Sponsor costs of meals for a blind child or adult undergoing rehabilitation for a month, INR 3300


The mission of the members of NAB is to establish NAB (India) as an icon of boundless services for the blind. Since its inception, each year has been a forward leap in NAB India’s reach in promoting the interests of people with vision loss in India. NAB runs a rehabilitation course at their Mahalaxmi centre in Mumbai.

How It Works

• Trainees are selected after an interview.
• Practical training is imparted to participants as per a prescribed syllabus.
• This covers all aspects that will help the visually challenged become independent.
• They take part in entertainment programmes, sports/quiz competitions etc.
• Lectures are arranged by eminent personalities on various topics; outings are also arranged.
• A parents’ meeting is arranged at the end of the course to inform them about their ward’s progress.
• Students who live outside Mumbai may avail of the free residential facility.
• All requirements during the course like uniforms, toiletries, medical aid, food, etc. are provided free of cost to participants.
• The faculty is well-educated and has wide experience in respective fields.
• This donation will be used to sponsor meals for a month for a visually challenged person participating in this rehabilitation programme.


• 2 – Number of courses held per year
• 3.5 months – Duration of the rehabilitation programme
• 12 – Number of staff members who run this programme

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner for 1 month 3300.00
Unit Price 3300
Total 3300
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Sanjay Manadev Pore
He was born in a poor family with hereditary blindness. He had only light perception. He studied upto the 4th standard in a municipal school. His parents desire to shift him to a special school did not materialise, hence he was left to the confines of his home
He was guided to the NAB by his friend and in September 1993 he joined the batch no. 60 as a trainee in basic rehabilitation course. Thereafter he pursued the Vocational Trade Course and made living by selling products on the footpath. In the year 1995 he successfully completed his SSC with 61% marks after being motivated and counselled by Manju Mulchandani and Nitin Mulay . He joined Kirti College for further education and completed professsional course in physiotherapy from NAB – DOR and obtained a certificate from DOR – Government of Maharashtra. On completion , he practiced physiotherapy at leading hospitals like Motiben Dalvi , Elizabeth Nursing Home and also started attending patients indepedentely.
Sanjay is on the faculty of NAB DOR since last 5 yrs for acupressure course. He is a practicing physiotherapy at MBA (Matured Beneficiary Activity ) foundation since last 3 yrs and attends to patients privately for a variety of ailments. He wants to make an identity of himself in the field of physiotherapy and social welfare. He actively supports agencies involved in eye donation. He is a life member of many blind organizations like NSCB , NFB , BPA and IAVIP.

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