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Disabled Persons' Association of Bhutan
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Yesterday, on 9th September 2018, people with disabilities living around Thimphu area has successfully participated in the primary round of the third parliamentary National Assembly Election 2018 through postal ballot services.

Therefore, on behalf of people with disabilities and the participants, we the Association would like to thank Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) for providing equal access to vote and happy to experience how free and fair election are being conducted by ECB.
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In order to empower women in the society and to get respectful employment and to live independently, with financial support from CFLI (Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, DPAB is conducting five months training course on Healing and Massage training to fifteen women with disabilities or from the disadvantaged family from 1st September 2018-January 2019 at Norbu Healing Arts Centre.
Therefore, the interested candidates, who meet the following requirements, may submit the documents to the DPAB Secretariat Office on or before 25th August 2018.
1. Women with disabilities (visually impaired)
2. School drop-outs women from disadvantaged family (orphan, divorced, unemployed)
3. Age: 18-35
Documents requirements
I. Citizenship Identity Card
II. Consent Letter from parents or guardians.
III. If school dropouts, required to submit academic transcript.
Please do share this news in order to empower women in the society and to get respectful employment and to live independently .

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8/14/18
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DPAB started short term training course on tailoring for five months to ten people with disabilities/caregivers of PWDs at Pema Dorji Tailoring located at Babesa. Thimphu.
Providing such training is to create a respectful employment opportunity and to improve the quality of life and living condition of persons with disabilities
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8/7/18
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Significance and symbols of Disabled Persons' Association of Bhutan-DPAB Logo. The Person on Wheel Chair and Cane below it represents all Persons with Disabilities in Bhutan. The Dharma Wheel represents the essence of Buddhist teachings. The eight spokes of the Wheel represents eight types of Disabilities existing in Bhutan – blind, deaf, paralyzed, amputated, intellectually challenged, chronic mental and physically ill patients. The three lotus petals intertwined in the centre of the wheel represents the harmonization and optimization of mind, spirit and bodily functions of person with disabilities in Bhutan.
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Involvement of people with disabilities in any kind of meeting or seminars held in the community, society or in the nationwide will not only help in raising individual voice for their rights but also help for the policy makers and concern authorities to bring changes to the life of people with disabilities with equal rights and equal access in the community.
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7/23/18
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On 3rd July 2018, 10 youth with disabilities successfully completed four months training on high quality healing therapy and massage from Norbu Healing Arts Centre (NHAC) in Thimphu which was financially supported by Austrian Development Agency.
This program is designed to provide life skill trainings to help persons with disabilities and develop relevant professional skills to empowered themselves in the society and get a decent job and live independent life. So far DPAB has conducted fourth batch training in massage and healing therapy whereby more than 30 youths with disabilities has been benefited from this program.
On this regard DPAB would like to congratulate the group for completing the training successfully.
DPAB would like to thank ADA for funding supports and Norbu Healing Arts Centre for opening this door of opportunity for persons with disabilities, all your assistance and support during the training course.

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On 15th October 2017, coinciding with the Celebration of International White Cane Day, people with visually impaired, other people living with disabilities and their caregivers gathered at Kuensel Phodrang were Oral transmissions of Kanjyur is presiding over by His Holiness the 70th Je Khenpo Treku Jigme Choda. They were blessed with Kago from His Eminence Letshog Lopen Sangay_Dorji in the Zhung Dratshang. It was organized by Disabled Persons' Association of Bhutan-DPAB.
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10/17/17
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On behalf of people living with disability in Bhutan, we the board, executive, and the management of DPAB would like to thank our main donor Normisjon for being the main part of our ongoing five years project on Organization Development on Capacity Building of DPAB. Thank you for your continued support.
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10/10/17
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