Caregivers Program

Samarthya is also running one program for carers of People with Disabilities. These people have to take care for family members with disabilities and have to earn for their family.

The main objectives of this program addresses the needs and promotes the rights of carers:

  • promote the provision of accessible health
  • counselling services for carers
  • support formation of self help groups of carers
  • facilitate the formation of carers association
  • promote sustainable livelihoods and education opportunities for carers
  • undertake advocacy activities

Our main activities under this program are:

  • carers home visits
  • baseline surveys
  • carers monthly meetings
  • counselling services
  • formation of carers groups
  • formation of carers association
  • medical support and enrollment of “Niramaya” scheme
  • livelihood training
  • empowerment, training and exposure visit
  • advocacy
  • marketing linkages for home made products made by carers

 

WHO WE ARE

We touch lives of over 3000 children and adults with disabilities each year and make a difference. We offer our services primarily in Raichur and Koppal district in North Karnataka. | READ MORE

DONATE

Samarthya relies on the generous support of individuals to continue it's work. You can easily donate online through the GiveIndia platform, send us a cheque or contact us for an individual donation. | READ MORE

VOLUNTEERS

Samarthya works with various international volunteer organizations such as Samuha Overseas Development Association (based in Canada) and Service Civil International (based in Germany). | READ MORE

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