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Global Networks

Key words: Social inclusion, rights of persons with disabilities

Implementing partner: Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network EDAN

Project description:

EDAN (Ecumenical Disabilities Advocacy Networks) is a programme of the World Council of Churches (WCC). The work is carried out in regional and international levels and it therefore has wide networks in the field of disabilities. EDAN headquarters is situated in Nairobi, where the project is being managed and coordinated. The project itself is carried out in the countries in East Africa (Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya). The aim of the project is to increase social inclusion, participation and active involvement of people with disabilities in these three partner countries. The project also coordinates capacity building in awareness raising and advocacy skills. The expecting long-term effect is improved livelihood of person with disabilities.