Established in 1989, a partner organisation of ADD-UK. An active member of Disability Network in Bangalore. Networks with organisations like Spastics Societies and NIMHANS. Registration: Society; FCRA; 80G.
People with all categories of disabilities, especially children and women. NGOs involved in rural development, to extend our reach; campaigns on disability issues.
include a handbook on training; booklets on the features of Persons with Disabilities Act in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil.
To find organisations that work in areas, where such work is not taking place; train mid-level workers on managing disability programmes; strengthen federations of persons with disabilities; assist recently formed advocacy groups to establish themselves.
20 full-time staff and 3 trainees in 2 offices in Bangalore and Trichy and in 3 direct projects in 3 states; 50 per cent of staff are persons with disabilities.
include ADD-UK, ActionAid India, the Disability Division of CAPART, CBR Forum.