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  NGO Name

MATHRU EDUCATIONAL TRUST FOR THE BLIND

  Year Established

2001

  Primary Contact

Ms. G.R. Muktha

  Address

No.38, II Division, Maruthinagar

 

Yelahanka

  District

Bangalore

  State

Karnataka

  PIN

560 064

  Email

mathru_india@yahoo.com

  Phone 1

28463992

  Phone 2

9886032632

  Fax

-

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

Blind Children Education

  Website

www.

  Annual Budget

Rs.

  FCRA clearance?

Yes

 

 

         

  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

Sharique Hasan
Asha CNJ and AID-Pittsburgh
shasan@andrew.cmu.edu

 
 
   

  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  2

 

  Send email to chapter coords?

  -

 
  +  Pittsburgh / Shrish Paranjpe
  +  SanDiego / Vijay Venkatraman
   

  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  Training Center - Blind School

$ 5000

 
 

 Total 

$ 5000

 

 

 

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  NGO Goals

 

 

Mathru's purpose is to give quality education to visually impaired children from grades 1 through 10 and prepare them to live a fulfilled life. The school is recognized by the Department of Welfare of the Disabled, Government of Karnataka. Since the students are from poor families in the surrounding rural/semi-urban areas, the school is residential. Food and health care is provided. In order to build the self-confidence and talents of the childre more...

  Achievements

 

Mathru, in its Project Proposal Submission, had requested funds for six separate infrastructure purposes. They were:
1. A ten classroom school building
2. A training Center
3. Dining Hall
4. Hostel Building
5. Library/Braille Transcription Center
6. Furniture for above; and kitchen equipment.
After discussions with Mathru, and based on the priorities of their needs, Asha-CNJ more...

  Summary

 

Mathru Educational Trust for the Blind is a registered, non-profit, voluntary organization established on January 15, 2001. Ms. G. R. Muktha, the managing trustee lost her foot in an accident when she was 22 years old and studying for a postgraduate degree. Her own disability inspired and motivated her to help other disabled individuals. She decided to help the blind, created the trust and started the residential school in Yelahanka, Bangalore District to educate and rehabilitate visually impaired children. Ms. Muktha is a practicing lawyer, teaches at a college and is the editor of the Lawyers Lawbook.

At present, there are 42 students studying in grades 1, 2, 3 and 4. Mathru plans to add a grade every year until grade 10 is reached in 2010. The school is recognized by the Governm more...

 
 
 

  

 
 

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