Building an inclusive world for all, one step at a time
Crisis: Numerous studies since many years strongly suggests that many people with intellectual and physical disabilities have greater health needs and very often experience medical, physical and societal neglect.
Programs: Amrit Foundation try their best to provide the best medical care that a differently able person would need. a) Under their flagship program The Little Peepul Tree (LPT) which works with three strands namely Inclusion Advocacy which seeks to change the public and policy discourse around children with challenges. Services Bank is an online platform with key information on intellectual challenges and an extensive directory of service provider and Knowledge Creation disseminates knowledge on intellectual and developmental challenges. b) The NGO also runs sensitization workshops, skill development workshops for caregivers, teachers etc. under the We All Fit in Challenge Campaign. c) The Patang project carried out by the Foundation was an extensive study on how to make it better for kids with mental and physical challenges through social changes.
Outcome: Until now Amrit Foundation has successfully sensitized about 370 students in 6 colleges to the reality of living with an intellectual and developmental challenge. They have also a social media presence and a digital impact on more than 3200 people.
Income Rs25 lac
Expense Rs26 lac
Source : Audit Report 2017
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