DWAB, a blind school run by blind for the blind gets financial support of Rs.1 lakh every month till it exists from a Hyderabad based company
Author(s): City Air NewsAbhishek and Sravanthi seen disributing fruits the blind at DWAB. Hyderabad, December 1, 2019: A Blind School Run by The Development and Welfare of the Blind (DWAB), Telangana gets financial support of rupees of...
Hyderabad, December 1, 2019: A Blind School Run by The Development and Welfare of the Blind (DWAB), Telangana gets financial support of rupees of One Lakh every month till it exists.
A Hyderabad based company, 7 Hills Manikchand Products Pvt Ltd(7HMPPL) officials comprised of its MD Abhishek and CFO Sravanthi and others visited the School on Sunday and pledged the support informed P. Chokka Rao, General Secretary of DWAB in a press note issued in Hyderabad today.
If given an opportunity blind can do wonders. They don’t need to be pampered. Blind must be given opportunities to prove their talent. Blind are able to embrace technology with lot of ease. The blind are tech savvy and compete on par with the sighted people. Thanks to technology, blind are becoming more independent. They are able to communicate, send and receive emails, able to use WhatsApp said P. Chokka Rao, who says, he always challenges himself with the sighted people.
Chokka Rao, who himself is a visually challenged retired teacher, Giving details he said DWAB is an NGO found by th4e Blind for the development of the Blind in 1986. DWAB is running a secondary School at Nalgonda called Nalgonda School for the Blind with residential facilities for the Visually Impaired students providing free education and boarding in a spacious four stories building of 15000sqf area. It runs classes from 1 to 10th class.
It currently has 97 blind students. This year the School started English medium from Class 1 to 7. It is purely run on the basis of donations. 24 batches of 10th class students passed out with 100% results. Well over 100 visually challenged from this school secured government jobs. About 600 students have gone for higher studies. 20 people work to run the school.
The school gets very little support from the Government. Nearly 4 lakh per month expenditure is required to run the school. It is purely run on donations and the donations are not received to the extent needed. There is always struggle to run the home. If philanthropic minded people and organizations do not come forward, we will have dark days ahead he stated. We want donors who can donate money on recurring basis. We need material. But the money is most important he stated.
The company, 7 Hills Manikchand Products Pvt Ltd(7HMPPL) celebrated it's CFO's birthday among the company of blind. It was the most sought after help as most of the individuals and organizations donate food and material. But, not many extend monetary help. The school needs monetary help. Help in terms of money for recurring needs every month. We really appreciate the company for coming forward to our rescue, Chokka Rao who recently got elected as the Secretary of 39years old National Body, All India Confederation of The Blind, states and urged to philanthropic companies and individuals to come forward and help the school.
The organization could constructed own building for school and hostel which can accommodate 300 Blind children [Boys & Girls] with all basic amenities.