Snapshot
Blind Welfare Council, Dahod
SECTOR: Disability
SUB SECTOR: Special School
% Spent on beneficiaries
100%
Financial Score:
Age: 17 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Mr. Prafulbhai N. Vyas, President Mr. Bhaskarbhai Y. Mehta, V. President
Dr. Nagendranath Nagar, V. President Mr. Y. F. Kapadiya, Trustee & Gen. Secretary
Mr. Khimjibhai L. Patel, Joint Secretary Mr. Zoherbhai Diler, Trustee
Mr. Virabhai M. Paramar, Trustee Mr. Mohammad Hanif H. Kesari, Trustee
Ms. Jaishreeben M. Mistry, Trustee Ms. Salmaben Y. Kapadia, Trustee
Mr. Bharatbhai N. Panchal, Trustee
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 78.3% Highest: 99.6% Lowest: 39.3%
Income:
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs12 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Blind Welfare Council, Dahod was established to work for disabled individuals by providing them with shelter, education, and medical care. They also aim at equipping and empowering people with disabilities.

The organization works in the Dahod and Panchmahal districts of Gujarat. Some of their main activities are:

  • Inclusive Education for Disabled Children at the Secondary Stage (IEDSS): With the support of the Government, BWC provides special teachers according to a child’s specific disability from the 9th to 12th standards. These children have visual, auditory, or developmental challenges. Under this programme, over 1,000 children are provided educational kits, one pair of school uniform, and additional tools like tricycle, crutches, hearing aids, tape recorders, and wheel chairs depending on their needs.
  • Lalit Bahuiklang Paathshaala and Day Care Centre: The residential school currently has 72 children with multiple disabilities; of which 51 are boys and 21 are girls. The organisation provides these children with shelter, training, and education. The Day Care Centre also provides education and training to 47 children.
  • Samarth Project and Niramaya Scheme: 30 students with special needs are provided with long term residential housing and respite care facilities along with free education and medical care. The students under this programme suffer from mental retardation, cerebral palsy, autism, and multiple disabilities. These students, along with other residential students of BWC, are enrolled with Niramaya scheme, an initiative by the National Trust, New Delhi.
  • Industrial Training Centre & Vocational Training Centre: With a mission to train people with disabilities and to enable them to earn a livelihood, BWC is running an Industrial Training Centre (ITC) for the last 7 years, where they conduct a Computer operator course (20 beneficiaries in FY15). Through the Vocational Training Centre, BWC trains children in making paper dishes, candles, chalks, door mats, decorative items, glass paintings, greeting cards, etc. (15 beneficiaries in FY15).
Income
Rs
5 cr
Expense
Rs
4 cr
Source : Audit Report 2015

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