Established in 1991, the Lesotho National Federation of Organisations of the Disabled (LNFOD) is an umbrella body of organisations dealing with disability in Lesotho.
Its mission is to protect the rights of people with disabilities Lesotho by providing support for disabled people’s organizations and empowering their members with life-skills, financial and material resources and representing their needs to the government, development partners and wider society.
Its membership consists of the Lesotho National Association of Physically Disabled (LNAPD), Intellectual Disability Association of Lesotho (IDAL), Lesotho National League of the Visually Impaired Persons (LNLVIP) and National Association of the Deaf in Lesotho (NADL).
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Hundreds march in Qacha’snek to celebrate international day of persons with disabilities
Hundreds of persons with disabilities gathered in Qacha’snek to on Wednesday, 03rd December 2014 to celebrate international day of persons with disabilities. Since 1992, this event is recognized by the United Nations with the aim to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.
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Lesotho National Federation of Organizations of the Disabled (LNFOD) is implementing a project on the Policy and Legislative Reform for Persons with Disabilities. This is funded by the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). LNFOD is looking for a qualified consultant(s) who has experience working in the Justice sector to review the existing laws and policies to determine harmony with article 4 of the UNCRPD.
Applications should be send to LNFOD on or before Friday, 20th February 2015, at 13:00.
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Creation of African Disability Forum (ADF)
The Lesotho National Federation of Organisations of the Disabled (LNFOD) participated at the Creation of African Disability Forum (ADF) which took place in UN Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on (17-19) November 2014. LNFOD is proud to have contributed in successful establishment of this history-making body, thanks to NAD who supported the Lesotho delegation to partake in this important initiative. In this launch meeting LNFOD further scored when one of their delegates, Adv. Nkhasi Sefuthi was nominated in the technical working committee to work on the development of bylaws for the constitution of the continental body for the next six (6) months.
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