Umar sab Alla sab Nadaf
Nature of disability:
Low vision
Educational qualification:
Std 12

Background: Umar sab met with an accident when he was 8 years old and was injured in the left eye. He was not given appropriate medical attention and hence completely lost his eyesight. More than a decade later when he visited a private hospital in Hubli, he was told his nerves have become too weak to retrieve sight. He has completed basic education till Class 12 but couldn’t pursue further studies because of his poor economic condition and dependent family members.

APD intervention: He came to know of APD when a camp was held at Ron taluk and decided to join the horticulture training program. He has completed the 10-month non-formal job orientation at APD. Through the horticulture training program, he is well versed with skill-based horticulture and works at a well-reputed organization. Now, he is not only confident about work but also takes on more responsibilities.