Camaraderie extends ability boundary

Published on August 7, 2022 Friendship Day In a classroom for children with multiple disabilities at Blind People's Association (BPA), in the first row sit Mansi Thakar and Kruti Sabhani, both 14 years old. While Mansi has limited grasping power and speech ability, Kruti cannot speak. Their challenges have not affected their bond. Through their … Continue reading Camaraderie extends ability boundary

Gujarat: Minds needing care feel at home

Published on June 20, 2021 Father's Day AHMEDABAD: Anand Dham at Adroda near Bavla today houses 60 persons – 45 men and 15 women of different ages. It’s not any colony though – it’s Gujarat’s first abode for the adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The philanthropic initiative is the dream project of two city-based … Continue reading Gujarat: Minds needing care feel at home

Blind chartered accountant of Gujarat wipes off fate’s liabilities

Published on March 29, 2021 AHMEDABAD: In the ledger of life, Vadodara resident Darpan Inani, 27, had his blindness in the debit column, but by balancing that fact with his vision of future, he has become one of the few CAs of Gujarat having complete or partial blindness. Tools such as screen readers played a … Continue reading Blind chartered accountant of Gujarat wipes off fate’s liabilities

BPA gets honour for making polls inclusive

Published on January 26, 2020 AHMEDABAD: In the 2019 general election, about 60,000 persons with disabilities (PwD) from Gujarat voted in the festival of democracy. According to experts, this was one of the highest turnouts for PwDs, largely due to several initiatives that made voting booths accessible to wheelchairs and facilitated transport at several places. … Continue reading BPA gets honour for making polls inclusive