Workshop for visually impaired girls of andh kanya prakash grah ahmadabad on 18 jan 2013


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Lack of societal recognitions and discrimination of the necessity to mainstream 70 Million persons who are differently abled in India are highly vulnerable to disasters in Urban and Rural India need a positive change to be inclusive part of empowering them to cope with disasters. Saritsa Foundation has been pioneering the mission to provide equal opportunities to disable people to build their capacity with needed sensitivity for past 12 years.

Saritsa Foundation organized workshop for Visually Impaired Girls at Andh Kanya Prakash Grah, Memnagar, Ahmadabad on 18 January 2013 to prepare them for disasters.
The participants were provided opportunity to learn to protect themselves and be self reliant to cope with disasters.

The Awareness, Education and Training was conducted with interactive participatory methodology.

The participants were encouraged to analyze risk and vulnerability to them under various scenarios of their houses, their working places and their movement and their areas.

They were encourage to raise awareness among themselves and their families and prepared to respond accordingly.

Make use of local resources and local experience and expertise.

Participants were provided practical training with mock drills with live scenarios of disasters.

Develop buddy system(jodi system) to respond to disasters.

Practice to cope with different emergencies as trained by practical training and mock drills.

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Workshop for visually impaired girls of andh kanya prakash grah ahmadabad on 18 jan 2013

  1. 1. SARITSA FOUNDATION (SARITSA CHARITY TRUST) ( ) A Mobile University For Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change "Reach to People, Talk to People and Prepare People“ “ Builds capacity  to reduce risks from disasters and climate change by reaching  to “Door Steps of vulnerable people ­ "A People Centered, People Led, and People Owned Door Steps of vulnerable people  A People Centered, People Led, and People Owned  Resilience and Safety Culture Methodology.
  2. 2. Lack of societal recognitions and discrimination of the necessity  to mainstream 70 Million persons who are differently abled in  India are highly vulnerable to disasters in Urban and Rural India  India are highly vulnerable to disasters in Urban and Rural India need a positive change to be inclusive part of empowering them  to cope with disasters. Saritsa Foundation has been pioneering  the mission to provide equal opportunities to disable people to  h d l d bl l build their capacity with needed sensitivity for past 12 years.  Saritsa Foundation organized workshop for Visually Impaired  Saritsa Foundation  Girls at Andh Kanya Prakash Grah, Memnagar, Ahmadabad on 18  January 2013 to prepare them for disasters. January 2013 to prepare them for disasters
  3. 3. The participants were provided opportunity to learn to protect  themselves and be self reliant to cope with disasters. The Awareness, Education and Training was conducted with  interactive participatory methodology. The participants were encouraged to analyze risk and  vulnerability to them under various scenarios of their houses,  y f , their working places and their movement and their areas. They were encourage to raise awareness among themselves  They were encourage to raise awareness among themselves and their families and prepared to respond accordingly. M k fl l dl l i d i Make use of local resources and local experience and expertise. p p p g Participants were provided practical training with mock drills  with live scenarios of disasters.
  4. 4. Develop buddy system(jodi system) to respond to disasters. Practice to cope with different emergencies as trained by  practical training and mock drills.
  5. 5. Disasters do not discriminate, Human beings do. To make a small  beginning to take care of above mentioned concerns, Saritsa  Foundation has chartered an innovative practices to provide an  Foundation has chartered an innovative practices to provide an opportunity to the persons with disabilities especially women  since its birth on 05 June 2000. Saritsa Foundation has a  distinction to put the Disaster Risks Reduction practice and  d h k d d preparedness on the map of India for the disabled. Saritsa  Foundation has prepared and built capacity amongst 9000  p p p y g disabled by organizing workshops and preparedness modules in  disaster prone states of India.  The Photographs of the event speak!!!
  6. 6. The group of participants with Experts of Saritsa Foundation. 
  7. 7. Thank You !! Thank You !!