A P D A - Asian   People's   Disability   Alliance

“ NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic & Social Council of the United Nations ”

Sri Lanka
APDA helped disabled people in the Puttalam District who were marginalised and received no services or support.

It provided:
  • training
  • health and education sessions
  • and helps with job creation.
It did this through UK-based volunteers who were:
  • doctors
  • teachers
  • business people
  • and other professionals

This project was funded by DFID and VSO.

APDA is also planning to work in Pakistan and Bangladesh in the future.