Community Center For The Disabled
CCD for the past 14 years has successfully implemented projects in more than 10 provinces including, Kabul, Bamyan, Balkh, Herat, Nangarhar, Kapisa, Parwan, Takhar & Daikundi provinces of Afghanistan.
CCD has been one of the active advocates in the ratification of the Convention on the
Rights of Persons with disability in 2012 by Afghan government.
Nation Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:
Afghan government passed the Nation Law on the Rights of Persons with disability.
CCD was one of the disability stakeholders that had role in advocacy for enactment of the law Amendment of the Election Law by integrating disability issue in the laws
Disability Rights Watch Afghanistan (DRWA):
CCD has established a network of more than 35 Disable People Organization (DPOs)
throughout 34 provinces of Afghanistan and linked them in a network of Disability Rights
Watch Afghanistan (DRWA) through the support of British & Irish Agencies Afghanistan Group (BAAG) and UKAid. CCD has strong links with DPOs to share resources, coordinate actions, develop common projects, and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. DPOs has increased their capacities awareness about their role, changed their paradigm from being dependent on the community and government to become independent organizations for PwDs, and built each other’s capacity to engage in advocacy activities.
Civil Society Organizations & Networks:
In addition to establishing partnership with DPOs, CCD has coordinated with different civil society networks including ACSFo (Afghan Civil Society Forum), ACBAR (Agency Coordination Body for Afghan Relief), ANCB (Afghan NGO Coordination Bureau), AWN (Afghan Women Network), AWAC (Afghan Women advocacy Coalition), ACBRN (Afghan Community Based Rehabilitation Network) and DSCG (Disability Stakeholders coordination Group) International Campaign for the Ban Landmine (ICBL), Afghan Civil
Society Network (ACSEN) and Civil Society and humans Rights Network (CSHRN).
These relationships allowed CCD to network and cooperate with NGOs at the national and local.
Government and Parliament:
CCD is registered at the Ministry of Economy, Education, MoLSAMD and the Ministry of
Women’s Affairs and works with these Ministries at various levels. CCD is also a founding member of the Disability Stakeholders Coordination Group (DSCG) and member of Advocacy Committee for the Rights of People with Disability (ACPD)
Convention on Cluster Munitions:
CCD was one of the members of the Advocacy Committee for the Rights of Person with disabilities through which was advocating for the ratification of Convention on Cluster Munitions
CCD provided awareness sessions on the rights of persons with disabilities in the community, authorities and families levels.
CCD provided different types of vocational trainings for persons with disabilities to build their capacity and improve their social life.
Education is one the basic rights of children with disabilities. CCD has managed to facilitate access to children with disabilities informal and formal schools.
Sports/recreation and culture:
People with disabilities benefited from sports and culture activities of CCD. Many girls and
boys participated and used the facilities provided by CCD in Kabul’s different districts.