:: C. B. R. Unit – Annual Reports ::
Kachchh Comprehensive Rehabilitation Centre – A project of Blind People’s Association initiated with relief and rehab activities in Kachchh after the devastating killer earthquake 2001 has stretched its activities from prosthetic – orthotic workshop and physiotherapy services to day care centre catering services to daily 25 multi challenged children, 50 bedded hospital for eye surgery and outreach camps for prevention of blinding conditions, Residential hostel for multi challenged girls where 25 girls are provided education-training & rehabilitation services, Sammilit Pathshala with 55 enrolments for standard 1st to 3rd where challenged & normal study on a same platform, production of chair specially designed for persons with cerebral palsy also in process of setting up tricycle production unit, community based rehabilitation for capacity building and facilitation of various available services through night meetings, audio visual aids, various awareness materials & creating cadre of disabled persons for sustainability of the activities through intensive training and skill development programs. KCRC as the name implicates is aimed for comprehensive development of the community.
The landmarks of the year:
New physiotherapy satellite centre: Mankuva
Self Employment Opportunities: 35 persons (Mobile repairing kit, sewing machine, hand cart, ice box)
Aids & Appliances: 159 + 659 (BK)
Skill development program: 45 persons underwent skill development program in mobile repairing, electrical home appliances repairing and tailoring & cutting.
Physiotherapy services: 110 services users benefitted per day from all the centre’s
Services to needy children starting from certification, medication, training to school admission, scholarship, health insurance & rehab: 457
Loans: 09 (Zilla Udyog Bhavan)
Eye Surgery under DBCS: 730
Production of CP Chair: 51