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.

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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.

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Article published on ENIL website

An article was written by Ms. Jamuna Subedi, Vice-president of CIL Kathmandu, which was published on the website of “European Network on Independent Living”  topic on “Independent Living and being included in the community–the rights of persons with disabilities in Nepal”. The philosophy of Independent Living is that of living like everyone else – having… Read more Article published on ENIL website

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Accessible Adventure for all: Nepal’s best kept secret

An article was written by Mr. Pankaj Pradhananga, Director, Four Season Travel, Nepal “Who wouldn’t want to revisit Nepal?” Mirko Tomassoni wrote back in one of our conversations when I asked his travel preferences recently. Mirko is not an ordinary traveler, he is a disability activist and a leader from San Marino. He was a… Read more Accessible Adventure for all: Nepal’s best kept secret

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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.

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Wheelchair Distribution Porgram


Balaju School of Engineering and Technology

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International Conference on Accessible Adventure


Hotel Shangri-La, Pokhara

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Earthquake Safety Day


Hotel Hardik

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