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Accessible education for poor disabled children

 
$1,698
$24,227
Raised
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Summary

An inclusive education project for disabled and normal children living in poverty provided from our own centers and creating demonstration models in local government schools for possible replication.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Although the government mandates the inclusive concept, it is not happening. In low-income areas where children have access to free schools run by the Delhi Government, disabled children are admitted but have no access to therapeutic resources they need nor quality academics, since teachers are not trained to deal with them. Most private schools refuse them admission. Beneficiaries will be the primary school population in about 2,000 government schools.

How will this project solve this problem?

We offer our own facilities and share our resources for in-service training for government-run school staff so they can implement disability-friendly, inclusive curriculum and practices.

Potential Long Term Impact

To see that all school age children with a physical or mental disability living in poor communities have access to appropriate education designed to meet their specific needs so that every child has a RIGHT to education.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,698

Funding Policy: subsidized/guaranteed

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $1,698 as of Jun 9, 2004.  The original project funding goal was $25,925.

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Thanks to 9 donors like you, a total of $1,698 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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