About Us

स्वाबलम्वन जिवनपद्धति समाजकाे बारेमा

meaning of independent living

Independent Living Society (ILS) is a completely non-profitable and non-political self help organisation run entirely by persons with disabilities for people with disabilities . यस स्वाबलम्वन जिवनपद्धति समाज पुरै नाफा रहित र राजनैतिक रहित अपांगता भएका व्यक्तिहरूकाे लागि अपांगता भएकाद्धरा नै सञ्चालन गरिएकाे संगठन हाे ।

It is a non-government organisation established to work for the promotion and protection of the rights of people with disabilities through the concept of independent living. याे एउटा गैर सरकारी संस्था हाे जुन स्वाबलम्वन जिवनपद्धति काे सिद्धान्तमा रहि अपांगता भएका व्यक्तिहरूकाे हक अधिकारकाे प्रत्याभूत गराउनु र बढावा गर्ने गर्दछ ।

ILS believes that people with disabilities should have the opportunity to be actively involved in daily living activities, decision making processes, policies and programs across all sectors of Nepali society and government. स्वाबलम्वन जिवनपद्धति काे सिद्धान्त ले विश्वास राख्दछ कि अपांगता भएका व्यक्तिहरूले दैनिक त्रियाकलापमा सहभागि हुन, स्व निर्णय, राजनैतिक अधिकार, समाजका हरेक कार्यहरूमा र सरकारी निति नियममा कार्यहरूमा अाफ्नाे सहभागिता जनाउन पाउनु पदर्छ ।

ILS was established and registered in the Kaski District Administration Office in 2009 under the Institution Registration Act (1977) and affiliated with the Social Welfare Council in 2014.


To empower persons with disabilities and allow them to live independently with dignity with a full realisation of human rights in a barrier free environment in their chosen community.


Promoting and strengthening values, principles and practices of independent living in Nepal.


Our main goals are:

  • Promoting and strengthening independent living centres as the key mediators of government to implement independent living activities.
  • Creating a positive and responsible government and society which will promote and develop independent living programs.
  • Advocating for the adoption of anti-discriminatory laws and policies regarding the rights of persons with disabilities and their effective implementation