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...Empowering people with disabilities and to ensure their active participation in society.

Welcome to NASCOH

Headquartered in Harare and founded in 1969, NASCOH is the umbrella body of 70 organisations of and for people with disabilities (PWDs) in Zimbabwe, representing the mentally and physically challenged, the visually and hearing impaired, and those with conditions like epilepsy and Down syndrome.

NASCOH’s vision is to be leaders in the holistic empowerment of people with disabilities in Zimbabwe and beyond and its mission is to promote and protect the rights of people with disabilities through a well-coordinated membership.

Key objectives that guide NASCOH in achieving its mandate include lobbying and advocating for disability friendly legislation and policies, capacity building and coordinating the activities of member organisations, provision of research and information dissemination on disability, and provision of advice on disability to government and interested bodies.

 

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NASCOH Activities

The final aim is to empower people with disabilities and to ensure their active participation in political, economic, social and cultural life in a way that is respectful and accommodating of their difference.

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HIV and AIDS interventions in Zimbabwe – Are we closing the gap for people with disabilities?

             By Lovemore Rambiyawo Programs Manager – National Association of Societies for the Care of the […]

November 3, 2017

NASCOH diversifies into sexual and reproductive health for people with disabilities

Since January 2014, NASCOH, in conjunction with 5 of its member organisations  has trained 1 […]

September 14, 2017

Zimbabwe embarks on HIV and AIDS peer counseling training for people with disabilities

Zimbabwe has scored a first in health interventions by becoming one of the few countries […]

November 4, 2014

Web update, 4th year- 2012

The ongoing programme on “Enfranchising people with disabilities (PWDs) to exercise their constitutional right to […]

October 29, 2013

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To be leaders in the Holistic Empowerment of people with disabilities in Zimbabwe and beyond.