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The Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi (FEDOMA) was founded in 1999, as an umbrella organisation of Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs) in Malawi to provide a unified voice for all the disabled people.
To enhance the welfare of all persons with disabilities and enable them to assume their rightful role in society.
To support and encourage the formation of persons with disabilities organisations in Malawi and to strengthen the existing ones.
To promote and coordinate development efforts and self-help projects among persons with disabilities and their organisations.
The current constituency of organizations include:
Malawi Union of the Blind (MUB).
Disabled Women in Development (DIWODE).
Malawi National Association of the Deaf (MANAD).
By Steve Beloved Kaunga
Youth with Disabilities Network-YDN a branch of Federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi(FEDOMA) says negative attitudes about disability and discrimination on the basis of disability are the most prevalent and primary obstacles to the successful employment of young people with disabilities in Malawi...Read the Full Story