Disability Inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Dialogue held 5th May 2022
The Council to gather with Water Aid Uganda organized a Dialogue meeting to share information that was generated through a rapid assessment that was conducted by NCPD and Sense International on the effects of COVID 19 on the lives of Persons with Disabilities in Uganda. Among the challenges identified during the study was limited access to WASH facilities and services yet it was the most needed service during the pic of the pandemic. The meeting was attended several stakeholders that include; Members of Parliament; Hon. Isaac Ssejoba, who was the Key note Address Speaker - he is a Member of WASH Parliamentary Forum. He pledged to support lobbying and advocacy of budget inclusion for persons with Disabilities. Hon;Joyce Bagala Ntwata was the Guest of Honor to this function- she pledged to support NCPD and the Disabilitiy fraternity at large in accessing Media for increased awareness and advocacy for Inclusive WASH. Hon. Bumali Mpindi also graced the occassion and pledged to work with council to ensure Persons with Disabilities access WASH services equitably.