Submission of Demand Letter to Ministries in Program.

The right to live with dignity in chosen community.

The right to participate in every aspect of life.

The right to make our own decisions.

What we do?

A person carrying a play card saying _ the only special need that I want is to be accepted the way i am

Center for Independent Living of Persons with Disabilities, Kathmandu (CIL-Kathmandu) is a non-profit, non-political, self-help organization run by and for persons with disabilities. It is the first disabled persons’ organization established to promote and protect the rights of people with disabilities through the concept of ‘Independent Living’ in Nepal.

Read More

Latest News

Virtual Training/Interaction on Disability and Human Rights

This organization  Center for Independent Living of Persons with Disabilities, Kathmandu (CIL-Kathmandu), National Indigenous Disability Woman Association Nepal (NIDWAN), and NASLI- Nepal National Association of the Sign Language Interpreter jointly and also with coordination with the National disability Journalist Association Nepal Kathmandu, Disability Development Forum Bajang, Disability Women Association Rupandehi, ReCed Thanahu Disability Human rights… Read more Virtual Training/Interaction on Disability and Human Rights

Read full story

Advocacy with Transportation Ministry

CIL Kathmandu advocacy team visited Ministry of Physical Construction and Transportation and met Ms. Pramila Devi Raj Bhandari, Joint Secretary of the Ministry. The team introduced the challenges that all people with disability are facing on public buses due to not well customized structure for enabling access to divers people. Similarly, the team requested to… Read more Advocacy with Transportation Ministry

Read full story
CIL Kathmandu President Mr. Tek Bahadur Gurung using the lift to get inside the VAN. Also in the picture is staff operating the lift.

Wheelchair Accessible Travel VAN

First time in Nepal, CIL-Kathmandu presents fully wheelchair accessible travel van. This van has a hydraulic system to lift the wheelchair and has ample space inside the VAN for as much as 4 wheelchairs. The VAN is safe and convenient mode of travel for those with limited mobility. NOW AVAILABLE FOR HIRE.

View video caption

This is a video caption.





Wheelchair Distribution Porgram


Balaju School of Engineering and Technology

More About this event




International Conference on Accessible Adventure


Hotel Shangri-La, Pokhara

More About this event




Earthquake Safety Day


Hotel Hardik

More About this event