World Disability Day Celebrated in Kupwara and Ganderbal

Hope Disability Centre and Handicap International jointly celebrated World Disability Day in Kupwara and Baramulla on 3rd and 4th of Dec 2010.

Handicap International - JK Phase 2  and JK Phase 3

Handicap International continues to be partner of Hope Disability Centre for one more year Oct-2010 to Sept 2011.

World Disability Day Celebrated in Waybill

December 4, 2009
Hope Disability Centre and Handicap International jointly celebrated World Disability Day yesterday in Wayil, Ganderbal District. World Disability Day was begun in 1982 by the United Nations, and is celebrated around the world. The objective of World Disability Day is to promote the rights of disabled people by including them in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. Globally, one in every 10 people lives with a disability. It is estimated that there are 600 million disabled people worldwide. The Hope Disability Centre was founded to support the thousands of disabled people and children in Kashmir.
During the celebration, 20 disabled children joined with 30 able-bodied children in games,  artistic activities,  songs and speeches.
Attendees also included: Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Ganderbal District Social Welfare Officer, Tashail Social Welfare Officer, District Officer Women’s Development,  CO 5RR Ganderbal, Captain 5RR Ganderbal, Headmistriss Government  Boys Middle School Wayil, Principal Sultan Arifeen School Wayil, Dr Fahim and Dr. Tufail from Government Medical Centre.Rising Kashmir newspaper reported on Hope Centre's joint celebration of World Disability Day with Handicap International. Here is a link to the article: World Disability Day.


ALTSO Funds Kupwara Outreach Centre

November, 2009

We are very happy to announce that A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) has funded the building of a rehabilitation centre in Kupwara, near the Pakistan border.  Construction will begin in early 2010.

Handicap International Selects Hope Centre as Kashmir Partner

September, 2009

Hope Disability Centre is delighted to announce that Handicap International has selected us as their partner in Kashmir!  This has been a tremendous boost to us, and we are very grateful for their assistance.

In the News  - May 2009

 May 30, 2009

Kashmir Life published a full page article on the Hope Disability Centre. You can read it here:

 Daring Challenges, Creating Hope

In the News - March 2009

Nusrat Ara wrote a great article on Sami and the Hope Centre at You can read the article by clicking on the title below:

A Centre for disability but more of a centre of hope

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