A Leg to Stand On

Organization's name: A Leg to Stand On
Organization's acronym: ALTSO
Headquarters address  
Address: 401 Park Ave. South, 10th Floor
New York, NY, 10016
United States of America
Email: info@altso.org

Organization type: Disability, Development and Rights Organizations
  • English

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

Mary Frances Layden Others


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Children
  • Disabled Persons
  • Youth

  • Social Development:
  • Disabled persons
  • Poverty
  • Youth

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Education
  • Health
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
    • Colombia
    • Cambodia
    • Pakistan
    • Bangladesh
    • Somalia
    • India
    • Afghanistan
    • Indonesia
    • Nepal
    Mission statement:
    Year established (YYYY): 2003
    Year of registration (YYYY): 2003
    Organizational structure: Board of Directors Officers Advisory Board
    Number and type of members: Board of Directors: 4 Officers: 6 Advisory Board: 9
    Funding structure:
    • Other sources

    • Fundraising campaigns

    • Donations and grants from domestic sources

    • Foreign and international grants

    Funding structure other: In-Kind Donations

    Additional Information

    Sustainable Development

    Major Group affiliation:
    • Children and youth
    Involvement in UN Partnerships:
    Purpose of the organization: Activities relevant to the conference of States Parties to the convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Confirmation of the activities of the organization at the regional, national or international level: A list of members of the governing body of the organization, and their countries of nationality: Description of the membership of the organization, indicating the total number of members:

    Main Objective

    Special Event / Application for Consultative Status with ECOSOC
    Username: info@altso.org