About Us

In accordance with the proclamation of UN General Assembly of 1976 December, International Year of Disabled Persons (IYDP) was observed in 1981 worldwide. The general assembly also called for an action plan at international, regional and national levels with emphasizing on equalization of opportunities of rehabilitation and prevention of disabilities. In Nepal, different disabled related programs were implemented, in 1981, announcing an International Year of Disabled Persons. The National Disabled Fund has been established on the 31st of December 1981 by the government thanks to the initiation of the Social Welfare Council. As a humanitarian organization, NDF has been rendering support to Persons with Disabilities through implementing meaningful charitable programs focusing on education, vocational trainings, physical rehabilitation and enhancing living condition of People with Disabilities for over more than three decades.

Vision
NDF would continue to ensure equality in every sectors of development so that every Person with Disabilities has access to assistive device, education, employment, political right and socialization.

Mission
NDF provides required support services to disabled persons for ensuring economic independence and social inclusion in every aspect of development

Goal
The goal of National Disabled Fund is to provide quality rehabilitation service for the betterment of Person with Disabilities

Objectives
In line with the noble theme of “full participation and equality”, the objectives of the NDF are as follows:

  • To support the training and education requirement of disabled people by providing grant scholarship.
  • To support the physical, mental and intellectual development and rehabilitation works for disabled persons.
  • To support NGOs which are involved in programmes for the welfare of disabled persons.
  • To help economically poor disabled persons by providing them artificial limbs, orthopedic appliances, wheel chairs and tricycles and other assistive devices.
  • To award cash prizes, medals and certificates to deserving and talented disabled persons as recognition of their feats as well as to motivate other disabled persons to excel in their respective fields.