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Help Keep My Mother's Dream of Educating Children Alive
  • Rohini

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    Rohini Abigail
  • SM

    This fundraiser will benefit

    Susheel Martin Foundation

    from Bengaluru, Karnataka

Tax benefits for INR donations will be issued by Susheel Martin Foundation

About us :

Susheel Martin Foundation is a registered charity under section 12A of the Income tax act and all donations made to Susheel Martin Foundation is eligible for tax deductions under section 80G of the Income tax act. 
  Students and staff of Project "NIREEKSHANA"

Students showcasing their talents to parents and well-wishers during Christmas time.

Susheel Martin Foundation has been supporting Nireekshana - A day school for special kids from lower income families. We currently have 35 children who attend school regularly, the children receive special education as per each one's abilities, they also receive various therapies, medical check up and more than anything else the love and care from our dedicated teachers and volunteers.
About our Project ‘NIREEKSHANA’ :
 Nireekshana Center  was opened by MRS. DAYA MARTIN, a special educationist who served mentally challenged children for 23 years in Baldwin Opportunity School, Bangalore. She wanted every special child to be educated and self dependent , and thus she opened NIREEKSHANA center in 1989 with her provident fund. She was awarded the ‘Rotary Award’ in 1989 for her dedication towards the children.
 MRS. Daya Martin teaching her students.

She worked tirelessly for these children till November 2013, in December that year she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, She fought bravely till her end in May 25 2014. Her last wish was that “Nireekshana must go on touching many children’s lives” . 

The Center,with the help of trained staff , offers individual  learning strategies designed to meet specific needs of children who are in need of special education. The objectives of the centre are to help the child:

  1. Develop self care skills in eating , writing ,cleanliness and personal hygiene.
  2. Achieve social adjustment through group experiences and activities.
  3. Improve communication skills.
  4. Develop motor coordination with the help of therapy.
  5. Evolve positive attitudes towards learning.

Why am I fundraising?

MRS. Rohini Abigail Rahaman with her students.

 Hi , I am Rohini Abigail Rahaman, Managing trustee of ‘SUSHEEL MARTIN FOUNDATION’ and Headmistress of Project ‘NIREEKSHANA’. 

I am a laboratory technician by profession,but my passion was always to teach children. I have years of experience working as a kindergarten teacher for both normal and mentally challenged children.
My motto has always been :
        “Help them to get along in your world. Try to understand theirs”

I am fundraising to keep my mother's (Mrs Daya Martin's) dream alive- of supporting Nireekshana

How can you help us ?

You can contribute any amount towards
1. Medical needs of the children
2.Provide help in procuring hygiene products for the year
3.Supply of groceries for the mid day meal (rice, dhal etc) OR 
4. Educational materials such as desks, stationery, play equipment, books, uniforms.

Breakup of funds (monthly):

We are fundraising for operational expenses for the next six months:

Health (mid day meal, doctor charges, medicines to children)   Rs 12,000 
Education - Rs 2000 p.m
Transportation: (12 year old bus, driver and maintenance) : Rs 20,000 p.m
Admininstraion (Teacher salaries): Rs 60,000 p.m
Extra curricular (speech therapies,etc) Rs 5000 p.m
Misc: Rs 1000 p.m

~Every contribution is a blessing, touching the lives of these children~

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