The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) is a charitable non-governmental organization established in 1958 to improve the quality of lives of persons with disabilities using the Rights Based Approach for social inclusion and poverty reduction.
APDK directly benefits over 500,000 children and adults with disabilities through its network of 4 Regional Hubs serving 37 counties in Kenya. This is made possible through support from the donor community, well-wishers and government line ministries that include Ministry of Health, Education, Labour and Social Protection.
With currently over 400 employees, trainees and Government attached personnel, APDK provides life changing support to persons with disability from the poorest families with a focus on children in rural and slum areas.
Our Vision, Mission, Goal , Core Values and Objectives read more
APDK has structured its intervention programs using the WHO Community Based Rehabilitation Strategy (CBR) in order to address issues affecting rights of persons with disability. The CBR Strategy is a matrix that focuses on five components namely; Heath, Education, Livelihood, Social and Empowerment.
Physical Rehabilitation: click on each to learn more:
- Corrective Surgery
- Occupation Therapy
- Clubfoot Management
- Mobile Clinics
- Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program
- Response to Covid-19
- Conditions treated
- Maternal Health Care
- Ability beyond Disability
- Innovation to Inclusion program
Economic Empowerment programs:
- Village Service and Loan Association (VSLA) program
- Bridging the Gap of unemployment among persons with disabilities
- Appropriate Wheelchair
- Wheelchair accessories
- Bombolulu Handicrafts
- Likoni Quality Furniture
- Gift Shop – Fair Trade Shop