Children  India Project #19671

Hostel facility for Handicapped girls

by Heart and Hand for Handicapped Vetted since 2015

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Due to your generosity as you already know the Girls Hostel Project under the umbrella of Heart and Hand for the Handicapped came to a successful completion in 2017.  The hostel is fully operational now. I was at the campus in India in Feb 2018 and was fortunate to witness the tremendous impact your help is having on so many special children.  As a testimony to the integrity of Dharithree, the famous musician Sri. Ananthakrishna Sharma of Bengaluru as his service brings his group of students and other musicians every year to perform for the children during Rathasaptami day so our children too can have a divine experience.  I was there with my wife and family and it was an experience hard to explain in words. Your help came to my mind constantly for the impact it is having on our children. Thank you. Link to a video of the event below.

While on the subject of special children, Heart & Hand is running another campaign ASHA-Train Parent of Autistic Kid via GlobalGiving platform.  Please consider supporting this project. Link to the ASHA campaign below.

Girl's Hostel at Dharithree

Photo from visit from GG representative to the completed Girl's hostel at Dharithree.  This project was fully funded and we got a generous grant from the State Government as well.

The GG representative was extremely pleased with the work done using the donations and spent fruitful time talking to the hostel inmates.

Sincere thanks to all the donors who helped support this noble venture and looking forward to your continued participation in future HHH(Heart and Hand For Handicapped)  initiatives through GlobalGiving.

 This effort started around 2 years ago and was our first attempt to crowsource a HHH project using GlobalGiving. We managed to reach out to sources outside our normal doners and made them aware of the work being performed by HHH

Please reach out to Mr. B.R.Ramaprasad or any member of the HHH team for any questions or clarifications

We are happy to announce the inauguration of the building took place on Jan 22, 2017. Representatives from Heart and Hand for the Handicapped were there for the event. Chief Guest was Mr. Ananth Kumar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. Around 500 guests attended the event. Please watch a short video of the inauguration that we believe gives you an idea of the results of your generosity, which will keep on giving forever. We intend to close the campaign in the next few weeks. We are still short of $ 7,600 to reach our goal of $35,000. Therefore, any additional donation from you will help. We have nothing but sincere gratitude for your support and thank you for saving that special place in your heart for our children. God bless and the best is yet to come.


Girls Hostel Building 1
Girls Hostel Building 1

Considerable progress has been made since our last report in July 2016. Construction work is brick and the Hostel should be ready for inauguration on Jan 22nd 2017.

The Hostel will help lots of differently abled girls to live comfortably in the premises.

We are still short of around $ 8,000 to reach our goal of $ 35,000.We ask for your continued generosity.

Attached is the invitation to the inaugural function as well as few photos of our children undergoing various therapies.

Thank you again for making the future of our children brighter and better.

Please also check the photographs and the link to this institiution to get a better understanding of what is currently being done at the institute to improve the lifestyle of differently able children.

Girls Hostel Building 2
Girls Hostel Building 2
School Building
School Building
Yoga Therapy
Yoga Therapy
Music Therapy
Music Therapy



Due to adverse weather conditions and labor challenges progress since July 2016 has been slow. However, internal electrical, plumbing work and more have started. Application for power supply has been submitted and approval expected soon. Barring any unforeseen circumstances outside our control we expect that the building will be inaugurated in Jan 2017.  The State Government of Karnataka has taken keen interest in our cause and has actively used our facilities to train their social workers in the field of child disability.  Multi-national corporations have also recognized the work that is being done and have started supporting us under their Corporate Social Responsibilities obligations.  



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Organization Information

Heart and Hand for Handicapped

Location: Flushing, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Bindigana Ramaprasad
Flushing, NY United States

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