From 23rd -27th November 2020 in Nyamasheke district, NUDOR is conducting a five days training of disability organisations including cooperatives and associations, civil society organisations and other human rights activists workshop on different themes of disability. The training aims at raising awareness of disability rights through an overview on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), understanding the concept of disability, disability and impairment, and Illustration of different models of Disability.
This training is one of activities under HELASIA(Health, Education & Livelihood in Africa: a Sustainable Inclusion Approach)-NUDOR Project operating in two districts of western province in Nyamasheke and Rutsiro.
The project aims at the effective participation in the development and implementation of policies, programs, and services at local, national and regional level that allows persons with disabilities in Africa to sustainably improve their human rights and wellbeing. Therefore, NUDOR is supporting the implementation of an inclusive local development approach that promotes an enhanced and coordinated disability persons’ organizations (DPOs), civil society organizations (CSOs), local authorities and service providers’ participation in, and contribution to local governance and quality service delivery.
Participants are and will also discuss on disability mainstreaming, access to services for persons with disabilities and will look at key challenges that persons with disabilities are facing in Rwanda specifically in Health, Education and Livelihood services.
Participants are from disability organisations including cooperatives and associations, civil society organisations and other human rights activists. The training is delivered by NUDOR staffs and HELASIA Community Mobilisers.