Vission, Mission and Goals

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People with disabilities living a dignified and independent life, with a full understanding of their human rights, in a barrier-free community.


Promoting and strengthening values, principles and practices of independent living throughout Nepal.


CIL-Kathmandu has set the following goals to achieve its mission:

  • Establish and strengthen independent living centers as intermediaries between persons with disabilities and the government to help implement independent living principles across Nepal.
  • Build a positive and responsible state and society for the promotion and development of the independent living concept.
  • Encourage national adoption of anti-discriminatory laws and policies regarding the rights of persons with disabilities.