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  NGO Name

STD (Samarthanam Trust For The Disabled)

  Year Established

1997

  Primary Contact

Mr. G.K. Mahantesh

  Address

# 11, Villa Suchita, 1st Cross,

 

17th A Main, J.P Nagar 2nd Phase,

  District

Bangalore

  State

Karnataka

  PIN

5600 78

  Email

samarthanam@vsnl.com

  Phone 1

91-80-6592999

  Phone 2

91-80-9448365929

  Fax

91-80-6649178

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

Education for the Visually impaired

  Website

n/a

  Annual Budget

Rs.2,12,000

  FCRA clearance?

Yes

 

 

         

  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

Karthik Ramachandra
kramachandra@mail.unomaha.edu
402-934-5810

Site visit date :

 
 
   

  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  1

 

  Send email to chapter coords?

  -

 
  +  Nebraska / Venkatesh volunteer
   

  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  Computer Education Programme

$ 1800

 
 

 Total 

$ 1800

 

 

 

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  NGO Goals

 

 

The main objectives of this organization are to guide, assist and encourage young boys and girls, who are challenged with physical disability in general or visual impairment in particular to pursue their education without any hindrance. Added to this, Samarthanam is determined to try and help these educated, disabled youth to have a bright career.

Our vision is to create job opportunities for the disabled across different fields and thus h more...

  Achievements

 

Major activities include:
- Encouraging higher education (post matriculation)
- Free hostel for college-going physically or visually challenged girls and boys
- From June 2002, students coming from economically weaker sections of society are also provided hostel facilities
- Free computer training for the visually impaired with the help of screen-reading software
- Promoting integra more...

  Summary

 

The goals of this program is three fold -
1. Imparting basic computer skills
2. Train visually impaired into using computers comfortably in which ever
field they would be pursuing
3. Try and absorb the trained visually or physically challenged in the organization itself if an opening exists.

This project will affect all the students in this organization and impact their lives considerably in terms of education and employment opportunities

The IT cell at Samarthanam will continue to provide education services for the visually impaired as long as we can obtain funding for tutors and adequate computing facilities. One of their goals is that students who get trained through our computer education programme will in turn tra more...

 
 
 

  

 
 

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