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Fundraise to Self-Empower People with Different Abilities at CPAI

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The Pandemic is a real ‘Paindemic’ one for all of us. It certainly has brought the world together under one umbrella. Stay home safe, step out protected for essentials has become the routine. No face to face get-togethers, events, travel, meetings and visits. At the same time, there is an urgent need to help those affected during these difficult times. Challenges owing to lockdown are many, where closure of institutions have made life very difficult, especially for those dependent on educators, therapists, trainers etc. for their day to day activities.

One such non-profit institution is Cerebral Palsy Association of India (CPAI) in Mumbai helping PDAs (People with Different Abilities) to learn pre vocational activities in a sheltered workshop by providing them engagement and helping them in becoming a part of the integrated social framework. Even during lockdown, their spirit, zeal continues with best efforts from the team of staff at CPAI under their “Remote Engagement Program”.
This is what the NGO does.
“Our teachers speak and counsel every student for an hour every day. We use online methods to encourage creative work outs which keep PDAs suitably engaged and be useful within the house. Our teachers also speak to the parents & family members as a daily Check-in to ensure emotional well-being of the entire family. This ensures the PDA’s ecosystem is reasonably managed”.

The video at this link below is the result of the parents and teachers’ involvement for encouraging the special talent in each student, creating new activities.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LgiBJT8BHkw-iUV4SXW6LhsXEg7DxNaw/view?usp=sharing

The NGO also has actively provided 1000+ Ration kits and Hygiene essentials to the underprivileged families of their students, cancer patients, transgender community and the self-employed persons (like auto rickshaw drivers, plumbers, electricians, maids etc) who have been without income due to COVID 19 in the last four months.

Every year during my visit to CPAI, I have enjoyed watching the students perform activities during their Happy Hours Workshop. As their fundraiser and benefactor, my husband T C Meenakshisundaram (TCM), daughter Aarthi and I, Valli for my 50th birthday, wish to support the cause of PDAs, their students for whom self-empowerment and acceptance by society means everything. And to encourage the staff for the crucial role played during the lockdown period by sponsoring their salaries. The NGO’s Managing Trustee and Treasurer is our dear friend Sandeep Aggarwal who is their main anchor and long-term supporter of CPAI. Please, join us in this charity drive to bring happiness in the hearts and smiles in the faces of PDAs and the team at CPAI. Our family trust Siva & Royan Foundation will match your donations.

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Ration support to underprivileged students of families
Ration support to underprivileged students of families
Ration support to families of students
Ration support to families of students
Happy Hours Workshop Activities
Happy Hours Workshop Activities

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15th September 2020
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for your support

Cerebral Palsy Association of India has been providing "Ration Kits" and other hygiene essentials to the underprivileged families of their students, cancer patients, neglected transgender community and to the self-employed persons (like auto rickshaw drivers, plumbers, electricians, maids etc) who have been without income due to COVID 19. I have attached bills shared by them on funds utilization. They have been providing these kits every month since April 2020 till Aug 2020.



Videos of distribution process to students and transgender:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iZnY7RdJQHtzTDvFA3qsg6MxrsGQ4rjX/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JbLyf3Cy6g1sZ4PQwM_m0WL0dFqPt2_M/view?usp=sharing

The NGO is thanking its donors who donated through Milaap for this campaign and supporting them during the difficult times.
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for your support

Cerebral Palsy Association of India has been providing "Ration Kits" and other hygiene essentials to the underprivileged families of their students, cancer patients, neglected transgender community and to the self-employed persons (like auto rickshaw drivers, plumbers, electricians, maids etc) who have been without income due to COVID 19. I have attached bills shared by them on funds utilization. They have been providing these kits every month since April 2020 till Aug 2020.



Videos of distribution process to students and transgender:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iZnY7RdJQHtzTDvFA3qsg6MxrsGQ4rjX/view?usp=sharing

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JbLyf3Cy6g1sZ4PQwM_m0WL0dFqPt2_M/view?usp=sharing

The NGO is thanking its donors who donated through Milaap for this campaign and supporting them during the difficult times.
21st August 2020
Dear Supporters,

Another video of Independence day's celebration of fancy dress competition done remotely by students and teachers at CPAI.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/14RU01O8wUhXUPAHY1SVFgLDTr1eBYdee/view?usp=sharing

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Dear Supporters,

Another video of Independence day's celebration of fancy dress competition done remotely by students and teachers at CPAI.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/14RU01O8wUhXUPAHY1SVFgLDTr1eBYdee/view?usp=sharing

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16th August 2020
Watch this beautiful video on how the students are coping with the pains of pandemic locked down.
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Rs.250,000 raised

Goal: Rs.250,000

Beneficiary: People with Dif... info_outline
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Supporters (35)

TS
TCM donated Rs.50,000

Matching contribution from TCM Sundaram

TS
TCM donated Rs.75,000

Matching contribution from TCM Sundaram

KM
Karpagavalli donated Rs.6,595

Thanking all donors and wellwishers who supported this campaign

A
Anonymous donated Rs.2,500
Aarthi
Aarthi donated Rs.10,000
GV
Gandhi donated Rs.2,000