Children  India Project #19956

Rural Area Development Trust - Mentally Challenged

by Rural Area Development Trust Vetted since 2015


The Manjari Day Care Centre was started in the year 2005 at Uthamapalayam,Theni district ,Tamilnadu,India. This centre provides therapeutic support to children who are mentally challenged. Manjari centre consists of 30 children. Physiotherapy and special education are regularly given to the children. Physiotherapists help children with disabilities to develop or improve their motor skills. Service is in the form of exercise, education, consultation, or the recommendation of adaptive devices.

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The project Area located in south corner of the Tamil Nadu State Theni District is agriculture oriented. It is at the foot of the western Ghats and most of the villages have no frequent transport facilities ,so all the parents especially rich people only go around 100 km away in their native for the rehabilitation we have started the Day Care Centre setup in the year 2005 at Uthamapalayam, . This centre provides therapy & Education support to children who are mentally challenged.


providing basic care, including food, clothes and medical treatment, as well as further facilities such as transport, physiotherapy, and surgery. All these services were provided on a needs and means-tested basis, and are aimed at enabling the children to participate in community life .professional rehabilitation setup rehabilitate mentally challenged children life style it may cause social inclusion.

Long-Term Impact

in this day care centre 30 beneficiaries and their family benefited. there is lack of opportunities for these special children to learn and to develop themselves physically. Keeping this is mind; RUADT has envisioned providing physical rehabilitation, special education for life style skill learning, occupational therapy, recreation, vocational training for these children and awareness is spread among the local community, the government officials & teachers to enable them to understand the needs

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).



Organization Information

Rural Area Development Trust

Location: Bodinayakanur - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Rural Area Developme RUADT
Bodinayakanur, Tamilnadu India

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