 20 2251791/ 2133 652
Cell: 254 722 200 783/ 0735 769 852
254 0729 814 720 ( SMS line for the deaf)