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National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD)

The National Council for Persons with Disabilities is a state corporation established by an Act of Parliament; the Persons with Disabilities Act No. 14 of 2003 and set up in November 2004. The Council representation is drawn from key government Ministries and organizations of/for persons with disabilities.

National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD) in Kenya was established in 2004 after the enactment of Persons with Disabilities Act. It was gazetted for commencement in June 2004 with the exclusion of Sections 22, 23, 24, 35(2), 39 and 40 which provide for adjustment of public buildings and public service vehicles, access to communication by television programmes and telephone services.

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The council is a semi-autonomous Government agency run by a 21-member-nominees of organisations for people with disabilities, Government ministries, the Attorney-General’s office, the Federation of Kenya Employers and the Central Organisation of Trade Unions.

Its core functions are to issue adjustment orders, formulate measures and policies designed to achieve equal opportunities for PWD so that they obtain education, employment and participate in sport and recreational and cultural activities. It works with the Government during the national census to ensure that accurate figures of PWD are obtained and advises the minister on international agreements on PWD. It recommends measures to prevent discrimination against PWD, sets up schemes and projects for self-employment of PWD, rehabilitates people with disabilities and registers institutions, associations and organisations that provide services for the rehabilitation and welfare of PWD.

The Council Mandate – National Council for Persons with Disabilities Mandate

The Council derives its mandate from the Persons with Disabilities Act, 2003 which established it and outlined its core functions as follows:

  1. Formulating and developing measures and policies designed to achieve equal opportunities for PWDs;
  2. Cooperating with the government during the National Census to ensure that accurate figures of PWDs are obtained;
  3. Issuing orders requiring the adjustment of buildings that are unfriendly for use by PWDs;
  4. Recommending measures to prevent discrimination against PWDs;
  5. Encouraging and securing the rehabilitation of PWDs within their own communities and social environment;
  6. Registering persons with disabilities and institutions and organizations giving services to PWDs; and
  7. Raising public awareness on Disability

Achievements of the council –  National Council for Persons with Disabilities Achievements

  1. Full operationalisation of persons with disabilities act no. 14 of 2003 through gazettement of rules and regulation on all sections of the persons with disabilities act
  2. Development of sessional paper on the national disability policy
  3. Operationalisation of the national development fund for persons with disabilities
  4. Development of affirmative action policy for persons with disabilities
  5. Inclusion of disability indicator in performance contracting guidelines which has forced public organization to comply
  6. Domestication of the convention of the rights of persons with disabilities
  7. Review of the persons with disabilities act and all other legislations affecting the rights of persons with disabilities to be in line with the constitution of kenya 2010 and the united nations conventions of persons with disabilities
  8. Developed the national plan of action on accessibility for persons with disabilities

National Council for Persons with Disabilities Contacts

Physical Location

NCPWD has a National Office at the Kabete Orthopedic Compound opposite ABC Place along Waiyaki Way, Nairobi. The other office is at Mountain View estate, after Kangemi along Waiyaki Way Nairobi, Plot No. 195.

Address: Box 66577-00800, Nairobi
Telephone: 020 2375994/ 020 2314621/ 0709 107 000
Toll Free: 0800 724 333
Email: info@ncpwd.go.ke

National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD)

National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD)

National Council for Persons with Disabilities Regional Offices

County

Name of officer

Physical location and address

NAIROBI

Paul Mogambi Mwenda

Nyayo House

9th Floor

P. O. Box 66577 00800

NAIROBI

Tel: 0722231815

KISUMU

George Odhiambo

New provincial Headquarters

First floor, Wing C,Door no. 17

C/o SDO

P. O. Box 1503-40100

KISUMU

Tel: 0722763131

KILIFI

Juliet Ruwa

Social service Building opposite St.Thomas Girls Secondary School.

C/o SDO Kilifi

P.O BOX 256

KILIFI

Tel: 0738251380

MOMBASA

Sarah Ayiecho

Uhuru Na Kazi Building

2nd Floor

MAKUENI

Ivy Mbinya Nzuki

County Headquarters

4th Floor Rm 408

MACHAKOS

Mary Wanja Njiru

Sub-County Social Development Office Opp County Commissioner Parking

C/o SDO Machakos

P. O. Box 138 90100

MACHAKOS

Tel: 0734448814

KITUI

Richard Ndambuki

County Commissioner’s Compound

Social Services Office

C/o DSDO Kitui

P.O. BOX 378-90200

KITUI

Tel: 0734056033

KAKAMEGA

Leonard Dawafula

Kakamega Provincial Headquarters, Block B

Ground Floor, RM 6

Tel: 0721472706

KAKAMEGA

WAJIR

Abdi Yussuf Abdirahman

Land and Survey Office next to NDMA Office

P. O Box 100 70200

WAJIR

Tel: 0725783017

SIAYA

Ruth Awino Oyier

DSDO office behind County Commissioner Office.

