Dwab Blind School

Project Brief: DWAB is one of the best institutions providing services to visually challenged in A.P. Asha Toledo will monitor and provide funds to support infrastructure (to build Labs and Auditorium) for the blind school run by DWAB.
Project Type: Disabilities (description)
Primary Focus: children with disabilities (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Toledo
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Deepa Peddireddy
Project Partner(s): Chokka Rao P
Other Contacts: Sri Kalyan Ram Palakodety
Project Address: , Surdas Bhavan, Deendayal Nagar,,Gollaguda,
TELANGANA  508 001
Tel: +91-8682-227920
Stewarding Chapter: Toledo
May 2009ToledoUSD 5050
Feb 2009ToledoUSD 5200

Total = $10250

Development and Welfare Association of the Blind(DWAB) is one of the best institutions providing services to visually challenged Kinds in Andhra Pradesh. This organization has been successfully endeavoring to bring the blind children from different places with their sighted counterparts in all walks of life by encouraging the blind children to participate in activities of education,sports,cultural activities and social gatherings. Surdas bhavan is the school run by DWAB organization, there are more than 140 visually challenged kids in this school. DWAB provides free education and boarding facilities to visually challenged kids (who are totally blind or partially blind). They are running a school for the blind from class 1st to class 10th and 100% results at class 7th and class 10th for past five years. Government of Andhra Pradesh is supporting each student with Rs.500 per month. The Surdas Bhavan is a three stored full fledged functioning school which has basic infrastructure but still they don't have labs and auditorium. Asha Toledo is planing to build auditorium on the top of the building. This new auditorium is used for providing new labs (science lab) and classes like music and yoga for the kids. This place can also be used for the daily assembly sessions.
1. To construct a new auditorium which is used for providing new labs (science lab) and classes like music and yoga for the kids.

2. Auditorium is also used for the daily assembly sessions for the kinds who are visually challenged.
DWAB constructed its own building for school and hostel which can accommodate 300 Blind children [Boys & Girls] with all basic amenities.They are running a school for the blind from class 1st to class 10th and 100% results at class 7th and class 10th for past five years.Considering the outstanding contribution in the field of the blind. This organization secured prestigious "National Award".
As a mark of recognition of their services the American Telugu Association [ATA] honored with "Life time achievement award". The organization is greatly honored by being nominated by the Government of A.P as a member of "State Executive Committee". The organization has been successfully endeavoring to bring the blind children from different places with their sighted counterparts in all walks of life by encouraging the blind children to participate in activities of education,sports,cultural activities and social gatherings. They have 35 AC, 100% Income Tax exemption by the Government of India.They also have FCRA clearance for NRI donations.