Social Awareness Service Organisation (SASO)


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Khwai Lalambung Makhong
Rims Road South
Imphal - 795 001, Manipur

SASO aims: To achieve the social and general upliftment of the people as well as giving them the best of advantages. To promote culture, education , science, sport and other social activities. To work in the field of drug addiction, HIV/AIDS, etc. To raise funds by receiving donations, subcription monies and contributions from members and non-members as well as finance from the government and civil bodies.

Amar Jyoti Rehabilitation and Research Centre


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Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust
Vikas Marg
Delhi-110 092

Amar Jyoti provides rehabilitation services with the following objectives: creating opportunities for education, medical care, vocational training and employment of disabled people; organising integrated cultural and sports activities for all round development; mainstreaming disabled people for equality and dignity. Its activities include the organisation of mass contact programmes, awareness generation through health Melas (fairs), pilot study programmes resulting in early intervention, and the dissemination of health education through puppet shows, street theatres, handbills and posters. Its resource centre is not open to the public
Amar Jyoti prints the Hindi edition of Disability Dialogue (Akshamata Samrad) and the newsletter Reaching Out
Amar Jyoti documents lessons learned through its work by writing time bound reports and taking photographs. Key lessons that have been learned learned are the importance of community and family acceptance of disabled people and the importance of providing disabled people with information on health, medical and rehabilitation services. Knowledge and experience sharing is done with most NGOs working in operational area. Sharing lessons learned takes place through the placement of foreign experts in the organisation, workshops for staff development organised by foreign agencies and its through publications

Centre for Women's Development Studies (CWDS)


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25 Bhai Vir Singh Marg
New Delhi-110001

Aims: To see women as active participants in politics and in plans for national development and not merely as passive recipients of marginal hand-outs. To focus attention on women's pressing and special needs for maternity protection, child care, literacy, education widening opportunities for and resources form various sections of society. To re-examine educational and other values generating processes which promote mystification, ignorance and distortion regarding women and the roles insociety. The CWDS resource centre is open to the public

Institute for Indian Mother and Child (IIMC)


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Vill- Tegharia
Post- Sonarpur
Dist- 24 Pgs(S), WB

IIMC is a Voluntary NGO working for the poorest of the poor in the field of primary health, education and rural development. IIMC is concerned with health education and health promotion, working towards their main objective of the total development and upliftment of the community. Women empowerment programmes and Micro Savings and Credit programmes aim to fulfill the basic needs of the community as they work towards self sufficiency. The hospital/clinic contains 20 beds.

Nepal Association for the Welfare of the Blind (NAWB)


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P O Box 3255

NAWB aim to: help blind and visually impaired to become economically active and productive citizens; help blind and visually impaired integrate into their community; find out the cause of blindness and arrange for prevention, cure and reversal of blindness; Safeguard and promote the overall interests and welfare of the blind and visually impaired

Poverty Alleviation Sangstha (PAS)


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Khajura - PO. Gournagar, PS: Kotwali
Dist: Jesoore-7400

Aim to encourage self-reliance of destitute women and physically disabled, serving group members and their villages. Surveying root causes of poverty, and intorducing savings practices. Providing non-formal education and primary health care. Developing handi-crafts and training in agricultural tecniques. The PAS resource centre is open to the public

Movement for Rural Emancipation (MORE)


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V/357-A Appa Rao Gardens
Madanapalle, Chittor District
Andhra Pradesh 517 325

Aims to improve the quality of life of persons with disabilities (PWD), empower them and ensure their integration into mainstream society. Its specific goals are to carry out and develop CBR; to lobby for and ensure that the rights of PWDs are met; to take up training programmes and pilot research in CBR; and to network with other groups/agencies with a view to enhance CBR

Yasmeen Clinic - The Family Health Centre


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H/33-34 Rizvia Society
Karachi 74600

The Yasmeen Clinic aims to provide health care services to the community. Treatment of the sick and their families via outpatient and domicillary services is also provided. Chemically ill and terminally sick patients are provided with palliative care. A further aim is the prevention of disease by immunisation. Counselling is also provided

SHETU (Shirashuni Humanitarian Enhance Territorial Unity)


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Vill & PO: Shirashuni
Thana: Tala
Dist: Satkhira

SHETU aims to build up an infrastructure with the initiative of group members through which they will be able to implement their programme without any help from outside in future. Further objectives include: (1) Establish self-reliant organisation among poor community; (2) work with gender approach to enhance the status of women and men in society and develop their relationship; (3) incorporate local and human resources in developmetn activities; (4) protect natural environment and development progrommes. The SHETU resource centre is open to the public

Indigo (formerly Independent Living Centre of Western Australia)


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11 Aberdare Road Nedlands, WA 6008

Indigo (formerly the Independent Living Centre WA)

Indigo provides information and advice, assessment, training, funding and hire services that enable Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.

The customer is at the heart of everything we do and we offer expertise in:

assistive technology (devices and equipment)

home modifications

allied health services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology

driving support for first time drivers and people returning to driving following a diagnosis of a medical condition or a disability

training on assistive technology, communication, home modifications and inclusive technology in schools.

National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (NCWDP)


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PO Box 2943 Manila
2/F SRA Annex
North Avenue
Quezon City

Povides policy leadership and coordination in disability issues and concerns; provides support to and creates opportunies for capability building programmes for people with disabilities (PWDs), their families and communities; advocates for a "rights based" approach in helping PWDs and informs the public about disability concerns; monitors and evaluates programmes/projects for PWDs; conducts research and studies on disability concerns maintains a data bank and referral system; provides technical assistance to heads of government departments on the concerns, views and needs of PWDs; and establishes international linkages for resource generation and exchange of information and expertise. Its resource centre is open to the public

Red Ribbon Centre (RRC)|UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for Technical Support

Hong Kong

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2/F Wnag Tai Hom Jockey Club Clinic
200 Junction Road
East Hong Kong

Its mission is to facilitate and enhance the community's response to HIV/AIDS. It aims to do this by promoting community participation in AIDS education and research; enhancing the development of quality AIDS education programmes; facilitating the development of social, behavioural and epidemiological research on HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong and the region; and providing an avenue for local and international collaboration in the fight against HIV/AIDS

The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation (HKSR)

Hong Kong

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6/F, 7 Sha Wan Drive

Aims to restore health and economic self-sufficiency to the residents of Hong Kong suffering from any physical disability, whether arising from ill-health or injury. Involved in RENET - a rehabilitation electronic network on the Internet to meet the information needs of rehabilitation personnel in Hong Kong and Asia and the Pacific, to provide them with comprehensive and updated development in areas of policy, service delivery, professional intervention, programme strategies, and evalution and research findings. To facilitate exchange and to attain the objectives of 'Full Equality and participation' and 'A Society for All'. Its resource centre is open to the public