Jeevan Jyot Mandal

Project Brief: To provide life skills through special education for mentally challenged children
Project Type: Disabilities (description)
Primary Focus: children with disabilities (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Silicon Valley
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward:
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Plot No. 62, Tarate Colony, Karve Road,,,Pune,
MAHARASHTRA  411004
Tel: 5463259, 5446258
Stewarding Chapter: Silicon Valley
Dec 2001Silicon ValleyUSD 5100

Total = $5100

The goal of the project is to provide the mentally challenged with life skills through special education and vocational training. Asha will help with funding the salaries of teachers for about one year.

Jeevan Jyot Mandal Trust was established in 1980 by Ms. Meena Inamdar with a goal
of establishing an institution for the training, vocational training, and welfare of mentally challenged children. The Jeevan Jyot Trust consists of three units:

- Late J.R. Muktashala - Special school for mentally challenged children upto 18 years of age.
- Jeevan Jyot Sheltered Workshop - Vocational Training Center for the mentally challenged aged 18 years and above.
- Jeevan Jyot Hostel