BEING DISABLED DOES NOT

MEAN

UN-ABLED

We must stop believing that disabilities keep
a person from doing something.
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NUWODU, AN UMBRELLA TO THE

DISABLED

Disability is natural

We Hold The Arms of The Disabled To

WALK

WITH THEM

We must empower every individual with a disability
To live with dignity in an inclusive society.
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DISABILITY IS

A MATTER OF

PERCEPTION

Love, care and help make a difference in this world.
Even a small contribution becomes a part of a huge change.
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WE CARE ABOUT

THE DISABLED

We are a society that treats people with

disabilities with respect and pity.

WE HELP THE DISABLED TO SEE THEIR

TRUE

ABILITIES

The only disability in life is a bad attitude
Never feel you are disabled.
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FUNDRAISE

Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving.

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We advocate rights and equal opportunities for disabled women and girls.

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Volunteers do not necessarily have time,they just have the heart.

Who We Are

National Union of Women with Disabilities of Uganda (NUWODU) is a women-led Disabled People’s Organization. It is legally registered in Uganda with the National NGO Board as a Non -Governmental Organization.

It was formed in 1999 by a group of women and youth with disabilities at a National conference held in Kampala Uganda as a result of violation of rights of women and girls with Disabilities, torture, barriers to social services, double discrimination, and lack of recognition by women’s Rights movement, Government and societal discrimination as a minority population in Uganda.

Our Strategic Objectives

To promote the participation and inclusion of Girls and Women with disabilities in the development process.

To promote and advocate for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for women and girls with disabilities.

To promote the inclusion of GWWDs in formal and informal education in order to enhance their access to…

To lead research, documentation and learning in the areas of gender and disability, focusing on women and…

To strengthen NUWODU’s institutional capacity, as well as that of its members to effectively fulfil its mission and…

NUWODU’S CORE VALUES

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Membership of NUWODU

NUWODU’s membership comprises of Associations of Women with Disabilities in 59 Districts of Uganda, 8 National Disabled Peoples Organizations and represents approximately 2.9 million Women and girls with Disabilities.
NUWODU is a unique organization that provides a platform for women and girls with disabilities to defend protect and promote their rights and advocate for equal opportunities. NUWODU’s unique position gives it leverage to articulate and address gender issues of disabled persons even with the existence of other organizations operating in the area of empowering persons with disabilities.

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