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Uganda*

General Country Information
Capital: Kampala
Population: 33,398,682 (July 2010 est.)
Form of Government: Democratic Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 168,500 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 8.555 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 6,757 (2009)
Internet users: 2.5 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.16
World Rank 2005/2006: 158

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Action on Disability and Development (ADD)
P.O Box 9658 Kampala
Plot 81 Bukoto Street, Kamwokya
Uganda
http://www.adduganda.org
Email: info@adduganda.org
Tel: +256-414-531446
Fax: +256-414-531447

Disabled Women in Development (DIWODE)
P.O. Box 72097
Kampala
Uganda
http://www.wougnet.org
Email: diwodeproject2000@yahoo.co.uk
Tel: +256-71-736839 / +256-78-658117

Disabled Women Network and Resource Organization in Uganda (DWNRO)
P.O. Box 3454
Kampala
Uganda
Email: dwnro-ug@infocom.co.ug
Tel: +256-41-4-267532 / +256-077-2476359
Fax: +256-41-250-445

Interim Council on Disability
P.O. Box 7136
Kampala
Uganda
Email: kaboggozass@yahoo.com
Tel: +256-41-347854/5/
Fax: +256-41-256374

Lira District Disabled Women Association's (LIDDWA)
P.O. Box 1014
Lira, Northern Uganda 256
Uganda
Email: liddwa@yahoo.com
Tel: +256-772-898-863 / +256-782-238-521
Fax: +256-473-203-60

Masaka Disabled Persons Association
P.O. Box 1738
Masaka
Uganda
Email: jjajjajohn@yahoo.ca
Tel: +256-71218133 / +256-774999952

National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) - DPI National Assembly
Francis Kinubi
P.O. Box 8567, Plot no 530
Kisasi Road Bukoto
Kampala
Uganda
Email: nudipu@utlonline.co.ug
Tel: +256-41-540179 / +256-77-681397
TTY: +256-41-540-178
Fax: +256-41-540-178

People with Disabilities Uganda (PWDU)
P.O. Box 5460
Kampala
Uganda
Email: pwd@imul.com
Tel: +256-77-503518
Fax:  +256-41530712

Uganda Disabled Women's Association
P.O. Box 3368
Kampala
Uganda

Email: udwa_udwa@yahoo.com
Tel: +256-41-285-249

Uganda National Association of the Blind
Kireka-Namugongo Road, P.O. Box 6938
Kampala
Uganda
Email: unab@utlonline.co.ug / fcandiru@yahoo.com
Tel: 256-414-286561 / 256-312-284243
Fax: 256-414-286618

Uganda National Association of the Deaf (UNAD)
Plot 118 Kamwokya Bukoto Street
P.O. Box 7339
Kampala
Uganda
Email: unad@infocom.co.ug
Tel: +256-414532875
Fax: +256-41454187

Uganda Society for Disabled Children
Plot 1 Kanjokya Street, Kamwokya
P.O. Box 16346
Kampala
Uganda
Email: usdc@ugasoc.org
Tel: +256-41-530864 / +256-31-262470
Fax: +256-41-532589

YOUTH with Disabilities
P.O. Box 23092, Emma
Kampala
Uganda
Email: yddf@yahoo.com
Tel: +256-71-491-026
Fax: +256-41-345-597