Disability Partnership Finland (formerly FIDIDA, i.e. the Finnish Disabled People’s International Development Association) is a registered non-governmental organisation founded in 1989. It has eight member organisations, all disabled people’s organisations.
Disability Partnership Finland is coordination and expert organisation in disability & development questions.
The organisation’s work in developing countries aims to strengthen the capacity of its partners, the local Disabled People’s Organizations. It supports them to improve the living conditions and participation of Persons with Disabilities in their own countries by strengthening their skills in democratic governance, leadership and strategic planning and monitoring. Disability Partnership Finland currently supports 15 ongoing projects. Many of them aim at creating best practises for formal and informal education to enhance the skills and promote the employment of Persons with Disabilities.