Sankalp plans to build a fully equipped model center for 200 developmentally disabled children in Vadodara, India. Presently it gives scientifically designed child specific training, necessary treatment & therapy to 22 such children mostly from underprivileged section of society. It also provides meal, material, uniform and transport. Those found suitable will also get vocational training to become employable. All services/material/treatment are being given free of cost to the children.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Thousands of children are suffering from developmental disabilities in Vadodara, India & need proper care & treatment for their rehabilitation to lead a better life. Majority of them are from underprivileged class & do not have means to acquire scientifically designed appropriate training, therapy & treatment to improve their condition and learn some skill to become employable. Lack of rehabilitation opportunity results in their becoming a burden on the family & in turn on the society.
How will this project solve this problem?
Sankalp's special educators make specific plan for each child depending on their disability level & clinical psychologist's advice. It covers all dimensions of rehabilitation like academic, physical, psychological, social & necessary therapy + treatment. It will enable them to develop their maximum potential. Suitable children will be given appropriate vocational training to learn some skill. It will give them opportunity to be employable & start earning. Entire plan is given at no cost to child
Potential Long Term Impact
This project will rehabilitate 200 developmentally disabled children to become less dependent on family. Giving vocational training to children whose condition permit to make them employable. It will enhance their self esteem, improve family income & make them happy. Those not fit for vocational training will also benefit from rehabilitation plan which will improve their condition & thus give relief to their family. It will give social justice to the needy & improve happiness index.
Total Funding Received to Date: $12,496
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $37,504
Total Funding Goal: $50,000