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‚Äö√Ñ√≤Asha Ka Jharna‚Äö√Ñ√¥ as a voluntary non-profit organization has been working for the cause of disability since 1997. Our Three special schools for intellectually disabled (including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism and other developmental disabilities) as well as hearing and speech impaired children have been providing services spanning two districts; three towns and surrounding villages in the semi-arid rural areas of north-western Rajasthan (INDIA). Special education, therapeutic, vocational, guidance and counseling to more than 200 special children and their families are provided on a regular basis. Training, capacity building in the field of rehabilitation and outreach services is also being undertaken. Apart from special school set up, we also provide OPD services for physio & speech therapy; referral; need based home therapeutics & special education facilities etc. AKJ is also a collaborative partner managing CHILDLINE (1098) - Nationwide Toll Free Helpline for children in distress providing round the clock emergency outreach services at our Sikar center. Asha Ka Jharna is the recipient of ‚Äö√Ñ√∫BEST NATIONAL ORGANIZATION AWARD 2014‚Äö√Ñ√π by The National Trust (Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India) as well as ‚Äö√Ñ√∫BEST STATE NGO AWARD 2009‚Äö√Ñ√π by Rajasthan Government. We also got National ‚Äö√Ñ√∫Nina Sibal Award 2018‚Äö√Ñ√π for Best Organization in Disability Sector.
OUR IMPACT & ACHIEVEMENTS SO FAR
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Regular ongoing special education, training and therapeutics services to around 200 special need children and their families every year since 1997.
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Accessibility and Inclusion made possible to more than 1000 beneficiaries through disability certificates, assistive devices, aids & appliances, polio corrective surgeries.
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Free distribution of high quality behind the ear hearing aids to 625 children across the surrounding region.
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Community Counseling services to more than 5000 persons.
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Massive school/college awareness programmes on disability in the Shekhawati area. 40000 school students and teachers covered.
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Formal Training courses in association with Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi delivered to 360 Govt teachers and 80 parents.
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ ‚Äö√Ñ√≤District Games for Disabled‚Äö√Ñ√¥ Conducted at Sikar under the scheme of Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs (232 Special Needs Athletes participated)
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ ‚Äö√Ñ√≤District Games for Disabled‚Äö√Ñ√¥ Conducted at Jhunjhunu under the scheme of Deptt. of Social Justice, Govt of Raj (260 Special Athletes participated)
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ ‚Äö√Ñ√≤Regional Parents Meet‚Äö√Ñ√¥ by NIMH & PARIVAAR organized at Jhunjhunu. (112 Parents from Rajasthan and Gujarat participated)
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ ‚Äö√Ñ√≤Regional Parents Meets‚Äö√Ñ√¥ Facilitated by us completely at Jaipur , Ajmer , Udaipur & Sawai Madhopur as well as National Parents Meet & Self Advocates National Convention at Udaipur (More than 1000 Parents & 300 Self Advocates Across the country benefitted)
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Community sensitization events at different places (> 10000 targeted)
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Special needs children taken to Special Olympics, Abylampics, excursions, adventure expeditions, fairs etc. to various places all over India.(>300 trips)
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ 249 Nos. of special needs children passed School Board levels A, B and C (equivalent to class 8th) from National Institute of Open Schooling so far.
‚Äö√Ñ¬¢ Our children have participated and won laurels in Special Olympics & Abylampics National Level Events.
Nawalgarh, Rajasthan 333042