About Our Organization
The Federation of Organizations of Disabled People in Zimbabwe [FODPZ] is a national disability umbrella body of various national Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs). It is a non-profit making organization. The federation was formed on 26 July 2003 and was registered as a Private Voluntary Organization in 2004. FODPZ’s national office was based in Bulawayo since its inception until it relocated to Harare in April 2014. The Federation is managed by a governing board of representative members from its affiliate organizations. The objective of its formation was to strengthen and unify the representative voice of Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and organizations of Parents of Children with Disabilities in Zimbabwe.
A proactive community of Organisations of Persons with Disabilities responsive and devoted to the sustainable development needs of all persons with disabilities and the full realization of human rights, equality, good governance and poverty alleviation in Zimbabwe.
We the body of organizations of persons with disabilities are committed to the promotion of equality, human rights and sustainable development through the support of capacitated and well-coordinated members that are responsive to the needs and aspirations of people with disabilities in Zimbabwe.
To achieve equalization of opportunities; attainment and enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for persons with disabilities in Zimbabwe.