Action on Disability and Development

Organization's name: Action on Disability and Development
Organization's acronym: ADD
Former Name(s): ZAP
Headquarters address  
Address: The Old Church School, Butts Hill
Frome, Somerset
BA11 1HR
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: 01373 473064
Fax: 01373 452075
Web site:

Organization type: Disability, Development and Rights Organizations
  • English

Remarks: JJD on 30/11/2021: The status of the NGO was suspended for 1 year, starting on 2 November 2021, due to non-submission of its quadrennial report for the 2016-2019 reporting period, as per ECOSOC Decision [2022/306].

Contacts & Participation:

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Last Name:

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Peter Ogik Designation
Gemma White Public Administration , Application , Committee on NGOs Representative
Mosharraf Hossain Conference Focal Point , Designation , Sustainable Development (primary)
Clare McKeown Conference Focal Point , Designation
Mohamadou Sene Designation
Polly Meeks Designation
Jimmy Innes Head of Organization , Designation
Julia Modern
Tim Wainwright Head of Organization , Designation
Sylvie Cordier Social Development , Application , Advancement of Women
Mosharraf Hossain Social Development , Designation , Sustainable Development (primary)
Shahriar Rahman
Awadia Salih Designation
Tim Wainwright Head of Organization , Designation
Myroslava Tataryn Designation
Petronella Masabane


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Disabled Persons
  • Governance
  • Minority Rights
  • Social Development

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and poverty

  • Social Development:
  • Disabled persons
  • Poverty

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
    • Cambodia
    • Sudan
    • United Republic of Tanzania
    • Uganda
    • Bangladesh
    Mission statement:
    Year established (YYYY): 1985
    Year of registration (YYYY): 1986
    Funding structure:
    • Donations and grants from domestic sources

    • Foreign and international grants

    Additional Information

    Social Development

    Accreditation to:

    Main Objective

    Sustainable Development