Program Details

The Association Of People With Disability


  • Start Date 2017-01-10
  • End Date: 2017-12-31

  • Location: urban environment

The Association of People with Disability (APD) is a voluntary
organization, striving ceaselessly in the field of disability for over fifty years with an aim to empower people with disability to become active contributors in the society.
The Association for People with Disability (APD) is striving to make this aspiration a reality for people with disability. Instilling hope and confidence. Providing them support in enabling and holistic innovative interventions.


Accomodation:

Host Family.


Activities:
APD’s Activities, Programmes and Network through the following units
 
  • Horticulture Unit: Supporting the insight that gardening is therapeutic, twelve months non-formal residential horticulture training is being conducted every year since 1987 for around 50 persons with disability.
  • Orthotic Appliance Centre: The main aim of the unit is to promote independent mobility by manufacturing aids and appliances as per the individuals needs. The unit also runsa one-year training program.
  • Physiotherapy Unit: Caters to the therapeutic needs of people with disability and successfully provides training to the care- givers and community workers.
  • Career Guidance And Placement Services: Every year around 550 people get registered with this unit and around 60% of them are successfully employed into the mainstream and the rest join vocational training programs.
  • Industrial Training Centre: In the year 1975, Industrial Training Centre (ITC) was set up to offer training in industrial skills to Persons with Disability. Computer skills training is relatively recent initiative but very successful in helping people with disability find place in IT companies.
  • Urban Community Based Rehabilitation Program: Starting from 2 slums in 1985, today USOP has networked through 22 parts of Bangalore empowering people with disabilities by providing formal & non-formal education, home based special education, therapy, medical and surgical intervention and vocational training.
  • Shradhanjali Integrated School (SIS): SIS was founded in 1973. This recognized primary school – Nursery to Std.7 – began with the aim of providing education and opportunities for all round development of children with disability.  Of the 200 children at SIS, 80% have disabilities –all categories.  The remaining non-disabled children complete this unique study environment.

Requirement:
  • Responsible Volunteer.
  • English knowledge.
  • Open-minded volunteers.
  • Adjustable capacity.
  • Helping nature.
  • Hard working.

How to get there?
Terminal: Bengaluru / Kempegowda Int. Airport
International Airport: Bengaluru / Kempegowda Int. Airport
Domestic Airport: Bengaluru / Kempegowda Int. Airport


Others:

6 months - 1,800.00 EUR

12 months - 2,400.00 EUR