About Us

Established in 2001, the Lao Disabled People’s Association (LDPA) is a membership-based organisation for people with disability advocating disability rights and providing services to members based on their needs. The LDPA is one of the few officially recognised non profit associations in Lao PDR.  The LDPA is also an officially registered civil society organisation.

The LDPA has over 9,000 members from across the country but we seek to represent the interests of all people with disability within Lao PDR irrespective of their membership status. The LDPA does this at a national and provincial level. At the LDPA’s head office in Vientiane Capital we work in partnership with several organisations on strategic advocacy and rights-based projects.  We also provide outreach, opportunity and empowerment at a provincial level where members are organised into groups (cells) coordinated by cell secretaries.

Our Vision and Our Strategy

Our People

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Our Vision, Our Goal and Our Strategy

Our Vision: People with disabilities are fully accepted and participate in all aspects of society. Our Goal: Civil society organisations, the private sector and government are fully aware of and understand issues related to disability rights. LDPA head office and provincial branch offices have strong organizational capacity and leadership and are able to effectively represent …

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