Sponsor a World made wheelchair (WM3) for a poor disabled person, INR 9900
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SAMUHA is an NGO based out of Kanakagiri district, Karnataka state, India. Since 1989, it has worked with disabled people through its Community Based Rehabilitation programme called SAMARTHYA. The SAMARTHYA CBR-D programme presently works with a range of disabilities including locomotor, cerebral palsy, mental retardation, hearing impairment, visual impairment and mental illness. SAMARTHYA opened Orthotic & Prosthotic, Ear Mould Production and Hearing Aid Repair & Maintenance workshops in Deodurg, Raichur and Koppal districts, providing services to people from neighbouring districts as well. Beneficiaries are identified during the village disability screenings, at weekly clinics and in self help group meetings. There are also referrals from other NGOs, hospitals and government departments for services around the year. Each beneficiary is assessed to ascertain the need, based on which the NGO tries to raise donations and seeks grants from donor agencies, Govt. etc. As per the individual's specific need the appliance will be fitted at the aids and appliances production centres run by the organization. This donation option helps us provide a disabled person with a VISSCO wheelchair with puncture-proof tyres, metal brakes, adjustable foot-rest, foldable arm-rests, special pressure-relief cushion and other features. The NGO buys the chairs and customizes them for the beneficiary. At times the chairs are bought in bulk while at others a few chairs are bought based on the donations received. The chairs are delivered to the Koppal workshop from where they are delivered to the beneficiary.

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Vissco wheelchair 8500.00
Transport cost 400.00
Assembling and training expenses 1000.00
Unit Price 9900
Quantity
Total 9900
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From disability to mobility
When Gavisidamma Gabbur was 2 years old she was affected with polio and later she found herself sitting at corner of the house and living in threat because of increasing contractures and depression affected day to day life. Losing all mainstreaming opportunities and activities of the life because of her severe disability
Project disability worker identified her, provided counselling service and referred her to samuha Samarthya assessment clinic & vocational training of tailoring and craft centre for further treatment and services. Later disability workers and technicians conducted detail assessment and created a plan. We listed mobility aids and appliance needs and later provided the Foldable Vesco wheelchair and tailoring training, sewing machine support and counselling services.
Improved better quality of life by having her own independent, safe and comport mobility by using regular adapted foldable Vesco wheelchair and better quality cushion to prevent, further disability. By using this she is doing daily living activities, independently and goes around in his community and involving with her friends.

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