Sponsor 2 meals for 65 poor, blind and disabled girl trainees, INR 3000
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Overview

Blind People's Association (BPA) is a professional organization which believes in providing equal opportunities to all categories of people with disabilities. Consistent with the philosophy, it works for providing education, employment opportunities, equal rights and quality life for them.

How It Works

• BPA has several training programmes – weaving, tailoring, computer programming and hair/skin care.
• Poor/blind and disabled girls from rural areas are admitted into these programmes, where they stay in the hostel.
• They are provided with lunch and dinner as per Gujarati traditions at the BPA dining hall.
• The meals, bed linen and all other such amenities are provided free of cost.
• The hostel has blind and disabled women, who are pursuing education right from school to post graduate level.
• The girls are from different parts of Gujarat, and come to stay in the hostel to complete their education.
• They find this hostel very safe.
• Most of the girls are from very poor families, and are interested to become economically independent at the earliest.
• Education is a continuous process.
• Many girls may do college education and then join one of the courses or vice versa.
• New girls are also admitted to these various courses each year.
• They also have girls who are studying in normal schools but stay in the hostel.

Statistics

• 1 year – Duration of the Computer Programming Course and the Hair and Skin Care Course.
• 2 years – Duration of the Post Graduate Course
• 3 years – Duration of the Under Graduate Course and Physiotherapy Course

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Two meals a day for 65 students 3000.00
Unit Price 3000
Quantity
Total 3000
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Beautiful & now Bold
Sangeeta Rathod is the daughter of a labourer. She has severe physical disabilities and as she is unable to walk has to drag herself from place to place. She enrolled for a course at BPA with great reluctance & hesitation.
Sangeeta was given a tricycle. Staying with other girls disabled like her, made Sangeeta realize that she was not the only one. She also realized that she was responsible for her own future. The tricycle made her mobile and therefore more confident to move from place to place and mix with others. The BPA staff helped her become more confident. They taught her grooming, safety rules & social graces. The good food offered at the BPA hostel improved her physical health.
Today Sangeeta is a transformed person. She is confident that after she finishes her education at BPA she will get a job and be able to support her family. She is truly beautiful & bold.

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