Launch of ”Socially Inclusive Development for Persons with Disabilities in Bhutan”

Ability Bhutan Society(ABS), Ministry of Economic Corporation and Development – BMZ Germany & German Leprosy & TB Relief Association (DAHW) will jointly launch a project on”Socially Inclusive Development for Persons with Disabilities in Bhutan at Hotel Taj Tashi
on 20th January 2019. The project aims to contribute to the development of an equal and inclusive society in Chukha, Dagana, Punakha, Sarpang and Tashigang respectively targeting 7758 People with Disabilities financially supported by BMZ & DAHW.

ABS is a Public Benefit Organization which was founded on the recognition that persons with moderate to severe disabilities, primarily children and their families have special needs. The concept ABS was inspired by the vision of a just and compassionate society by His Majesty The King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. ABS was inaugurated by Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck, The Royal Patron of ABS, on April 6th, 2012 as a project under the
Kidu Foundation which was established by Their Majesties as an endowment for Royal Projects.