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...
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
Oct 31, 2013

6th report - November 2013

The Success story of Keshava
The Success story of Keshava

6th report – November 2013

Support for 50 Multi disabled children 

Quarterly Report. 

By K.S.Raveendra – Project Leader

Dear Friends,

Please do accept our sincere thanks for your valuable support to our project for  Multiple disabled children.

Your support is highly valuable for us to deliver the services for Children with Multiple disabilities.

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

The Success story of Keshava

Keshava is 12 years old, he is Hearing Impaired with mentally challenged.  He came to our institution at the age of 5 years.  When we admitted his condition was very pathetic, he did not have even basic self-help skills.  Therefore we began his training with self-help care, Sign language and lip reading and dance with movements.     

He found of Craft & Gardening, hence we trained him Craft in addition to   Pre-vocational & Horticulture training

Now he is rehabilitated successfully in the community.   He assist his parents in house hold activities and gardening.

We take this opportunity to thank each and every donor in a special way for their generous donation and also we thank wholeheartedly to Global Giving for their valuable support and guidance for the benefit of the children with multiple disabilities. 

With regards,

Sincerely,

K.S.RAVEENDRA

   SECRETARY

Aug 5, 2013

5th report - August 2013

Success Story of Yellappa
Success Story of Yellappa

                                                                5th report – August 2013

                                                   Support for 50 Multi disabled children 

                                                                Quarterly Report. 

By K.S.Raveendra – Project Leader

Dear Friends,

Please do accept our sincere thanks for your valuable support to our project for Multi disabled children.

Your support is the sustaining factor in providing services for Children with Multiple disabilities.

This is the on-going project; in our project we have children with multiple disabilities (Visually Impaired and visually impairment with Mental challenges 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.  Hence Divine Light is providing free residential Education and appropriate training to bring them to mainstream. 

The Success story of Yellappa

Yellappa is 18 years old, he is totally Blind & mentally challenged.  He came to our institution at the age of 4 years.  When he came he did not have even basic self-help skills.  So we taught him necessary self-help care, Mobility, Braille writing and reading, Music with movements.

He is fond of music, hence we trained him extensively in Music with instruments.  

Now he is independent and standing on his feet with the help of our Mobility training he is able to travel different parts of the state and we have successfully rehabilitated in the community. 

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

With regards,

Sincerely,

 K.S.RAVEENDRA

   SECRETARY

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