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ASSOCIATION FOR WELFARE OF THE HANDICAPPED

Regd. Date:    29-03-1975 vide Regd. No :    26 of 1975

Chief Functionary : Dr C P Aboobacker

Located in City : Calicut of Kerala State, India.
Address NGO Address : Association for Welfare of the Handicapped P B No 59 17/194 A, M Square Complex Pavamani Road, Calicut 673001

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Phone Phone : 0495-2720434
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Email Email : awhcalicut@gmail.com
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ACTIVITIES

NGO Activities : Major Activities/Achievements of AWH, Calicut AWH aims to reach out to all categories of disabled people whether they are visually impaired, orthopaedically handicapped, Hearing impaired, spastics, deaf blind, mentally retarded, people afflicted by cerebral palsy or differently disabled. With the above in view the AWH is actively engaged in activities that brings relief to these less fortunate sections of the society. The AWH pioneered in the setting up of institutions of special education which is a major tool for empowering the disabled, institutions to create professionals in various disability management areas, institutions of higher education and technical education. The AWH is also implementing various medical intervention programmes through its centres established for this purpose. The Institution has also been implementing programmes for management of Chronic Diseases. About 30 chronic diseases have been identified which if un- cared will lead to disabilities. The Haemophilia Society have been formed which is affiliated to Haemophilia Federation (India) and World Federation of Haemophilia, Canada. In the same lines the AWH has taken initiative in forming the Multiple Sclerosis Society of India (MISSI) Kerala Chapter and the Diabetes Society with the aim of catering to diabetes patients. The AWH has also set up a number of institutions for imparting vocational training so that avenues for economic rehabilitation for persons with disabilities are opened. Though, the main focus of the Institution is the welfare, development and empowerment of the Disabled, the AWH has expanded its activities to cater to the needs of other needy sections of the Society especially women and children. The organization has taken up activities related to child health, nutrition, human resource development, socio-economic programmes, drinking water supply projects, streets children projects, projects for destitute and needy women, waste management, AIDS control projects etc. With these objectives in view the AWH has set up a number of institutions of higher education, special education, Para-medical courses, Arts and Science Colleges, College of Education (B.Ed) and Teacher Training Schools for the disabled, etc. The institution has also been implementing various schemes of the Govt. of India, the State Government and various other organisations. Achievements 1. The Government of India conferred the National Award for the best Institution to the Association for Welfare of the Handicapped for the year 2005. 2. The Rehabilitation Council of India awarded a citation to the Association for Welfare of the Handicapped on ‘Very Good’ Performance in the field of Special Education on 28.04.09. 3. The AWH College of Education, an Institution of the AWH was awarded a citation for ‘Very Good’ performance by the Rehabilitation Council of India
NGO ID : 646241150
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