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...
Jun 28, 2016

Quarterly Report - April_May_June_2016

Parents training and counselling programme
Parents training and counselling programme

                                                                     Quarterly Report

                                                            April, May and June 2016

                                                   Support for 50 Multi disabled children

 

By K.S.Raveendra – Project Leader

Dear  Friends,

We are extremely happy to submit the quarterly report of our project for Children with Multiple disABILITIES.

We wholeheartedly appreciate and acknowledge the support of the donors through Global Giving community.

Your valuable donation has been utilised provide residential education, training & rehabilitation for the children with disabilities.

This is the on-going project, in our project we have children with Multiple disabilities (Visually Impairment with Mentally challenged or Hearing Loss and physically disabled).

The back ground of these children are socially, economically back ward 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 Horticulture, Craft and Music and Tailoring, Braille, Orientation and Mobility, Parent counselling, Medical intervention, social skills and self help care etc… in order to bring them to the mainstream.

The following are the highlights of this quarter:-

April 2016                       …..    Children appeared for 10th class Public Examination and secured distinction in the        

                                               public exam.

 May 2016                         …..    We have conducted a  Survey of the disabled Children in and around Bangalore. 

24th May 2016                  ……   Parents training and counselling programme was conducted.

1st June 2016                         …..   Admission of New children with disabilities

 6th June 2016                         …..   Identification and assessment of children with disabilities. 

 20th June 2016                      .....    Celebration of Helen Keller Day

  

The Success story of Ravikiran                                                                                              

Ravikiran is 16 year old, he is Visually Impaired with Learning disability.  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 Ravikiran to our center after Medical Intervention we began his training with : self-help care, Pre-braille, Braille reading & writing, Orientation and Mobility training, social skills  music and Dance.  Due to the intensive & individual attention, he has come-up very well and developed self – confidence.

Then we began regular curriculum and he appeared for 10th class public examination conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka in the month of April 2016 and he secured Distinction in the public exam and now he is persuading his higher studies.

We wish him all the success for 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

Project Leader


 

 

success story of Ravikiran
success story of Ravikiran
Mar 31, 2016

Quarterly Report_January_February_March_2016

Celebration of Republic Day
Celebration of Republic Day

                                                                   Quarterly Report

                                                January, February and March 2016

                                                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 Multi disabled children.

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

This is the on-going project; in our project we have children with multiple disabilities (Visually Impairment with Mentally Challenged or Hearing loss and Physically disabled ).

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 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 01, 2016 - Celebration of New Year

January 04, 2016 - Celebration of Louie Braille Day

January 26, 2016 - Celebration of Republic Day

February 11, 2016 - Preparatory examination

February 29, 2016 - Children assessment

March 12, 2016 - Children appeared for 12th Class Public Examination

March 19, 2016 - Annual Day Celebration

March 24, 2016 - Health Check-up

March 30, 2016 - Children appeared for 10th Class Public Examination

The Success Story of Sunil

Sunil is 18 year old, he is Visually Impaired with Learning disability. He came to our Institution at the age of 14 years. He come from very poor family and he was neglected by his parents.

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

Now we taught him regular curriculum and appeared for 10th class Public examination in the year 2013-14, conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka. He secured 1st class in the 10th class public exam. Now we have prepared and encouraged him to appear for 12th class, Public examination conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka. We are sure he will successfully complete 12th class public exam and proceed for further education.

We wish him all the success in his future.

This is how our center is providing individual care and residential Education and training and help the children with disabilities to stand on their feet as a respectable citizens.

Therefore we humbly seek your valuable support for the benefit of the children with disabilities – kindly share this opportunities and request your friends and relatives especially those who are in U.S. to donate generously to this project for the benefit of the under privileged children.

Once again we sincerely thank to all our donors and GlobalGiving team for their valuable support and generous contribution.

K.S.RAVEENDRA

Project Leader

Annual Day Celebration
Annual Day Celebration
Success story of sunil
Success story of sunil
Jan 4, 2016

Quarterly Report December 2015

Celebration of Gandhi Jayanthi
Celebration of Gandhi Jayanthi

                                                               Quarterly Report

                                            October, November  and December 2015

                                             Support for 50 Multi disabled children

 

By K.S.Raveendra – Project Leader,

Dear  Friends,

Wish you a Merry Christmas & Prosperous New Year 2016…...

We are extremely happy to submit the quarterly report of our project for Children with Multiple disABILITIES.

We wholeheartedly appreciate and acknowledge the support of the donors through Global Giving community.

The donations we received through Global Giving helped us to strengthen the services for children with Multiple disabilities.

We encourage the children to participate in various programmes for their all-round development in addition to Education and training like Music, Dance, Tailoring, Braille, Orientation & Mobility, Parent counselling, Medical intervention, Social skills and self help care etc….

Highlights up to December 2015:-

  • October 2015

             2nd October 2015                 -  Celebration of Gandhi Jayanthi

            27th October 2015         -     Celebration of famous Dasara Festival in Karnataka

 

  • November 2015

          1st November 2015            -     Celebration of Kannada Rajyostava

         10th November 2015          -     Celebration of Depavali Festival

          14th November 2015         -      Celebration of Children Day 

 

  • December  2015

          3rd December 2015             -         Celebration of International Day of disABLED persons

         12th December 2015            -         Sports Day

        25th December 2015            -         Celebration of Christmas

                                                        

We need your valuable support to strengthen our services for  under Privileged children kindly share this opportunity and request your friends and relatives especially those who are in U.S. to donate generously to this project for the benefit of the children with disabilities.

 Once again we sincerely thank to all our donors and Global Giving team for their valuable support and generous contribution.

 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

   Project Leader

 

Celebration of Christmas
Celebration of Christmas
 
   

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