NAB India Centre for Blind Women and Disabilities Studies
Empowering blind women in India by providing rehabilitation, training, education, guidance and dignity.
Work and Achievements
NAB India Centre for Blind Women & Disability Studies is one of the largest NGO working for visually impaired women in urban and rural areas. Over last 17 years, we have supported more than 1100 total blind youth directly, to access higher education, gain employment and become self reliant. We have rehabilitated them to find gainful career, set up successful marriages & home.
NAB India CBW & Disability Studies is fiercely committed to ensure that every blind woman is empowered, trained and skilled to lead a life with dignity.
Currently we have the following major training programs, which includes Tactile Breast Examination training for early Cancer detection by visually Impaired women, Massages and spa training, Handicraft training and, Computer training.
The centre also runs a Talking Hands- Japanese Medical Manual Therapy Clinic for healing ailments related to lifestyle related issues such as Muscle stiffness, cervical, sinus etc.
We also provide another 10 job oriented short term as well as life skill training like Customer Care Executive, Café Management & Home Science, Front Desk and Mobility training etc. that benefit visually impaired women from 16 states across India, and neighbouring country Nepal. In the year 2018-19, more than 106 beneficiaries have benefitted with access to scholarships, higher education and job placement (with an average salary range of INR 8000 - 15000).
Fund Utilisation Statement
Funds raised will be utilized to support Tactile Breast Examination (TBE) training for the blind girls who are trained to use their highly skilled sensory touch to detect early breast abnormalities. TBE is a unique method of breast screening from Germany.