Centre for Empowerment of Females with Disabilities (CEFED)

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

CEFED is an independent, non-governmental, inter-denominational, and non-profit Christian organization ministering to persons and families affected disabilities.

Mission:

CEFED seeks to promote the education and empowerment of Persons with Disabilities so as to break the vicious cycle of poverty and disabilities and also breakdown walls of exclusion of individuals with disabilities.

Activities:

- Media and community disability awareness raising;
- Evangelistic and social outreach;
- Residential and day schooling for children with and without disabilities (Full and Partial Inclusion);
- Training of teachers in special needs education;
- Advocacy on rights of persons with disabilities;
- Vocational craftworks for children with disabilities;
- Support to parents on care for their CWDs;
- Health consultations and referrals for CWDs;
- Basic counselling to persons and families affected with disabilities;
- Annual family retreats for families of PWDs;

Year established

2002

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Joni & Friends International Disability Centre - USA Crossing Bridges Coordinating Unit of Associations of Persons with Disabilities (CUAPWD)-Cameroon

Further information


About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Cameroon

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Disability issues; Education and training; Gender...show all (6)