Education
 India
Project #3375

Educate 50 Blind Children in Karnataka

by Jeevan Prakash Education Society

Summary

This project creates an opportunity for the visually challenged children to be self-sustainable in their life through education, vocational training, and other basic life skills.
$15,913
total raised
192
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

There are more than 1000 blind children in the villages of Bidar & surrounding district under the age group of 5 to 16. It is estimated that, every one in three villages has one blind child without proper care, Rehabilitation, Education & other life skill. Although, the Govt of India has setup special schools in select district, but that is not serving the purpose due to ineffective implementation system and high corruption and also, these schools are located far from the native districts.

Solution

It is a residential school and provides Food, Clothing, Health Care and Shelter to the rehabilitated visually challenged children.

Long-Term Impact

The project started in 2003 with 3 blind children in a three room rented building, JPES, through (ADSFB) is able to rehabilitated more than 40 visually challenged children to date.Further, it plans to rehabilitates & educate 100 Blinds by 2011.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.ashadeepaschoolfortheblind.org

Organization Information

Jeevan Prakash Education Society

Location: Kamataka - India
Website: http:/​/​www.ashadeepaschoolfortheblind.org
Jeevan Prakash Education Society
Project Leader:
Sanju Kumar
Director
Bidar, Karnataka India

Funded Project!

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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