Organisations

Wits Tintswalo Community Rehabilitation Research and Education Programme (CORRE)

South Africa

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P O Box 558
Acornhoek 1360

CORRE's mission is to develop and run a training programme for community rehabilitation workers together with people with disabilities and rehabilitation professionals; to promote the concept and implementation of CBR by influencing policy and attitudes at all levels of social and political organisation; and to provide rigorously researched evidence of CBR effectiveness and models of implementation. The Resource centre is not open to the public

Southern African Network of AIDS Service Organisations (SANASO)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 6690
Harare

SANASO is a network which aims to strengthen the effectiveness and co-ordination of the NGO, FBO and CBO response to HIV/AIDS in the southern Africa region by encouraging information exchange between NGOs and liaison with national AIDS Control Programmes. With a current membership of over 1000 organisations in 10 member countries, network activities are co-ordinated through its secretariat office in Harare.

German Development Cooperation Health Systems Research GTZ-HSR

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 2406
Highlands
Harare

The programme has the overall objective to improve reproductive health services and facilitate health care reforms in the Southern African Region through health systems research, within the different countries themselves as well as at an inter-country level. Through this regional approach, it will contribute to the strengthening of communication and collaboration between neighbouring countries (South-South co-operation). Special emphasis is laid on practical, decentralised research, which can be directly translated into action.
Resource Centre onpen to the public

The AIDS Information and Support Centre (TASC)

Swaziland

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PO Box 1279
Manzini

TASC aims to support the reduction of HIV infections and AIDS. Its objetives are to reach out to vulnerable individuals and groups, communities and the general public with appropriate HIV/AIDS prevention messages; to work in close collaboration and cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and other stakeholders in skills building and networking; to provide a daily voluntary client walk-in service for counselling, testing and education; and to operate a daily telephone help-line. The resource centre is open to the public

Zimcare Trust

Zimbabwe

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P O Box 90
Belvedere
Harare

Zimcare offer support and training to persons with learning disabilites to encourage equal opportunities within society

First National Bank of Botswana Ltd (FNBB)

Botswana

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PO Box 1552
Gaborone

FNBB is a financial institution with various departments. The Health, Safety and Welfare Department aims to provide quality social security and health services, guidance and counselling to employees and their families, to ensure a commitment to work and worker productivity

Southern African Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD)

Botswana

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P. O. Box AE 901 AEH, Molapo Crossing
Ipelo House, Plot 103, Unit 3, Commerce Park
Gaborone

We are a leading Southern African disability-focused network engaged in coordination of activities of organisations of Persons with Disabilities in the Southern Africa region. The organisation was formed in 1986 by persons with disabilities as a federation of Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) with a strong presence in 10 countries. In each of these countries, we coordinate our programs and activities through national federations of DPOs, as follows:

- Federation of Organisations of Disabled People in Angola (FAPED);
- Botswana Federation of Disabled People (BOFOD);
- Lesotho National Federation of the Disabled (LNFOD);
- Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi (FEDOMA);
- Forum of Associations of Disabled People in Mozambique (FAMOD);
- National Federation of People with Disabilities in Namibia (NFPDN);
- Disabled People South Africa (DPSA);
- Federation of Organisations of Disabled People in Swaziland (FODSWA);
- Zambia Federation of Disabled (ZAFOD); and
- Federation of Organisations of Disabled People in Zimbabwe (FODPZ).

OUR MISSION

"To advocate for the rights of Persons with Disabilities as well as nurturing and strengthening its affiliates and other stakeholders in Southern Africa to ensure promotion of inclusive development and human rights for persons with disabilities."

OUR SLOGAN

SAFOD operates under the following motto: "Unlocking an Inclusive Society for Persons with Disabilities in Southern Africa."

OUR VISION

"An inclusive society where Persons with Disabilities are treated with dignity, respect and on the basis of equality."

WHAT WE DO

SAFOD delivers on its mission of strengthening DPOs in SAFOD member countries through training, research, coordination, information-sharing, promotion of human rights and stimulating persons with disabilities' political and social development.