What we do:
APDK works closely with communities, the government and the development partners to empower Persons with Disabilities and their guardian to advocate for their rights while promoting access to quality rehabilitation and habilitation services through strengthening government hospitals’ physical rehabilitation services and Primary Health Care.
APDK through its 6 decades of existence walked through 4 model of approach to disability, having begun with the Charity Approach, Medical Approach, Social Approach and later in the year 2000 adopted the Rights Based Approach. Through the Rights Based Approach APDK seeks to promote;
- Access to rehabilitative services as close as possible to persons with disabilities
- Preventing disabilities through appropriate club foot care program and surgical interventions
- Attainment of maximum independence through manufacturing, fabrication and provision of quality assistive and mobility aids such as appropriate wheelchairs, special seating, calipers, crutches, KAFO.
- Inclusive education through training the community on disability, environmental and socials barriers theer child hindren with different abilities from unleashing their maximum potential
- Empower persons with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities through training them on entrepreneurship while offering some formal employment in our various programs and projects.
- Economic empowerment through provision of formal employment
APDK through its network of 10 branches implements its services using the World Health Organization – Community Based Rehabilitation Matrix. APDK services include;
Our impact in 2018: