Program : Livelihood for people with spinal cord injury
There is a huge difference between born disabled and disable by accident. A person suddenly becoming disabled and inactive leads to physically challenged, mentaly depressed and the worse is lose their job. If he is only the income earning person in family then whole family suffer for life time. Disabled people are struggling to get job. Especially SCI because of their dependency are not able to re-join to their work. Lack of support for them to take up an income generating activity. All these make them in active and depressed. Due to this many PwSCI become suicidal.
To develop the socio-economic conditions of the People with Spinal cord Injury and their families.
To alleviate poverty, creates employment and income generating opportunities.
To develop capacity and upgrade vocational skills of the target people.
To provide initial capital fund/units for undertaking income generating activities and inculcating self-confidence on running of small/petty shops.
The long term objective to link them to local buyers/distributors as to ensure the produced products are sold and income are generated.
Assist PwSCI to take up income generating activity, reduce their dependency on family to meet their expenses and keep them active to avoid depression and pressure sore.
Sevabharthi works to provide livelihood support to PwSCI depending on their ability with support of donor and corporates. Provide them training and also help them in marketing to reach costumer.
-Income generating idea
-Partial Financial Assistance
-Material and Machinery Support
-Training & follow up
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Seva Bharathi Kanyady extends its unconditional support to adults with intellectual disabilities, in terms of skill-based development models and opportunities. It seeks to equip them with all the necessary knowledge and tools, in developing their skills and getting open wage employment or engage them with meaningful livelihood opportunities.
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There is a huge difference between born disabled and disable by accident. A person suddenly becoming disabled and inactive leads to physically challenged, mentaly depressed and the worse is lose their job.
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Rashmi Keshav is a rural background woman from the village Dandole near Dharmasthala who is a wife of an electrician. The couple have three children studying in SSLC, 1st PUC and 2nd PUC. The family had to go through lots of hurdles to meet their financial requirement though Rashmi was helping her husband by beedi wrapping. They were not able to meet their daily expenses of the family and expenses for the education of children. Rashmi came to know about Sevabharathi from a friend of her. She says their life has changed in a good way after she attended free tailoring camp by Sevabharathi under the program Shri Durga Matru Mandali in 2015. She is very happy and acknowledged that she got a good quality training on tailoring from sevabharathi. She got skills and confidence and now she is a self-employed woman and earns 5000-6000 per week which makes her convenient to run her family. She is grateful to Sevabharathi and also, she is helping other people who are in need by training them for free of cost.
Avil Barbosa, who lives in Bantwala is a coolie known for tree climbing. He used to dehusk arecanut and was doing other agriculture work to meet the financial requirements of the family. He fell down from 30 feet height while climbing an areca tree. After the accident he was unable to do his day-to-day work independently. He underwent a surgery and was in bed rest for one and half year. After being rehabilitated for 3 months in Sevadhama now he is able to walk independently, without anyone’s assistance. He says he got good training and attained skill to handle the wheelchair. Now he is confident and dehusks arecanut as before and earns around Rs. 600-700/day by arecanut dehusking. He is thankful to Sevadhama rehabilitation centre for makig his life better.
Dhananjaya from Sullia works in timber yard and was quite happy with his life as he was able to meet his family expenses until he became a victim of spinal cord injury. One fate full day while he was working a huge timber hit his back. He had under gone surgery. Though his pain got reduced there was no improvement within himself and was completely dependent on his family for his daily activity. This made him disturbed and he wanted to do some of his work independently. At the same time he got to know about the Sevadhama rehabilitation centre. He joined Sevadhama and undergone 3 months of rehabilitation where he learnt to transfer himself to wheelchair, perform his daily activity. He got motivated there by seeing other spinal cord injured people doing their work without depending on anyone. Now he would walk using walker, transfer himself and manage his daily activity. He dehusks arecanut and looks after the agriculture work.