This is a new project being funded by CBM. The project will be implemented over four years, from the 1st September 2021 to 31st August 2025, with the overall goal of improving participation and involvement of FODPZ members and OPD members with disabilities in disability inclusive development in Zimbabwe by 2025

FODPZ is part of a consortium of six organisations in implementing The Evidence and Collaboration for Inclusive Development (ECID) programme in Zimbabwe. The six organisations are Christian Aid as the lead partner, Read more

One key section of FODPZ that is directly run by the National Coordinator is the Advocacy and Lobbying Department. The major work of FODPZ revolves around advocacy and lobbying at national level, working mostly at policy level with various stakeholders.

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  • National Disability Expo 2021

    The National Disability Expo this year will run from the 11 -13 of October 2021, at Gweru Sports Club. The Event will be Officially Opened by The President of The Republic of Zimbabwe His Excellency President E.D Mnangangwa on the 13th of October.

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    The commemoration of the international Day of Persons with Disabilities is held on the 3rd of December every year under different themes in partnership with the following organizations;

    Ministry of Labour, Manpower Planning and Social Services

    Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs)

    UN-Agencies (i.e UN-Women, UNDP, UNCEF and UNESCO)

    Federation of Organisations of Disabled People in Zimbabwe

    Once again, FODPZ is excited to be participating in the event this year!

    This years theme is: Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 development agenda.