History of the League
Since the announcement of Disability Welfare Law regulated by the government in 1980, it should be a gospel to all disable counterparts in terms of dignity and welfare benefits; however, the failed implementation by the government overshadowed such regulation and harms the disabled.
Owing to the fact, the diseased Miss Liu Hsia initiated and organized an Action Committee on Welfare Promotion Amendment in May 1989, recruited and participated by more than seventy disable groups, and then turned into National Alliance Association of Private Sector, aiming to fight for the human rights of the fellow disabled counterparts and endeavor in promoting an overall welfare strategy for the disabled, which was the preexistence of Disability Alliance of Republic of China.
The League of Welfare Organizations for the Disabled was registered on June 30, 1990 refer to Tai-Nei-She-Tzu-Ti No. 812474, with a focus on fighting the human rights and improving welfare benefits of the disabled, serving institute, group and community for the disable level all over Taiwan. From early on, there were more than seventy groups joint and gradually it account for two-third of the participated groups of the disabled nationwide, the members’ body even reached as far as the offshore islands of Penghu, Kinmen and Matzu.
In The League of Welfare Organizations for the Disabled, it is not mainly about individual service, but the convincing results in the overall planning, setting strategies, and fighting rights for the disabled in the service areas of medical attention, education, employment and benefits. With such efforts invested in caring for millions of the disabled in our country for the human rights of the disabled and their basic quality of life, we are confident that with your wholehearted support and affirmation to respond to this noble calling.