Empower a disabled student with computer skills by sponsoring six months computer education expenses, INR 6000


Samaratham Trust runs a project to train disabled and visually challenged children across Karnataka. More than welfare activities, Samarthanam believes in empowering them with relevant education and soft skills, and today this belief and vision has changed the lives of thousands of disabled across India.

How It Works

• Courses offered include basic computer training, English grammar, communication skills and other soft skills needed in a corporate environment, which can help them get placed with government/non-government organizations.
• The computer course is certified by KEONICS (a government run training centre) and the English language programme is being structured and run with great success by Winners Academy.
• Personality development sessions are conducted by volunteers with corporate experience, imparting pre-employment training and office etiquette skills to the participants.
• Trainings are conducted in Bangalore, Dharwad and Gadag.


• 4 – Number of batches conducted annually
• 9.30 am-1.30 pm and 2.30 pm- 4.30 pm – Timings of the training batches
• 6 months – Duration of each training batch
• 18-40 years – Age-group of the participants
• 30 – Number of participants in one batch
• Rs. 8,000-Rs. 10,000 – Salary bracket of employees in government/non-government organizations where the trainees will be placed

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Staff salaries 6000.00
Remaining course cost is borne by other donors 0.00
Unit Price 6000
Total 6000
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At the age of 11 Rajani was diagnosed for Steven Johnson Syndrome- a condition that leaves a permanent impact on a body organ, In her case she lost her eyesight.
She found her way to Samarthanam where she learned working on the computers with a screen reading software. She learned MS Office, and the Internet with the help of screen reading software and supporting volunteers.
Rajani Gopalakrishna is the first visually challenged women to have qualified as Charted Accountant. She says gratfully that incorrect execution of medical advancement took away my eyesight; and with the help of technology it gave me a new lease of life.

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