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 were as follows:
Steps followed to select children and train them: It identifies disability at early stage, does a complete assessment, and creates groups of children according to their needs. Special education is provided through play way method.
It covers self-help skills, communication skills, academic skills, pre-vocational and vocational skills, etc. Anugraha also provides counselling and guidance to parents.
Children were given free aids and appliances like hearing aids, glasses, braille books, corrective shoes, callipers, crutches, special chairs, sitting corners, etc. as per their need.
Children with various disabilities in Kanyakumari were 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 was formed wherein children between age group of 6-14 years with mild retardation were provided with residential care. Facilities like free food, accommodation, uniforms, clothes, special education, and recreation are provided.
Anugraha allowed their trainers to undergo different trainings to provide better support and care to their children. The workshops they attended included advocacy and lobbying, speech therapy and training on guardianship at National Trust, New Delhi.
Events and festivals are celebrated at school like Saraswati Pooja, Independence Day, Republic day and World Disabled Day.
The Trust collaborated with Central and state government. i.e.; National Trust, CAPART, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Vazhikattum Thittam (Scheme for the differently abled), etc. during the year.
Income Rs12 lac
Expense Rs11 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015
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