Advise relevant State organs and institutions

Through the Department of Rehabilitation and Research, the Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities’ other function is to advise relevant State Organs and Institutions on the provision of equal opportunities, empowerment programs and facilities to Persons with Disabilities. It is through this mandate that a number of Persons with Disabilities and Organizations for Persons with Disabilities have benefited from empowerment programs and initiatives through the Citizens’ Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) and Constituency Development Fund (CDF) among other empowerment programs, thereby improving the economic independence and livelihood among Persons with Disabilities. The Department of may also conduct inquiries into nay matter relating to the welfare, habilitation and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities;

Figure 1: Government, Ministries and other stakeholders are providing inclusive services.