Established in 1991, the Lesotho National Federation of Organisations of the Disabled (LNFOD) is an umbrella body of organizations 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 Persons (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).
THE FIRST EVER LESOTHO CONTINENTAL ROUND
hosted a successful first ever Continental Round Table where representatives of
fifteen (15) Continental and six (6) National Disabled Persons Organisations
from across the continent of Africa, four (4) African Governments and five (5)
Development Partners, convened in Maseru, Lesotho, under the auspices of the
Secretariat of African Decade of Persons with Disabilities (SADPD), from 1st to
4th December 2013 to reflect and discuss on the theme “BREAK BARRIERS, OPEN DOORS FOR AN INCLUSIVE SOCIETY FOR ALL”.
Click here for a detailed Continental Round
Table 2013 Communique
Lesotho National Federation of
Organizations of the Disabled intends to fill the position of Executive
Director. Applications are requested from
suitable candidates. Curriculum vitae and certified copies of educational
qualifications plus list of addresses of three (3) referees should be to LNFOD
on or before Friday, 07th February 2014 at 13H00. Please Click here for full Details.
Lesotho National Federation of Organizations of the Disabled (LNFOD) is looking for a qualified consultant(s) who has extensive knowledge and experience in development of training manual and facilitating rights based approach community advocacy trainings, to develop an advocacy training manual. Applications should be send to LNFOD on or before Wednesday, 22nd January 2014. Please Click here for full Details
VACANCY - ADVERTISEMENT
Lesotho National Federation of Organizations of the Disabled (LNFOD) intends to fill the position of Accounts Officer for a three-year contract. Submit your curriculum vitae and certified copies of educational qualifications plus name and addresses of three (3) referees.
OTHER NEWS Lesotho Government Committed to Implement UNCRPD - PM
The Right Honourable Prime Minister Dr. Motsoahe Thomas Thabane reaffirmed the committement of his governement to improve lives of People with disabilities. This was said in a press conference held on the 9th October, 2013 following his trip from the United Nations General Assembly, New York USA. When he highlighted on some of the agreements made by the general assembly Dr. Thabane pointed out that in order for the nations to realize sustained development, issues of persons with disabilities have to be mainstreamed in such developmental projects and programmes.
Open Letter to the Minister of Social Development Breaks the Ice
Lesotho National Federation Of Organisations of the Disabled (LNFOD) successfully released the open letter to the Honourable Minister of Social Development on the 10th September 2013 to all our stakeholders, development partners’ people with disabilities and the public at large. For more information about the content of this letter, please refer to the Informative newspaper dated 10th September 2013.
Women with Disability rock the Thahameso show for Women's Month!
Watch the Thahameso Show on Lesotho TV on Friday30th August for a special program looking at inspirational women with a disability.
LNFOD discusses disability specific legislation on Seboping live
Nkhasi Sefuthi, LNFOD Human Rights and Advocacy Officer, joined the Director of Disability Services from the Ministry of Social Development and the Senior Inspector from the Special Education Unit, Ministry of Education and Training on Radio Lesotho's Seboping Live show. The program answered frequently asked questions regarding the impact of a Disability Equity Act on different sectors of society. Listen to the program