Welcome to Uthongathi Disability Projects

Utho Ngathi Disabilty Projects is an organisation that seeks to help people with disabilities who are in rural, isolated and often disadvantaged areas of Southern Africa.

The organisation works in partnership with government agencies and other organisations to help and deliver necessary support to people with disabilities. The number of people living with disabilities in the Southern African region is estimated to be 10 to 15% of the population which translates to about 12 million people. Of these 12 million only about 2% have access to support necessary for their disabilities. The sad facts also show that 90% of children with intellectual disabilities in Africa die before they reach the age of 5 years compared to the 15% of children without intellectual disabilities.

The Zulu expression of Utho Ngathi embodies the concept that "we are of value to each other" which is drives our vision to "unleash the potential of a million people with disabilities in Southern Africa."

Our mission

Our mission is to unleash the potential of a million people with disabilities in Southern Africa

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Have a penny to spare? Help us continue making a difference by donating to one of our projects.

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Help & Support

Together we can change the world, start by joining us in one of our projects.

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Road to Changes

Real change for us does not come as a once off gift, it comes as a series of stages until we have really affected a life.

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A Road To Changes

This is an initiative by Utho Ngathi to effectively address the dire challenges faced by persons with disabilities.

The Challenge

Utho Ngathi's comprehensive "A Road To Changes" program, in partnership with Government Agencies and other Non-Governmental Organizations, can effectively address the dire challenges faced by persons with disabilities in the southern African Development Community (SADC).

Six Interelated Projects

To carry out our objectives Utho Ngathi has already started with the implementation of six interrelated projects. They are the cornerstones of the “A Road to Changes” programme.

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~ Mother Teressa

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