Dakshinya: is working for Children with Mentally Challenged through Community Based Rehabilitation since 2005. At present Dakshinya is catering to the needs of the persons with Mental Retardation for the following villages: Peda Palakaluru, Thokavari palem, Dosa palem and Mallavaram of Guntur district.
Objectives of this Project:
To identify, assess, diagnose and enroll the Mentally Retarded Children for specialized training.
To develop physical, social & intellectual abilities.
To enable them to work and earn a living.
To instill sense of self-reliance and self-esteem.
To create awareness among the parents / siblings / grand parents / guardians
about the follow up intervention programs available for their children / wards. To create awareness in public about the causes, prevention and rehabilitation of MR children.
Suiting to the needs of the Person with Disabilities, Dakshinya initiated the CBR project in the year 2005 and continuing it to the unreached population in the rural areas. The Hans Foundation, Rural India Supporting Trust (RIST), New Delhi supports this project. This project commenced in the year 2011 October onwards with the financial support of the HANS FOUNDATION, covering 10 villages in Guntur rural Mandal, Guntur District.