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...
Oct 7, 2015

Quarterly report - October 2015

Medical Check-up
Medical Check-up

                                               Quarterly Report –  OCTOBER 2015

                                             Support for 50 Multi disabled children

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.

We wholeheartedly appreciate the generous support of donors & Global Giving community.

Your valuable donation has been utilized to provide residential Education, Training & Rehabilitation for the 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 and Physically disabled).

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 in : Braille, Orientation & Mobility, Parents Counselling, Medical Intervention,  Horticulture, Craft, Music, Tailoring, Social Skills & Self help care etc…  in order  to bring them to the mainstream.

The following are the highlights of this quarter :-

July 2nd ,  2015                  -           Celebration of Helen Keller Day

August 13th, 2015              -           Medical check-up

August 15th , 2015              -           Celebration of Independence Day  

September 5th 2015            -           Celebration of Teachers Day

September 28th 2015          -           Individual Assessment of the children with      

                                                      Multiple disabilities along with their parents.

 The Success Story of Paramesha

Paramesha is  18 year old,  he is Hearing Impaired with Mentally  challenged.  He came to our Institution at the age of  12 years.  He come from very poor family and he was neglected by his parents. 

Therefore we admitted  Paramesha  to our center  after Medical  Intervention,  we began the training programme like : self-help care,  Social skills, Sign Language, Lip reading  and dance with movement.  He found of Craft & Gardening, hence we trained him Craft in addition to Pre-vocational & Horticulture training.    Due to  our  intensive  & individual attention,   he has come-up very well and   developed self-confidence.

He appeared for 10th class Public examination conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka in the month of June 2015 and he secured First class in the  examination and he pursuing further studies with us. 

The Global Giving support has helped him immensely to complete his examination and secured distinction in the Public exam.  

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.

K.S.RAVEENDRA

   SECRETARY

Success Story of Paramesha
Success Story of Paramesha
Jul 13, 2015

Support for 50 Multi disabled children

Success story of Guru
Success story of Guru

                                                   Quarterly Report –  July 2015                          

                                              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 residential Education, Training & Rehabilitation for the children with disabilities.

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

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 :-

April 2015 -        Survey of the disabled children in and around Bangalore.

and Parents training and counselling programme has been organized.

May 2015 -        Identification and assessment of children with disabilities

               -       4 children appeared for 10th Class Public examination and  secured Distinction in the public exam.

1st Week of June 2015          -        Admission of children with disabilities.

16th June 2015                    -        Workshop on Prevention of disability

 

  The Success Story of Guru

Guru is  19 year old,  he is Mentally challenged with Learning Disability.  He came to our Institution at the age of  13 years.  He come from very poor family and he was neglected by his parents. 

Therefore we admitted  Guru to our center  after Medical  Intervention,   we began the training programme like : self-help care,  Social skills,  and then we began regular academics.   Due to  our  intensive  & individual attention,   he has come-up very well and   developed self-confidence.

He appeared for 10th class Public examination conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka in the month of March 2015 and he secured First class in the  examination and he pursuing further studies with us. 

The Global Giving support has helped him immensely to complete his examination and secured distinction in the Public exam.  

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.

K.S.RAVEENDRA

   SECRETARY

Apr 17, 2015

Quarterly Report - April 2015

Celebration of Republic Day
Celebration of Republic Day

                                                                Quarterly Report –  April 2015

                                                           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 residential Education, Training & Rehabilitation for the children with disabilities.

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

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 :-

January 04, 2015        -        Celebration of Louie Braille Day

January 26, 2015        -        Celebration of Republic Day

February 9, 2015        -        Preparatory examination

February 25, 2015       -        Children assessment

March 13, 2015           -        Health Check-up

March 21, 2015           -        Celebration of Chandramana Ugadi Festival

March 23, 2015          -        Annual Day Celebration 

March 30, 2015         -        Children appeared for 10th Class Public  Examination

 The Success Story of Anil

Anil  is  19 year old,  he is Physically challenged with Learning Disability.  He came to our Institution at the age of          9 years.  He come from very poor family and he was neglected by his parents. 

Therefore we admitted  Anil  to our center  after Medical  Intervention, we began his training with : self-help care,  Social skills, music with dance and then we began regular academics.   Due to  our  intensive  & individual attention,   he has come-up very well and   developed self-confidence.

Now we have prepared  and encouraged him to appear for 10th class Public examination conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka.  We are sure 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.

K.S.RAVEENDRA

   SECRETARY

Success story of Anil
Success story of Anil
 
   

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