Support a monthly stipend fund for disabled employees at our Guwahati packaging centre, INR 2500


Atma Nirbhar - Ek Challenge is an economic rehabilitation and empowerment project for the disabled. It engages the services of only the disabled persons in a small "not-for-profit" tea and grocery packaging and paper shopping bags manufacturing unit in Guwahati, Assam.

The Basics

The primary aim of the project is to give such persons an opportunity to work with dignity, earn a living and, if possible, become self-reliant. Other things being equal, preference is given to women in all fields of activity.

How It Works

• This initiative is not simple charity, but a programme to give equal opportunity and support to only those disabled persons, who have a burning desire to improve their economic condition.
• The stipend is only for the disabled staff.


• 6 – Number of staff members who run the unit
• 32 – Number of disabled workers in the unit
• Rs. 100 – Medical allowance paid to the disabled workers

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Towards stipends & medical allowance for 32 disabled workers 2500.00
Unit Price 2500
Total 2500
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Disability to Contributing Productive Worker.
Having lost both her parents, Tulu lives with her elder sister's family. Her weak eyesight and hearing and speech impairment, affected her ability to earn money which made her feel like a burden on her sister.
Atma Nirbhar - Ek Challenge (which translates to Self Reliance - a Challenge), is an economic rehabilitation project for the disabled that helps them become independent. As part of this project, Tulu got the chance to earn her bread and become more independent.
Tulu, who was earlier languishing from guilt at being unproductive, is now extremely happy with her independence. Her work here, which involves packaging tea and cleaning the centre not only gives her economic independence, but an enhanced sense of confidence and self-worth.

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