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    Hope and Despair in times of Corona….

    Pappu is in his early forties and lives in the town of Jalandhar, Punjab. He works as a daily wage laborer. In the past he has worked with CBM partner Ruby Nelson Memorial hospital during Eye-Camps. He lives in a block in the Gurunanak Pura area. Pappu’s block has twelve tiny rooms for around 36 […]

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    Mafri’s ordeal during COVID-19

    Mafri Gayen is 35 years old and lives in a tiny house with her husband and 8 children in Mandir Bazar Block, South 24 Paraganas, Sundarban. Mafri and her husband are persons with visual impairment. Mafri’s husband is a street hawker and the sole earner of their family. When the nationwide lockdown was announced in […]

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    Three meals a day…

    Ramkilavan Chaudhary is 45 years old and lives under the Andheri bridge near the railway station of Satna, Madhya Pradesh. He, his wife, and his son live in a tiny shed made from rags and plastic sheets. Ramkilavan is a person with disability and uses a tricycle donated by an NGO to commute to a […]

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    Making an Impact from A Far

    Bringing holistic development to children with disabilities remotely during Covid-19 Over the past few weeks, therapists from our partner Anbagam located in Madurai, have been working remotely via video call and WhatsApp to create awareness amongst families on how to ensure nutrition, hygiene, and the general wellbeing of children with disabilities. From advising families on […]

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    COVID-19: Story of hope amidst chaos.

    Ramesh Moyra is a young man of 25 years living in the village of Sultanpur with his mother in a tiny house. His father was a wood-cutter who expired 4 years ago. Ramesh’s family has been struggling with poverty for a very long time. Ramesh has polio and aspires to set up a poultry farm […]

  • Radha is 80 years old and lives in the district of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh along with her 2 sons. She is an active member of her community and is often referred as

    The Social Butterfly: Radha

    Radha is 80 years old and lives in the district of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh along with her 2 sons. She is an active member of her community and is often referred as “the social butterfly”. Her socializing stopped abruptly when she lost her eye sight due to cataract. For the first time in her life she […]

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    COVID-19 Stories: Tripurasundari’s Advocacy Efforts.

    Tripurasundari is a member of an inclusive Disabled People’s Organisation, set up through a CBM project which was concluded in 2012. The DPO continues to work for the empowerment of persons with disabilities in the community. Amidst the COVID-19 crises, Tripurasundari took initiative and reached out to CBM team and is supporting us in relief […]

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    Two steps towards inclusion!

    Wandalin Char is a 34 years old teacher at a school in Bethany Society, Shillong, an institute for children with and without disabilities. She is an enthusiastic person and exudes geniality. Favorite among children, especially junior ones, she explains to our team how much she loves her work. “This was my first job after I […]