Disability Fund

Disability Fund

What is disability fund?

This is two percent (2%) of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) allocated to Persons with Disability in the District.

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For the effective utilization of the fund, a District Fund Management Committee is put in place to oversee the disbursement and utilization of the fund to the PWDs.

Who qualifies to access the disability fund?

  • Visually Impared
  • Hearing and speech Impared
  • Physically Challenged
  • Multiple Disabled person
  • How to access the fund?

  • i. Person with disability applies to the District Chief Executive stating all necessary details
  • ii. The applications are referred to the Fund Management Committee
  • iii. The committee meets and sorts the applicants within seven (7) working days
  • iv. Applicants are interviewed or talked to within fourteen (14) working days
  • v. After satisfaction with the authenticity of applicants as person with disability, the applications are reviewed and approved.
  • vi. A report is written by the committee stating the names, type of disability, applicant’s profession, amount requested, the urgency of the applicant’s need, age and sex of applicant.
  • The reports are submitted to the District Chief Executive and the Internal Audit Unit and upon satisfaction; a P.V. is prepared with the names of approved individual.

    Beneficiaries are invited to the Assembly by the committee within one month for payment with their identification cards.

    Balance of unpaid sums are kept with the Assembly for continuous payment to those beneficiaries who could not make it earlier