Beemavva Neelappa Hubli
Nature of disability:
Speech and hearing impairment
Educational qualification:
Class 8

Background: Beemavva is speech and hearing impaired since birth. She was identified through our NGO partners. She is one of four siblings in her family. She has studied up to Class 8 and was unable to study further due to her disability.

APD intervention: After her need assessment at the camp, she was brought to the life skills and domestic cooking training at APD’s Horticulture unit where she attended a three-month training course. After that, she moved to Hospitality Training at APD and underwent two months of training in partnership with Vasudev Adiga’s Fast Food Pvt Ltd & Presidency College of Hotel Management. She gained specific skills in vegetable cutting, fruit juices, basic sign language, soft skills and personality development. Apart from the training, she has learned to be independent, and self-confident. She also gained some leadership skills and learnt more about the work culture and ethics.

Presently she is employed in Vasudev Adiga’s Fast Food Pvt. Ltd as an Assistant Cook.