Education  India Project #34615

Support Education of Children With Special Needs

by Save The Children India
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Summary

In India a child born with special needs is destined for a life of dependency. For the poor this situation is extreme. The children with special needs are considered to be a social, financial, mental and physical burden to their families. Special Care Center annually reaches out to children who are hearing and speech impaired and mentally challenged and living in poor socio economic condition and is attended by 300 children who lack affordable education facility for their special needs.

$18,000
total goal
$2,298
remaining
117
donors
1
monthly donor
1
fundraiser
2
years

Challenge

The children with special needs are considered to be a social, financial, mental and physical burden to their families. Through lack of knowledge and skills of the family, the children do not get the appropriate help they need. The children do not go to school or leave their homes. Therefore, are not challenged to develop mentally or physically. The experiences have shown that the families will often prefer to invest on a healthy child over a child with special needs, when it comes education.

Solution

Save The Children India's Special Care Center annually reaches out to 250 children who are hearing and speech impaired and mentally challenged and living in poor socio economic condition. The school is attended by 300 children who lack affordable education facility for their special needs. The school offers the transport facility, breakfast and afternoon lunch and educational supplied support to children to ensure that they complete schooling and lead life of dignity and independence.

Long-Term Impact

The overall goal of the Special care center is to improve the quality of life for children with special needs in poor families living in slums of Mumbai with its objective being 1. Ensuring integration of children with special needs into the wider community through education and skills training 2. Supporting them to avail opportunities of social interaction , Education, Life skills development and employability skills training .

Resources

http:/​/​www.savethechildrenindia.org/​
Special Care Centre for the differently-abled

Organization Information

Save The Children India

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra - India
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @STCI_Mumbai
Project Leader:
jyoti nale
Mumbai, Maharashtra India
$15,702 raised of $18,000 goal
 
140 donations
$2,298 to go
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