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  project name ~ Rehabilitation center for kids with mental disability

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Rehabilitation center for kids with mental disability

  NGO

 

AID India

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Tukhmirpur

  State

 

Delhi

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 162000

 

  Year Approved

 

2008

 

 
 
 
 
 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Harshal Mahajan

 


 

  Caption

 

 

View from Basti. Photo credit: kaveri R

 

  Summary

 

 

In this first phase, activities to generate awareness about mental disability among the people of the area will be planned. It is very important to eradicate the lacunae in people’s awareness and knowledge about the causation, characteristics and potentialities of the disabled individuals and people with special needs.

They will primarily work for raising awareness about handling kids with mental disabilities.
AID-Delhi will help in coordinating and money transfer to Parichay

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Parichay has an established non formal education program for kids from slum areas (http://parichayonline.org). This program is partly funded by AID-Delhi who will also help in coordinating this project for kids with mental disabilities with people from Parichay. They have staff/volunteers who are certified in dealing with people with mental disabilities. They have already started preparing for their awareness activities and currently teach three kids who have some form of mental disability.

 

  Goals

 

 

#To raise awareness and provide expert counseling to parents of kids with mental disabilities about the causation, characteristics and potentialities of individuals with disabilities #Conduct workshops and training programs on “management of disability at home” for the parents and caretakers #Disseminate information on legal provisions for the benefits and welfare of mentally challenged #Develop parents support groups for support and advocacy of rights of persons with special needs

 
 

  


 
 
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