Support vocational training fund to help poor disabled horticulture trainees, INR 5000
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Overview

The Association of People with Disability (APD) is a Bangalore based organization that is working on the comprehensive rehabilitation of economically marginalized people with disabilities. It works for children, youth and adults with various types of disabilities - primarily those with physical disability, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, development delay, and speech and multiple disabilities. APD provides residential training in horticulture to poor disabled youths from all over Karnataka.

How It Works

• They are housed in APD’s campus and all meals are provided.
• In addition to therapy, mobility aids are given wherever required.
• This donation will be used for the overall training, accommodation and food expenses of a trainee.

Statistics

• 10 months – Duration of the horticulture training programme
• 52 – Number of years since APD was started

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Trainer Salaries 5000.00
Unit Price 5000
Quantity
Total 5000
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Acquiring gardening and personal skills to become self-reliant
Nagesh, 25 years, from an economically backward family of Mysore district. Due to unawareness of health & hygiene, at the age of 8 months old he couldn’t get proper medical attention and was afflicted with polio. He studied up to 9th grade & the family members thought that he could not do anything independently.
The APD team arranged a camp near Nagesh’s village & selected him for Horticulture training. He underwent 10 months training course and learned gardening skills. Apart from this he has gained the knowledge of personal hygiene, cooking and also the knowledge of nutritious food. The organization has assessed and provided him calipers for smooth mobility
After completing the course successfully, APD helped him to get job in a private concern. (Veolie Water India Pvt.Ltd.) as gardener with a monthly salary of Rs.3000/-. He is independently living in Bangalore and also married recently

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