A sanatorium for the sake of persons with disabilities is to be built in Pyongyang, the capital of the DPRK. It will cover a building area of 4 000 square metres, a plottage of 8 000 square metres and a total floor space of 28 000 square metres. Its construction cost will amount to 10 million US dollars.
The Korean Federation for the Protection of the Disabled was founded on July 29, Juche 87 (1998) with its original name as the Korean Association for Supporting the Handicapped. For the sake of universal and unified development of the disabled people`s affairs in the country, the Korean Association for Supporting the Handicapped was developed into the Korean Federation for Protection of the Disabled on July 27, 2005.
The KFPD is the only non-governmental organization related to the disabled that is approved by the government and includes all the organizations concerned with the disabled people`s affairs.
- Mission and Task
The KFPD`s mission is to represent and advocate the rights and interests of all the disabled people in the DPR Korea.
Its basic task is to help the disabled people play their role as the true masters of society and the collective by ensuring their acquisition of social position, mental and physical rehabilitation and establishment of barrier-free environment through various support and advocacy activities, publications and propaganda campaigns.
THE LAW OF THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA ON THE PROTECTION OF THE PERSON WITH DISABILITY
Out of Infinite Yearning
On the occasion of the birthday of Chairman Kim Jong Il (February 16) the Korea Art Association of Persons with Disabilities re-presented and staged several pieces of instrumental and vocal music and dance which portray the infinite yearning of the Korean people for him
The programme included the solo Endless Is Our Yearning, light music Thinking of the General and male solo His Eternal Smile, which portrayed well the ardent yearning of all the people in the country for the leader of the nation, and thus were loudly applauded by audiences
The audiences renewed their resolve to translate the plans and intentions of the Chairman into reality without fail, keeping his benevolent image in their minds
To bring about a substantial improvement in the service for rehabilitation of hearing impairment
To Promote the Health of Children with Disabilities
A day in the winter training period
Scientific and Technical Studies Prove Effective
To Become a National Musical Instrument Player