Divine Light Trust for the Blind

Our mission is to mainstreaming the children with disabilities in a holistic manner without any discrimination of cast, creed or community by providing appropriate education and trainings at free of cost for children with disabilities like Blind, Blind with mental retardation, Blindness with hearing loss, or hearing loss with mental retardation. This is a residential school. The Divine Light Trust for the Blind established in 1958. It was the FIRST Non-government Organization in the state of Karnataka.Right from its inception, we have been providing Education & Training for children with Blindness & additional disABILITIES totally free of cost. We are the pioneers in promoting In...
Jul 29, 2014

Quarterly Report_July_2014

success story of Parvathi
success story of Parvathi

                                                      Quarterly Report –  JULY 2014

                                               Support for 50 Multi disabled children

By K.S.Raveendra – Project Leader

Dear Friends,

We are extremely happy to submit the  quarterly report of children with  Multiple disabilities.

We whole-heartedly appreciate the generous support of  donors & Global Giving community.

 Your valuable donation has been utilized to provide appropriate residential Education, Training & Rehabilitation of children with disabilities.

This is on-going project; in our project we have children with Multiple disabilities (Visually Impaired and visually impairment with  Mentally challenged or Hearing loss).

The background of these children are socially, economically backward and they are severe disabled due to malnutrition.   These children are neglected by their parents due to poverty.  Hence Divine Light is providing free residential Education and appropriate training to bring them to the mainstream. 

April and May we have conducted the survey.  In the month of June we have admitted 21 new children and began Training programmes with the following skills:-

  1. Self-help care,
  2. Orientation and Mobility        

     3.  Braille reading and writing

     4.  Communication skills

     5.  Functional skills

    6.  Fine motor and Visual motor skills

    7.  Awareness about Environment

    8.  Computer Training programme

    9.  Horticulture Training Programme

   10.  Tailoring Programme.

 

The Success Story of Parvathi

Parvathi  is  18 year old,  she is Mentally Challenged with speech problem.   She came to our Institution at the age of  12 years.  She come from very poor family and she was neglected by her parents.  Therefore the Divine Light admit Parvathi to our center after medical  intervention, we began her training in : self-help care, Social skills, House hold activities, Tailoring, craft and music with dance.   She is slowly gaining confidence & benefiting from our training .  We hope that with this training she could stand on her feet and lead a dignified life in the society along with her parents. 

We take this opportunity to thank in a special way to Global Giving and to all our  donors who have contributed generously for the benefit of the children with disabilities.

With regards,

Sincerely,

 

K.S.RAVEENDRA

   SECRETARY

Apr 29, 2014

8th Quarterly Report

The Success Story of Shabaz
The Success Story of Shabaz

                                          Quarterly Report –  April 2014

                                    Support for 50 Multi disabled children

By K.S.Raveendra – Project Leader

Dear Friends,

We are extremely happy to submit the 8th quarterly report of children with Multiple disabilities.

We whole-heartedly appreciate the generous support of  donors & Global Giving community.

 Your valuable donation has been utilized to provide appropriate residential Education, Training & Rehabilitation of children with disabilities.

 In this project we have children with multiple disabilities (Visually Impairment with Mentally Challenged or Hearing loss).

These children are neglected by their parents due to poverty. Hence Divine Light is providing free residential Education and appropriate training in :  Horticulture, Craft & Music, Tailoring , Braille,  Orientation & Mobility, Parent Counselling,  Medical  intervention,  Social Skills &   Self  help care etc… in order to bring them to the mainstream. 

 The following are the highlights of this quarter :-

February 5, 2014         - Annual Excursion to Mysore

                                     Children enjoyed the outing.

 

February 27, 2014       - Conducted children assessment

 

March 12, 2014          - Children appread for  Pre-University Examination

 

March 13, 2014          - Medical camp to assess the health condition

                                   of the children

 

March 24, 2014          - Annual Day Celebration 

 

March 28, 2014          -  Children appeared for 10th Class Public Examination

 

March 31, 2014          - Celebration of Chandramana Ugadi Festival

 

 The Success Story of Shabaz

   Shabaz is 15 year old,  he is Visually Impaired with Learning Disability.   He came to our Institution at the age of  10 years.  He come from very poor family and he was neglected by his parents. 

Therefore we admit  Shabaz  to our center after Medical  Intervention, we began his training with : self-help care,  Pre-braille, Braille reading & writing, Orientation & Mobility Training,  Social skills, music with dance.  Due to our  intensive  & individual attention,   he has come-up very well and   developed self-confidence.

Therefore we have prepared  and encouraged him to appear for 10th class Public examination conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka.  We are sure with our training he will successfully complete 10th class public exam and proceed for further education. 

We wish him all the success in his future.

We take this opportunity to thank in a special way to Global Giving and to all our  donors who have contributed generously for the benefit of the children with disabilities.

With regards,

Sincerely,

K.S.RAVEENDRA

   SECRETARY

Annual Excursion to Mysore
Annual Excursion to Mysore
Jan 27, 2014

7th Quarterly Report

Republic Day Celebration
Republic Day Celebration

                                                             Quarterly Report –  January 2014

                                                            Support for 50 Multi disabled children

By K.S.Raveendra – Project Leader

Dear Friends,

We are extremely happy  to submit the 7th quarterly report of children with Multiple disabilities.

Thanks to Global Giving community for your generous support .

 Your valuable donation has been utilized to provide appropriate residential training to rehabilitate them in the community.

 In this project we have children with multiple disabilities (Visually Impairment with Mentally Challenged or Hearing loss).

These children are neglected by their parents due to poverty. Hence Divine Light is providing free residential Education and appropriate training in :  Horticulture, Craft & Music, Tailoring , Braille,  Orientation & Mobility, Parent Counselling,  Medical  intervention,  Social Skills &       Self  help care etc… in order to bring them to the mainstream. 

 The following are the highlights of this quarter :-

             November 01, 2013               Celebration of Kannada Rajyosthava programme

            November 3, 2013                  Deepavali Celebration at DLTB Campus

            November 14, 2013                Children’s Day celebration

           November  23, 2013               Participation in Christmas  Bazar

           December 3, 2013                  Participation in the Programme for International

                                                        Day of Disabled Persons at Bal Bhavan –  B’lore

           December 19, 2013                Sports meet

           December 23, 2013                Celebration of Christmas

           January 01, 2014                   New Year Celebration

           January 4, 2014                     Celebration of Louie Braille Day

           January  26, 2014                   Republic Day Celebration

  

The Success Story of Pooja

Pooja  is 16 year old,  she is Mentally Challenged with speech problem.  She came to our Institution at the age of  14 years.  She come from very poor family and she was neglected by her parents.  Therefore the Divine Light admit Pooja to our center after medical  intervention we began her training in : self-help care, Social skills, House hold activities, Tailoring, craft and music with dance.   She is slowly gaining confidence & benefiting from our training .  We hope that with this training she could stand on her feet and lead a dignified life in the society along with her parents. 

We take this opportunity to thank in a special way to Global Giving and to all our  donors who have contributed generously for the benefit of the children with multiple disabilities.

With regards,

Sincerely,

K.S.RAVEENDRA

   SECRETARY

The Success story of Pooja
The Success story of Pooja
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