Tel: 0725833820

SIAYA

UASIN GISHU

Titus Yego

DCs Compound

Social Services Office

ELDORET EAST

Tel: 0725926984

KIRINYAGA

Joseph Mwangi

National Council for Persons with Disabilities behind KANU office

P. O. Box 474

KERUGOYA

Tel: 0721813020

NAKURU

Tecla Kipserem

Former Rift Valley Provincial Headquarters, Block A,

Ground floor RM 14.

Tel: 0702-477-908, 0739-608-044

NAKURU

HOMABAY

Batholomeo Agengo

County Commissioner Compound

Social Development Office

C/o DSDO Homabay

P. O. Box 75

HOMABAY

Tel: 0717858567

EMBU

Winnie Kananu Meeme

Embu Regional Headquarters (PCs Building)

Ground Floor RM 26

P. O. Box 200 – 60100,

EMBU

Tel: 0714586439

TURKANA

Lotaruk Ekuam Nahashon

EARC Centre

BUNGOMA

Prisca Akoth Orony

Social Development Office

C/o DSDO Bungoma

P. O. Box 356

BUNGOMA

Tel: 0718884590

MURANGA

Kenneth Maina Kabene

Social Development Offices near Posta Kenya

C/O SDO Murang’a

P. O Box 176 10200

MURANG’A

Tel: 0714855050

ISIOLO

Dahde Godana Boru

St. John Ambulance Office

ISIOLO

Tel: 0720580398

LAMU

Joseph Ng’ang’a Kuria

NCPWD

Mokowe

P. O. Box 134 80503

MPEKETONI

Tel: 0726582387

KERICHO

Dennis Nyariki

Kericho Vocational Rehabilitation Centre

P. O. Box 177 20200

KERICHO

Tel: 0727086688

NANDI

Joan Jeptoo Koima

County Governor’s Building

Ground Floor Room 16

KAPSABET

Tel: 0726214838

WEST POKOT

Patrick Limakou

Social Services Building

P. O. Box 37

KAPENGURIA

Tel: 0728077970

LAIKIPIA

Abdi Nyore Galboran

Annex, Sub County Administrator

P. O. Box 1143 10400

NANYUKI

Tel: 0717432020

NYANDARUA

Madrine Njeri Muriithi

Social Services office

C/o Social Services

P. O. Box 3

OL’KALOU

Tel: 0714244799

GARISSA

Nasra Mohamud

Garissa District Headquarters

Department of Social Services

P. O. Box 207 70100

GARISSA

Tel: 0722131616

BARINGO

Edwin Kiprotich

Social Services Department

KARBANET

Tel: 0722713700

TANA RIVER

Mohammed Mohamud Hussein

DCs Compound

Social Services Office

P. O. Box 7 70101

HOLA

Tel: 0713202871

KISII

Isaac Rogito Nyangau

DC Compound

Social Services Block

P. O. Box 1805

KISII

Tel; 0733361168

ELGEYO MARAKWET

Siyumbu Brian

Social Services Office

ITEN

Tel: 0728915331

THARAKA NITHI

Martin Koborio Muriithi

Social Services Office

P. O. Box 778

CHUKA

Tel: 0721555279

MERU

Bule Tumme Teresa

Social Services Office

P. O. Box 216

MERU

Tel: 0726655684

KIAMBU

Ruth Njenga

Department of Labor Offices

THIKA

Tel: 0733520651

KAJIADO

Wilson Somoire

County Commissioner Compound

Social Services Office

P. O. Box 35

KAJIADO

Tel: 0723765004

BOMET

Wesley Kiplangat Mutahi

Department of Social Services

P. O. Box 232 20400

BOMET

Tel: 0726756175

BUSIA

Rose Nafula Simiyu

County Commissioner Compound

Department of Social Services

P. O. Box 165

BUSIA

Tel: 0711771203

NYERI

Zippora Nduta Miringu

Provincial Headquarters

Block B, Room 205

P. O. Box 341 10100

NYERI

Tel: 0738490790

MARSABIT

Ogom Gabriella Robeya

County Government offices

Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Social Services

P. O. Box 384 60500

MARSABIT

Tel: 0722480748

SAMBURU

Jackson Lekarsia

County Commissioner Compound

Social Services Office

P. O. Box 5 20600

MARALAL

Tel: 0719291366

MANDERA

Fatma Nur Ibrahim

Social Services Office

MANDERA EAST

Tel: 0720487757

TAITA TAVETA

Cyril Maghanga

Social Services Building

VOI

Tel: 0727682063

VIHIGA

Francis Makwata

County Commissioner’s Block

Ground Floor, Room 35

VIHIGA

Tel: 0714083473

NAROK

Julius Ole Ntayia

Social Services Office

NAROK

Tel: 0727222306

KWALE

Mathias Mwatsuma Tsuma

Family Life Compound

Social Services Office

P. O. Box 27 80403

KWALE

Tel: 0724859127

MIGORI

Julie Minyoso

Social Services Office

MIGORI

Tel: 0737755443

TRANSZOIA

Metrine Wamalwa

Social Services Office

County Commissioners Compound

c/o SDO Kitale

KITALE

Tel:

NYAMIRA

Hellen Chepkorir

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