What have we achieved so far?

Updated July 2020

  • Started supporting medical and rehab services for Canadian children with Cerebral Palsy in 2016. 9 children have received support for a special SDR surgery, available only in the USA and 4 children are currently receiving support.

  • Initiated “Early Intervention program” and built a centre at Amar Seva Sangam (2012) for children from 0 to 6 years of age, born with developmental delays, Cerebral Palsy etc. The program now serves over 1050 children and has expanded to 8 blocks in the rural area, covering 800 villages. HCI donors have sponsored 403 children including children who are sucessfully promoted as of Jun 2020.

  • Built a school expansion at ASSA (2012), with more classrooms and a lab to accommodate the growing number of students. Currently, the school educates about 900 students. HCI has facilitated the integration of special needs students into the school.

  • Higher education and Vocational training of youth with special needsHCI has sponsored students with special needs since 2002 and 177 of them have completed and are well employed

  • Established Volunteer / Clinical Placements for OT/PT graduates from Canada : Selected students from major universities across Canada are placed at ASSA every year, leading to a credit towards their degree in Physiotherapy or Occupational therapy. Professional OT/ PT supervisors are volunteering their precious time and skills at ASSA since 2015, which is making a huge impact in the rehab of children and adults. 147 students and professionals were placed in 2018-19.

  • Built the Centre For Special Education (2009) which provides a full range of rehabilitation and educational programs. Currently 71 children with developmental challenges are under our sponsorship and   123 children have successfully completed the program thru us.

  • An average of 80,000 meals is served under our sponsorship every year.

  • Re-built a village in South India that was demolished by the 2004 Tsunami. Constructed 17 homes and resettled the families.

  • 400 children are under sponsorships at ASSA & Maithri. In addition, 206 children have successfully completed schooling and are employed.

  • Funded a project to construct school building at “Vivekananda Educational Society” in Bangalore, India.

  • Funded for high school education of female students at Dream School in Bangalore

  • Supported a project to supply meals to needy children at “Seva Sadan” of Bangalore.


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