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?
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
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 RightsRead 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 MinistryRead full story
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.BOOK NOW