About CIL- Kathmandu

Group photo of CIL members and Staffs infront of a building.

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.

The four key areas we work in are:

  1. Advocacy
  2. Peer Support Services
  3. Awareness
  4. Assistive Services, Devices and Technology

CIL-Kathmandu is headquartered in Gaushala, Kathmandu, and is affiliated with organizations in 20 districts around Nepal also promoting the concept of Independent Living.

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