National deaf Federation - NEPAL (NDFN)

Kathmandu, Nepal

Introduction

The purpose of formation of NDFN was to advocate for the rights of deaf, motivate for organizational development and make access them to get basic needs of life. NDFN has been conducting the programs such as developing and disseminating of Nepali Sign Language (NSL), formation of local deaf associations and their capacity building, leadership, awareness and advocacy for the rights of deaf people.

Vision

Strengthened deaf Network: dignified deaf community with self-identity and rights.

Mission

To empower deaf community through advocacy, network development and capacity building.

Objectives

  • Strengthen local deaf leadership and local deaf association.
  • To create awareness among deaf about their rights, and their status along with UNCRPD.
  • Equalization of opportunities for the deaf in society.
  • Increase and create the opportunities of earning for the deaf people.
  • Improve and promote the status and recognition of the sign language.
  • Aware deaf women and break down the traditional social barrier to become independent.
  • To strengthen interpreter services.

 

Working Committee 2011

S. N

Name

Position

Contact SMS

1

K.P. Adhikari

President

 

2

Jaman Singh Gurung

Senior Vice- president

 

3

Satya Devi Wagle

Vice-President

 

4

Surya Bahadur Budhathoki

General Secretary

 

5

Santosh K.C.

Secretary

 

6

Bir Bahadur Bogati

Treasurer

 

7

Dinesh Paneru

Member

 

8

Sagun Shrestha

Member

 

9

Sunita Tiwari  

Member

 

10

Pratima Gurung

Member

 

11

Arbinda Kumar Chaudhary

Member

 

 

Different Committees under National Deaf Federation Nepal

 

National Deaf Youth Committee

S.n.

Post

Name

Representing Local Deaf Association

1

Coordinator

Dinesh Paneru

Kailali Deaf Association

2

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

Member

 

Deaf Association

National Committee of the Deaf Women

S. n.

Name

Name

Representing Local Deaf Association

1

Coordinator

Satya Devi Wagle

Kathmandu Deaf Association

2

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

Deaf Education and Sign Language Development National Committee

S.n.

Name

Name

Representing Local Deaf Association

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

5