BEING DISABLED DOES NOT
We must stop believing that disabilities keep
a person from doing something.
NUWODU, AN UMBRELLA TO THE
Disability is natural
We Hold The Arms of The Disabled To
We must empower every individual with a disability
To live with dignity in an inclusive society.
A MATTER OF
Love, care and help make a difference in this world.
Even a small contribution becomes a part of a huge change.
WE CARE ABOUT
We are a society that treats people with
disabilities with respect and pity.
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
NUWODU’S CORE VALUES
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.
LIST OF NUWODU’s BOARD OF DIRECTORS