Keywords: India, Community based Rehabilitation, Early Intervention, Children with disabilities and their parents
|Name of Organisation||Tamahar Trust|
|Type of organisation||NGO|
|Funding model||Budget is 135.000 eur. Civil society funding (Corporate sponsoring, Individual Donors, …)|
1) Increase in the developmental age of the children and in their emotional development.
2) Helps the family accept and understand the child, reducing stress in the family.
3) Improved mental health in parents
We have treated 300-350 children in total (65 enrolled currently). Indirectly, we have reached out to about 300 children by training 3 organizations in rural Karnataka in our early intervention methodology and trained 40-50 educators. In terms of HR, we have 27 employees working with beneficiaries.
As part of the executive committee of Disability NGOs Alliance, I am involved in creating the standard Early Intervention curriculum for the state of Karnataka.
THEORY OF CHANGE
We asked projects to outline their impact model (also called Theory of Change) – their main target groups, the key activities they offer these target groups, and what impact they want to achieve:
|Children with Developmental|
Delay due to brain damage (up to
developmental age 5 years
|Early Intervention||Increase in Developmental Age|
|Parents of Children with|
|Training & Mental Health Services||Improved handling of their child &|
Improved family life because of
acceptance & understanding of
|Training on Early Intervention,|
Early Childhood Development &
|Ability to conduct Early|
Intervention independently as