Community Based Rehabilitation - GASS - Grameena Abyudaya Seva Samsthe

COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Community Based Rehabilitation.

Community Based Rehabilitation.

CBR program is implemented in 4 districts-i.e. Doddaballapur in Bangalore Rural district, Alanda Taluk in Gulbarga , Gowribidnur of Chikkaballapur district and Koratagere of Tumkur district with the support of CBM, CBR Forum and MIBLOU with about 8500 PwDs.

Achievements
  • 1250 children with disabilities are enrolled in regular schools.
  • 733 school teachers have been trained in disability related subjects.
  • GASS has built a good rapport with the Education Department.
  • Financial linkages with banks have been facilitated and a loan amount of Rs.9,45000 has been received.
  • 1670 Persons with disability have been involved in self employment.
  • In 150 villages street plays have been enacted to prevent disability.
  • 1323 number of PwDs in our project are got married.
  • Groups for PwDs are formed at village level [260 in number], the block level [7 in number] and at the Taluk level [3 in number].
  • 3 Taluk level federations got registered.
  • Capacity building of DPOs regarding UNCRPD, Disability Act and RTI Act, DPO formation, leadership and communication has been facilitated.
We require funds for
  • Support for corrective surgery/aids and appliances/therapy materials.
  • Accessible Study materials for PwDs [Braille materials, Sign Language materials, etc], books, uniforms , school bags, scholarships etc.
  • Financial support to DPOs for income generation activities.
  • TDPO – Taluk Disabled Persons Organizations need infrastructure, furniture, financial support etc  to be independent.

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