Medical Allowance

One of the objectives of establishing the Association is to provide equal access of health services to the people with disabilities in the country. In Bhutan, the healthcare system is free to all citizens and thus health deteriorating factors could be less. However, due to poverty among the people with disabilities in rural areas, they are unable to avail free …

Providing independent living skill Training

One of the programs of DPAB is to provide various independent living skills trainings to persons with disabilities. The objective of providing such skills based training is to empower PWDs to alleviate them from poverty to dignity. Independent living skills training is and will be one of the key programs for persons with disabilities. As of now, the organization has …

Education Support to the Children with Disabilities

One of the objectives of establishing the Association is to help persons with disabilities enhance their education and capabilities so that they can lead an independent life. Since most of the persons with disabilities come from economically disadvantaged family background, it’s felt that without appropriate support, they can be at the risk of either leaving their schools or not even …

Awareness and Advocacy

One of the mandates of the association is to create awareness and advocacy on the rights for the persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Bhutan. Most people in the community have strong discriminatory beliefs about persons living with disabilities and the causes of their impairments. They think that disabilities are caused as a result of bad deeds in past life and …