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Activities

Major areas of activity

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In the year of 2013/14 our collaboration and financial assistance from Ministry of Children,Women and Social Welfare, (MCWSW) National Human right Protection forum for the Disabled (NHRPFDN)  successfully conducted the program Audio Books Production and Distribution program.

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Initiatives by NHRPFDN

National Human right Protection forum for the Disabled (NHRPFDN) has been effectively advocating for the guarantees of ensuring the employment of persons with disabilities, especially for those who are supposed to terminate their teaching jobs. The organization is providing supports and counseling the needy disabled persons to safeguard their rights as mention in international Human rights instruments. In addition the organization is planning to pressurize the government for “Disability Inclusion Commission”.

In the year of 2015/16 our collaboration and financial assistance from Ministry of Children,Women and Social Welfare, (MCWSW) National Human right Protection forum for the Disabled (NHRPFDN)  successfully conducted the program “Production and Distribution of  Audio books  for Visually Impaired People.” During the events, more than 300 audio books were distributed to different colleges, Schools and persons to enable them with quality accessible education.

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Distribution of audio materials (by Minister of MCWSW) to visually impaired person’s on June 14, 2016

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Distribution of audio materials (by Minister of MCWSW) to visually impaired person’s on June 14, 2016

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Distribution of Audio materials for visually impaired people On the occasion of the 24th International Disablity day 2015

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Our collaboration and financial assistance from Department of Education Sanothimi and National Human right Protection forum for the Disabled (NHRPFDN) successfully conducted the program “Production and Distribution of  Audio books  for Visually Impaired People. During the events, more than 50 audio books and devices (Pendrive,Pendrive Readers) were distributed to 25 different schools 110 (grade 9 and )10 Visually Impaired students from all around the country.

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Handover of noticed to Chief Executive Officer (CEO)of Kathmandu Metropolitan City for Disability Friendly Infrastructure on June 16,2015

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Handover of noticed to Chief Executive Officer (CEO)of Kathmandu Metropolitan City for Disability Friendly Structure on June 16,2015

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The NHRPFDN conducted computer training to little people and visual impaired persons those who were lacking knowledge on computer.

 

 

Digital Talking Books Production and Distribution for Persons with Print Disabilities

From Month: 15th May, 2015 – Month:14th  May,2016  we get grant from ABILIS Foundation Finland  was perfect opportunity to introduce us with DAISY system which is more produce 200 new titles of digital books and supply to 1000 people with visual and print disabilities. Convert 100 existing digital books into DAISY system and disseminate to 500 Students with print disabilities.

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Supported by ABILIS Foundation Finland

 

Australian Embassy

In the year of 2013/14 our collaboration and financial assistance from Australian Embassy in Nepal(DAP) and National Human right Protection forum for the Disabled (NHRPFDN)  successfully conducted the program Audio books production and distribution was the major activity of the Direct Aid Project (DAP) funds . In this heading total more than 500 books were purchased for recording purpose and recorded books were distributed to the visual impaired students and readers through pen-drives, pen-drive-readers and memory cards.  500 books were recorded during the project period.

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Advocacy and Awareness Program

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Empowering persons with disabilities by advocacy and awareness program is one of the major activities of the organization. Publishing news through media and organizing orientation program, keeping stall in the exhibition program, implement the “Disabled Protection and Welfare Act 2039 B.S”, are some notable programs to disseminate the services and activities of the organization.

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  • Since 2008 the organization has been conducting various awareness and interaction program with lawyers, government and non government organizations and other stakeholders about the rights of different types of disables.
  • In 2008 the organization successfully advocated with the local development ministry to set aside 1-5%of total budget of each VDC, Metropolitan City, Sub- Metropolitan City and District Development Committee for the Disable People.

 

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    • B. Audio Books productions and Distribution to the Visual Impaired Students:

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From the beginning of the organization, it has been producing academic and non academic books in audio books in audio records. Such audio books are the useful educational materials primarily for visual impaired and also useful to even illiterate people those who cannot read and write. Till date 5,500 printed books are recorded in the audio forms by the self effort of the organization .This is the main function of the organizations. There are 2500 audio books visual impaired readers’ affiliated to the organizations.

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C. Volunteer/Subject Expert Mobilizations

The organization has been regularly recording of technical subjects. Subject teachers needed to record books like Science, Computer Education, Account, English etc.Similarly, volunteers are also mobilized for the books recording. The recording time generally started from early in the morning to late night. Volunteers /College Students use to come in their leisure time and record the books. Maximum books productions are depended upon the volunteer supports.

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D. Printed Books Library

The organization has to purchase the books for recording. Such books are kept in the Library Records. The organization willing to properly manage the library but due to lack of funds it cannot be established to the Public. In the availability of the fund the printed books library will be established systematically.

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