Our Projects

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROJECT
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROJECT

About 44% of people with disabilities are women. They have limited opportunities and are denied most of their basic rights. The Horticulture Training Center at APD has worked with and trained several people to manage women with disabilities.

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TRAINING ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE LIVELIHOOD
TRAINING ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE LIVELIHOOD

The development of people with disabilities is considered a part of the overall development of their families and local community.

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CAPACITY BUILDING
CAPACITY BUILDING

APD recognizes that the size and complexity, not to mention the urgency, of the challenge of rehabilitating millions of people with disabilities spread across the country, is too large for any one organization.

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RESOURCE SUPPORT TO ORGANIZATIONS
RESOURCE SUPPORT TO ORGANIZATIONS

APD provides financial, technical and management advice to several community organizations that work as viable interfaces between persons with disability and local authorities.

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ADVOCACY
ADVOCACY

APD’s Urban Advocacy work in Bengaluru and municipalities of Kolar, Bagalkot, Chikkaballapur and Bidar includes helping people claim rightful benefits under the laws of education, livelihood, mobility assistance, transport concessions and housing schemes.

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THERAPY – DISTRICT & INSTITUTIONAL
THERAPY – DISTRICT & INSTITUTIONAL

Therapeutic care is an essential part of the rehabilitation process that helps in regaining strength, relearning skills or finding new ways to perform day-to-day activities.

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DISTRICT LIVELIHOOD
DISTRICT LIVELIHOOD

In Karnataka, an estimated 7.2 lakh youth with disabilities in the age group 16 to 35, with no employable skills or relevant education, require livelihood support to ensure a life of independence and self sufficiency.

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SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM
SCHOOL SUPPORT PROGRAM

Bangalore Urban has a very high drop-Out rate of Children with Disability from mainstream schools. Sarva Siksha Abhyan (SSA) estimates a mere 25% of those who start out in Class I, stay on in school, till Class X.

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EMPLOYMENT LED TRAINING COURSE
EMPLOYMENT LED TRAINING COURSE

APD is a pioneer in setting up rural, community-based livelihood programs. Youth with disabilities from economically backward strata have benefitted from these opportunities.

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INDUSTRIAL TRAINING CENTER
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING CENTER

The APD Industrial Training Centre offers vocational training programmes recognized by the NCVT (National Council of Vocational Training) scheme of the Department of Employment and Training, Government of India.

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