Samvedna aims to help the Differently Abled lead a life of
purpose and dignity through early detection & correction,
care, capacity building, federation, advocacy,
training and employment.
Samvedna, started as a pilot program in March 2004 in Rudraprayag district on the invitation of Local NGO, ‘Grahmin Samudayak Vikas Sewa Sansthan’. From the very beginning the emphasis of Samvedna was to reach out to remote mountainous areas. The strategy was very simple:
You can participate in transforming the lives of the Differently Abled by becoming part of Samvedna by:
- Early detection through regular medical camps in remote areas focusing on the Differently Abled.
- Interventions, Follow-up and treatment at Dehradun.
- Building up of a team of local volunteers and NGOs in the field.
- Building up of a team of committed medical professionals.
- Developing Community Based Rehabilitation models.
- Volunteering your time and medical skills.
- Volunteering your time and expertise in Occupational Therapy and other areas of care, rehabilitation and mainstreaming of the Differently Abled.
- Financially supporting Samvedna:
Medical Camp INR 50,000 per camp. ( Annually 4 to 6 camps are proposed to be organized.)
- Corrective Surgery (Minor) INR 5,000
- Corrective surgery (major) INR 15,000
- Prosthesis (average) INR 3000
- Boarding Lodging and Transportation of patients from villages to medical centers in Dehradun. INR 10,000 per return trip for a group of ten (5 patients + 5 parents/guardians).
"A life Less Ordinary"
[The story of Sujan Singh also featured
in the Garhwal Post on occasion of
Disability Day 3rd Dec, ’05.]
Agnes Huttenlocher a Paediatric nurse from Germany who visited KHW-India from November ‘05 to March ‘06 and provided valuable services to our Special Needs Centre in Tilwara, Rudraprayag. She expresses her opinion on her one month visit to the region. [READ MORE]