CBR Project of Dhenkanal District
From October 2022, AAINA has started a CBR (Community Based Rehabilitation) Project on People with Disabilities supported by KARUNA Trust in Dhenkanal district. This project covers 70 villages of 2 Blocks i.e., Kamakhyanagar and Kankadahad along with Kamakhyanagar NAC (Notified Area Council). It aims to link the Children with disabilities with formal education by forming Resource Centres or Education hubs in operational areas and to promote the People with disabilities through different livelihood support with leadership development orientation programs. Apart from the therapeutic sessions, the Children with special needs (CWSN) are also provided with Special education.
Till now the baseline survey has been completed, a total no. of 27 DPOs has formed in operational villages and 19 children clubs are made in Resource Centres and schools, 10 community level orientation meeting was conducted with parents of children with disability and 5 meetings was conducted with FLWs, CRPs and PRI members. Different capacity building training was organised for the staffs of this project on Disability and Rehabilitation.
After the implementation of the project, 79 numbers of CWDs have been linked with formal education and 198 numbers of people with disability has applied for their Disability certificate and UDID card.