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Doing old things in new ways since 1999.

We are specialised in Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and Disability Inclusive Development (DID).

Capacity Development

We offer capacity development trajectories to our partners and are a knowledge centre on CBR and DID for the Liliane Foundation.
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Research

In the past 20 years, Enablement initiated and contributed to several research studies and evaluations. These have contributed to the body of knowledge on CBR.
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Innovation

Enablement makes use of existing knowledge and tools to offer innovative solutions to existing problems.
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CBR for Inclusive Development

Our documentary “CBR for Inclusive Development” displays the realities of CBR in the field. Filmmaker Thomas Koopman spent one month in Nepal to visit several project sites of the Karuna Foundation Nepal.

The documentary highlights the key position of CBR facilitators in Community Based Rehabilitation. You will find good practices as well as challenges covered in all domains of the WHO CBR Matrix.

Latest News

January 5, 2021
By Léa Guignard

Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal

Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development aims to enhance knowledge in the field of disability and inclusive development, addressing the needs of practitioners in the field (particularly those from developing countries), policy makers, disabled persons’ organisations and the scientific community. The journal encourages publication of information that is evidence-based, to improve policy,current knowledge and programme implementation, and […]
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December 3, 2020
By Léa Guignard

The RehApp awarded by the Zero Project 2021!

INCLUSIVE EMPLOYMENT AND ICT The Zero Project presents its 82 Awardees 2021 on Employment and ICT. Three groups have been defined for Awardees in employment, defined by the background of the awarded organizations (Business Sector, Civil Society and Public Sector). Within each of the four groups, Awardees are sorted by country of implementation, contain a […]
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October 26, 2020
By Léa Guignard

ResultsinHealth's Liberating Structure Workshop

Are you an M&E Specialist who are leading and/or facilitating participatory M&E processes and wish to experience and understand Liberating Structures? ResultsinHealth Netherlands will be holding online Liberating Structures Immersion Workshop on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of November 2020. Liberating Structures (LS) are a set of simple, playful yet powerful approaches for group participation. […]
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  • We support Healthcare Information For All

    HIFA (Healthcare Information For All) is a global social movement to improve the availability and use of healthcare information in low- and middle-income countries.
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    Enablement Nepal

    Enablement-Nepal is an independent not-for-profit organisation established to promote the rights of persons with disabilities through capacity building of actors and organisations in Disability, Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID).
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Projects

Enablement works closely with people with disabilities, their families, and other stakeholders on all levels in various projects around the world.

Disability Inclusive Water Management & Agriculture

We believe that people with a disability can contribute significantly in the field of agriculture and that this has many benefits for both the individual and society.
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Economic Empowerment Project Myanmar

People with disabilities and people affected by leprosy, especially women, face many problems in Myanmar. Their human rights are often violated, and businesses and decision-makers consistently do not take into consideration the challenges and concernsfaced by households affected by disability (meaning one or more household member has a disability).
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RehApp

Rehabilitation Knowledge Base for fieldworkers.

The RehApp Mobile app is freely available for fieldworkers in low-and middle-income countries and aims to enhance their capacity to work with people with disabilities within the community: assess their abilities and inabilities, design rehabilitation interventions, provide care and support and refer appropriately.

It consists of different chapters – covering various types of impairments – organised according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, commonly known as the ICF. The RehApp offers fieldworkers basic information on possible causes, signs and symptoms related to a specific impairment and provides practical intervention options at personal, relational and societal level. The RehApp ensures that fieldworkers always have relevant and practical information at hand. However, the RehApp is not meant to perform medical examination and services. Users will need to rely on a correct diagnosis by a (medical) specialist first!

The RehApp is available for free, and once downloaded, can be used in any setting without internet access. The chapters on Amputation, Burns, Cerebral Palsy, Clubfoot, Leprosy and Spinal Cord Injury are currently available.

Enablement, along with various experts in the field of disability, are also busy developing more chapters, including Albinism, Communication Disability, Developmental Dysplasia Hip, Epilepsy, Hearing Impairment, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Intellectual Disabilities, Mental Health-Psychiatry, Muscular Dystrophy, Post-Polio Paralysis, Spina Bifida (and Hydrocephalus), and Stroke.

To contact the RehApp coordinator, please press the More info button below.
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