CBR Network (South Asia) is an international NGO working towards building a strong collaborative network of all NGOs in the field of Community Based Rehabilitation, education of persons with disabilities, women, and rural development. With its regional office in Bangalore, India, the Network is spread over more than thirteen states in India. At the international level, the Network is linked with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka. Since its inception in 1993, the CBR Network has been very active in disseminating information, technical support, training, planning and management of CBR programmes, research, and publications.


CBR Network (South Asia) enjoys special consultative status to the United Nation Economic and Social Council, is an associate member of Rehabilitation International, and a board member of the Global Partnership for Disability and

What We Do

CBR Network’s activities are primarily need based. Major activities include:

1. CBR Partnership Market
2. CBR Publications
3. CBR Policy and Advocacy
CBR NETWORK (South Asia)
CBR was promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and other UN agencies in the early 80s, as an alternative service option for the rehabilitation of people with disabilities in developing countries, who had no access to services (WHO, 1981; UN, 1983).
South Asian Partner Countries
Nepal map
India map
Pakistan map
Maldives map
Srilanka map