23 November 2022 - NW4012
Ngcobo, Mr S to ask the Minister in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
Whether she intends to implement any measures to advocate for funding of nongovernmental organisations working in the disability sector; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details of the (a) engagements and (b) outcomes thereof?
Yes, the department intends to advocate continually for funding of non-governmental organisations working in the disability sector.The Disability organisations are an important stakeholder and the department collaborates with the sector. Government departments through different initiatives do fund sector specific programs.
The Department of Women , Youth and Persons with disabilities in its work to advocate and mainstream for disability inclusion continually works and assists departments to establish and strengthen sector specific Disability Forums in line with department’s stakeholder management strategy. The Organisations of and for persons with disability are an important stakeholder for each and every department in planning and implementation of programs of and for persons with Disabilities.
Approved by Minister
Ms M Nkoana-Mashabane, MP