Asha for Education Logo Dwab Blind School
, Nalgonda District
ANDHRA PRADESH
ANDHRA PRADESH
 
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Status
current / ongoing


Project specific donations go towards already approved budgets.

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Project Steward
Deepa Peddireddy
deepa DOT mp AT gmail DOT com
Project Partner(s)
Chokka Rao P
e-mail: dwab_nlg AT yahoo DOT com
Additional Contact
Sri Kalyan Ram Palakodety
srikalyanram AT gmail DOT com
Project Address
Surdas Bhavan, Deendayal Nagar
Gollaguda, Nalgonda District
ANDHRA PRADESH  508 001
India
Tel: +91-8682-227920
Funds Disbursed
May2009Toledo$5,050.00
Feb2009Toledo$5,200.00

Total = $10,250

TOTAL: $10,250.00
Funding Details
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Chapter Contact
Toledo

Project Description

Development and Welfare Association of the Blind(DWAB) is one of the best institutions providing services to visually challenged Kinds in Andhra Pradesh. This organization has been successfully endeavoring to bring the blind children from different places with their sighted counterparts in all walks of life by encouraging the blind children to participate in activities of education,sports,cultural activities and social gatherings. Surdas bhavan is the school run by DWAB organization, there are more than 140 visually challenged kids in this school. DWAB provides free education and boarding facilities to visually challenged kids (who are totally blind or partially blind). They are running a school for the blind from class 1st to class 10th and 100% results at class 7th and class 10th for past five years. Government of Andhra Pradesh is supporting each student with Rs.500 per month. The Surdas Bhavan is a three stored full fledged functioning school which has basic infrastructure but still they don't have labs and auditorium. Asha Toledo is planing to build auditorium on the top of the building. This new auditorium is used for providing new labs (science lab) and classes like music and yoga for the kids. This place can also be used for the daily assembly sessions.

Purpose / Goals

1. To construct a new auditorium which is used for providing new labs (science lab) and classes like music and yoga for the kids.

2. Auditorium is also used for the daily assembly sessions for the kinds who are visually challenged.

Organization Description

DWAB constructed its own building for school and hostel which can accommodate 300 Blind children [Boys & Girls] with all basic amenities.They are running a school for the blind from class 1st to class 10th and 100% results at class 7th and class 10th for past five years.Considering the outstanding contribution in the field of the blind. This organization secured prestigious "National Award".
As a mark of recognition of their services the American Telugu Association [ATA] honored with "Life time achievement award". The organization is greatly honored by being nominated by the Government of A.P as a member of "State Executive Committee". The organization has been successfully endeavoring to bring the blind children from different places with their sighted counterparts in all walks of life by encouraging the blind children to participate in activities of education,sports,cultural activities and social gatherings. They have 35 AC, 100% Income Tax exemption by the Government of India.They also have FCRA clearance for NRI donations.

http://helpblind.org/home.htm - dwab_nlg@yahoo.com

Project Type: Disabilities (description)

Primary Focus: children with disabilities (description)

Area: Urban

Number of Children: 140

Boy/Girl Ratio: 4 : 1

 
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History
Feb 2009Ground Breaking Ceremony Photos
Feb 2009Disbursement and Budget Plan
Jan 2009Proposal
Jan 2009Site Visit Report
Jan 2009Site Visit Photos
 
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