Anugraha Trust For The Handicapped
SECTOR: Disability
SUB SECTOR: Comprehensive - Mental Disability
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 28 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: X
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Mr. R. Ananthakrishnan, President Mr. Arumugam Pillai, Vice President
Mr. C. Balasubramaniam, General Secretary Mr. A. Perumal Pillai, Secretary
Mr. V. Thiraviam, Treasurer Mr. P. Ramachandran, Director
Mr. S. Gopalan, Director Mr. Prashant Dabholkar, Director
Mr. Amey Pednekar, Director
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 78.3% Highest: 99.6% Lowest: 39.3%
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs12 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Anugraha Trust for the Handicapped focuses on providing services to children who are suffering from cerebral palsy, mental retardation, and loco motor disabilities. Anugraha takes care of every aspect of an individuals rehabilitation to help them as much as possible.

Anugraha’s interventions are as follows:

  • Steps followed to select children and train them:  They identify disability at early stage, conduct a complete assessment, and create groups of children according to their needs. Special education is provided through play way method.
  • Self-help skills, communication skills, academic skills, pre-vocational and vocational skills, etc. are provided to the beneficiaries. Anugraha also provides counselling and guidance to parents.
  • Children are given free aids and appliances like hearing aids, glasses, braille books, corrective shoes, callipers, crutches, special chairs, sitting corners, etc. as per their respective needs.
  • Children with various disabilities in targeted areas are identified during visits and assessments. Anugraha also runs Day Care Centres, seven hours a day, for children with severe and multiple disabilities.
  • Special Residential Bridge Course has been formed wherein children falling in the age group of 6-14 years suffering from mild retardation are provided with residential care. Facilities like free food, accommodation, uniforms, clothes, special education, and recreation are provided to the beneficiaries.
  • Anugraha allows their trainers to undergo different trainings to provide better support and care to their children. The workshops they attend included advocacy and lobbying, speech therapy and training on guardianship at the National Trust, New Delhi.
  • Events and festivals are celebrated at the school like Saraswati Pooja, Independence Day, Republic Day, World Disabled Day, etc.
  • The Trust has collaborated with Central and State government i.e. National Trust, CAPART, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Vazhikattum Thittam (Scheme for the differently abled), etc. over the years.
22 lac
20 lac
Source : Audit Report 2016