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The right to live with dignity in chosen community.

The right to participate in every aspect of life.

The right to make our own decisions.

What we do?

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Independent Living Center for Persons with Disabilities, Kathmandu (CIL-Kathmandu) is a non-profit, non-political, self-help organization run by and for persons with disabilities. It is the first disabled persons’ organization established to promote and protect the rights of people with disabilities through the concept of ‘Independent Living’ in Nepal.

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CIL-Kathmandu was very happy to be an organising partner for Nepal’s inaugural International Conference on Accessible Adventure which was held at Hotel Shangri-la in Pokhara from March 29-31. The landmark three-day conference brought together examples and learnings of international best practice in inclusive tourism for seniors and travellers with disabilities and was attended by 150… Read more International Conference on Accessible Adventure 2018

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CIL-Kathmandu has collaborated with the National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET) to deliver a program on earthquake safety for wheelchair users to mark the 20th National Earthquake Safety Day celebrated earlier in the month of January. The program was part of an ongoing series of activities CIL-Kathmandu has undertaken since the devastating earthquakes of 2015… Read more Earthquake ‘Go-Bag’ Distribution

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International Conference on Accessible Adventure


Hotel Shangri-La, Pokhara

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Earthquake Safety Day


Hotel Hardik

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities Celebrations


Bhrikutimandap, Kathmandu

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