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Oct 1, 2018

I can walk, travel, and work independently

Spread Happiness
Spread Happiness

Dear Donors and Well Wishers

Greetings!!

We are very thankful to for your patronage that has helped me to provide good quality wheelchairs to people with disabilities in India. We did not know that there would be such huge requirement for such high quality customized wheelchairs. We are happy to inform you that in the previous reporting period, we have distributed 3 wheelchairs from the funds received.

The wheelchair users are so happy, and feeling comfortable with wheelchairs. These wheelchairs are customized based on physical conditions, and geographical location of the beneficaries.They acted as role models for others. They started promoting this wheelchair, and refers their friends to us to get such good quality wheelchairs. 

In this reporting period, we received 17 applications for customized wheelchairs. We have selected 10 people with disabilities as we have received the funds which is equivilant to 10 wheelchairs. Our target is to provide 500 such devices to people with disabilities. We have provided 13 wheelchairs, and now 487 people are waiting for your support. 

We wish to inform you that we have also extended our work for Kerala flood affected people, and will provide assistive devices to flood affected people. We request to share this report, and message with your friends, family and other like minded people. 

We request you to visit our organization whenever you are happened tobe in India. We will be very happy to arrange meeting with beneficaries. 

Thanking you again. 

With Best Wishes

Proud Owners
Proud Owners
Kerala Flood Relief Work
Kerala Flood Relief Work

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Sep 5, 2018

Thanks for supporting academic year 2017-18

human chain
human chain

Dear Donors, 

Greetings from Blind People's Association. 

Our students from Inclusive  School has conveyed big thanks to you for helping them in completing academic year 2017-2018. Now, academic year 2018-2019 has begun from June 5th 2018. The students have long summar vacation, and they are now back to the schoo. The school is now become so live, playful.

We are happy to inform you that school teachers have worked very hard during the summar vacation. The special refrehser training program for academic as well as non academic staff was organized for 10 days. The theme of the training program was Disbility Management, Curriculum adaptation, and inclusive teaching learning materials. At the end of the training program, the teachers were so emotional, and felt that the children with disabilities must be given extra time and prioirty for quality education. The teachers has developed accessible teachin learning materials that can be used by students with and without disabilities.  The teachers did survey in the 20 villages, and identified 12 children with disabilities who are in school going age, 8 children with disabilties were enrolled in the school. 

This year, the school has organized school enrollment drive specially for girl students. The parents of girl child was counseled them to send her to school. The enrollment drive was so successful and parents supported it very well. At the end of the enrollment there were 48 new girl child admission that includes girls with disabilties. At present, there are 297 students that includes 14 students with disabilities, 249 students are from economically back ward class, 21 are schedule caste and 22 schdule tribes. There are 82 new admissions in the school. 

The utimate aim of inclusive school is to promote inclusion, and value of tolerance, acceptance and respect the diversity. To promote social inclusion, the school has organized festivals and day in the school. Hence, the students are from different background can participate together and learn from each other. 

The school has celebrated Envionrment Day through tree plantation event. Each classroom has given responsibility to ensure that the plant must grow, and properly taken care. The students have taken responsibilty voluntarily. 

The school has also celebrated Indian Indepenence day, the students have performed patrotic songs. The friendship was also celebrated in the school. The students have celebrated Rakhi day in the school.

The students have received two pair of uniform, school bag, and stationaries free of charge. They are also given free transporation and education without any charge.

The students with disabilities and without disabilities are very thankful to all donors for their generous support for providing clean and safe drinking water. 

The education and future of each child is securedby only your support to these children with disabilities. 
We request you to provide generous support for very bright future. 

 

Thanking you

Dr Bhushan Punani 

Independence Day Celebration
Independence Day Celebration
School Enrolment Drive
School Enrolment Drive
Tree Plantation
Tree Plantation
Jul 10, 2018

Expansion of Services under Seeing is Believing Project

Out Reach Camp
Out Reach Camp

Dear Donors and Well Wishers,


Greetings from BPA!!

We are very thankful to you for your generous support, cooperation that motivate us to reach out more and more people under seeing is believing program. Your faith and trust in your work encourages to take on new activities, new programs to restore the sight, or to prevent the blindness.

During the reporting quarter a total number of 2112 patients were undergone surgery at Navalbhai and Hiraba eye hospital, an unit of Blind People Association, Bareja among which 1822 were undergone surgery for cataract the leading cause of blindness.

During the reporting period 125 outreach programs has been organized in remote locations of Gujarat where 8754 patients were provided treatment at their doorstep and among them 748 patients were identified as cataract and 568 undergone surgeries at Bareja hospital.  

Vision center is running in regular Basis at Vatrak hospital, Kalol Noor Mahamadi Charitable hospital, Modasa Annpurana Trust, Bhiloda and Bavla, which provided treatment to 2358 patients for various eye problems.

The program has made two significant achievements during the reporting period. I am happy to inform you that the program has expanded its services in Kucchh district known for its little desert area (known earthquake affected area). The high quality, modernized and highly equipped modular operation theatre was set up In Bhuj with the support of leading cooperate. Now, we can provide high quality eye related services to the people of Kucchh region at free of charge.

Secondly, the Vision Centre for poor people was set up in Ahmedabad. This vision center will do assessment, treatment and low vision training to the people of Ahmedabad Slum Area. The vision center will also provide free medicines and referrals for free cataract surgeries at our Bareja Eye Hospital.

The program has also given due importance to human resource development. As part of human resource development, the program has signed an agreement with KMM optometry and eye institute of Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand for training and internship for Optomertry students at Bareja Eye Hospital- Bareja- Gujarat India. Till date 80 students have completed internship with Bareja Eye Hospital.

During the reporting period, 25 entrepreneur mentors from Malaysia in collaboration with IMS Asia, Malaysia and HRDF, Govt. Of Malaysia had visited our program and appreciated this low cost high quality eye care model.

Cataract fellowship program started in the hospital of which 7 ophthalmologist been enrolled for a period of three month.

Now, the program has plan to expand the services for Diabetic Ratinopathy and Childhood blindness.

We request you to continue your support, and spread a word with your friends, family members, and social media networks.

We also request you to visit our organization Blind People’s Association whenever you are happened to-be in India. We will be very happy to be your host. You are also welcome to visit our facebook page on following link

https://www.facebook.com/pg/bpaindia1/photos/?ref=page_internal

 

Thanking you

With Warm Regards

Bhushan Punani

Eye Camp
Eye Camp
New Operation Theater in Kucchh
New Operation Theater in Kucchh
Optometrist Internship Program
Optometrist Internship Program
Cataract Operated Patient
Cataract Operated Patient

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