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Peru*

General Country Information
Capital: Lima
Population: 29,907,003 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Unitary Presidential Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 2.878 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 20.952 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 274,592 (2009)
Internet users: 7.128 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.40
World Rank 2005/2006: 96

*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.

National Disability Action Plan
Plan for the Equalization of Opportunities for People with Disabilities (2009 – 2018)
Disability Policy Website

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Asociación de Sordo/Ciegos del Perú (ASOCIP)
Av Los Precursores 229
Urbanización Maranga, San Miguel, Lima
Peru
http://www.senseintperu.org/accesibilidad/red-de-trabajo/miembros/asocip.html
Email: jhillong@infinitum.com.pe
Tel: +511-451-6194
Fax: +511-446-3911

Asocia
ción de Sordos del Perú
Apartado Postal 3668
Lima, Peru

http://asociaciondesordosdelperu.blogspot.com/2008/01/asociacion-de-sordos-del-per.html

Email: asdesope@yahoo.es
Tel: +511-22-2152 / +511-22-7544
Fax: +511-22-2152

Center for the Integration and Development of the Blind

Email: cidesi@cidesi.org
Tel: +511-455-0533

Centro de Empoderamiento de Personas con Discapacidad (CEPD)
Jr.Torre Tagle
Num 1850, Lima
Pueblo Libre21
Peru
Email: cempdis@yahoo.com / cempdis_ong@yahoogroups.com
Tel: +511-463-7050

Confedera
ción Nacional de Discapacitados de Perú (CONFENADIP) - DPI National Assembly
Julio Wilfredo Guzman Jara
124 Calle San Marcos, Pueblo Libre
Lima 21
Peru
Email: confenadip@hotmail.com
Tel: +511-460-6903 / +511-719-4224
Fax: +511-460-6903

Instituto Pro Desarrollo de la Persona con Discapicidad
353 Camino Real Street, Old Groove,
Passage of Roses, Lima, Santiago De Groove
Email: gvega_inprodesdi@yahoo.com
Tel: +511-4280969 / 5631

National Association of Professionals and Technicians with Disabilities
Email: erimar41@hotmail.com
Tel: +511-9558-8189

National Union of Workers with Disabilities
Email: sinutradis@hotmail.com
Tel: +511-226-0345

Organización Nacional de Ciegos del Perú
Calle Puerto Coloma #202,
Urbanizacion Lincoln San Luis
Lima, Peru
Email: oncip@viabcp.com
Tel: +511-324-5407

Región Latinoamericana de la OMPD - DPI Latin America Regional Office
Calle San Marcos 124, Pueblo Libre
Lima 21
Peru
http://latinamerica.dpi.org
Email: latinamericaprojects@dpi.org 
Tel: +511-460-6903

Sociedad Peruana de Polio
Av Arequipa 1155, Lima 1, Peru
http://www.fundacion.telefonica.com.pe
Email: fundacion.pe@telefonica.com
Tel: +511-2101327 / 210-1020

Unión Nacional de Ciegos del Perú
Plaza Bolognesi No 477-479
Lima, Peru
Email: uncperu@speedy.com.pe
Tel: +511-431-7359
Fax: +511-431-7359