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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FODPZ is currently running a multi-year project titled Strengthening the Disability Movement in Zimbabwe. The Project started in September 2018 and will end in 2021 and is being core funded by The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and CBM.

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  • 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.  

New appointee to the PVO Board of Zimbabwe representing Persons with Disabilities

Mr Timothy Mudarikwa Executive Director of Zimbabwe Association of the visually handicapped (ZAVH) headquartered in Masvingo  was recently appointed to the Private Voluntary Organisation (PVO) Board of Zimbabwe and received his confirmation of appointed from Honorable Minister Sekai  Zenza (Ministry of Labour, Manpower Planning and Social Services) on 29 October 2019. He would be representing the disability sector as a nominee from The Federation of Organisations of Disabled People in Zimbabwe (FODPZ).