HELPHANDICAP FOUNDATION

Rating: 4.53 stars   17 reviews

Issues: Human Services

Location: P O Box 526 Farmington Hills MI 48332 USA

Mission: Help Handicap''s mission is to integrate disabled people in India into mainstream living, to help them become self supporting and independent, and help them to lead an undiminished and accomplished life.
Results: USA: •Education and awareness workshops being held in different cities to improve inclusion of people with disabilities, over 500 attended so far. India: About 2784 applicants received assistance in the last 8 years; over $442,000 was approved. •1922 applicants received education assistance at a cost of $217,000 •636 applicants received equipment assistance at a cost of $69,600 •226 applicants received self-employment assistance at a cost of $164,000 •59 mentally challenged students at PAWMENCAP were given financial assistance amounting to $4000 •Rehabilitation Camps, New Delhi, Aligarh at an estimated cost of $10,000 •Home for the Mentally Challenged in Pune received $25,000 to support their programs & building expansion projects •Aligarh Bacchoon Ka Ghar, Aligarh, received $10,000 to build a fully accessible accommodation hall for orphans with disabilities •Successfully running programs in most major cities of India while keeping operating costs to a minimum
Target demographics: Individuals and families with disabilities in the USA. Low income people with disabilities in India.
Programs: EducationAssist Program financially assists with schooling and seeks various levels of education.EqupmentAssist Program will attempt to help provide adaptive aides to the needy.EmploymentAssist Program encourages earning a living and being part of the mainstream society, and will offer assistance for the small business initiatives that meet our requirements.

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is a unique organization which builds bridges and closes a gap long left open by many other non profits. It makes a direct impact and the funds make a maximum impact in truly making a transformation of the beneficiaries life.

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When I speak to the parents of children with challenges, I feel how much this organization can do and is doing. It is such a good cause !`

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Donate more.. The opportunities for change are only limited by the support of the main stream community

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Rating: 5 stars  

EquallyAble is a great foundation that has great potential. I hope to see this foundation grow in the future. Keep up the awesome work!!!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

i've seen the progress on the website

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

nothing, everything is great

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Rating: 5 stars  

I remember the times when EquallyAble used to be a small organization, trying to get its message out. I have seen EquallyAble grow and make several changes for the better, such as the change of the name in 2009, and the decision to work in the US as well as in India simultaneously. I feel a deep sense of pride now that I know that EquallyAble is one of the top rated Disabilty Awareness Campaigns in the US, having seeing it grow since the beginning. Keep it up, EquallyAble!

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I've seen it grow from the very beginning to now, where the foundation is being recognized as one of the top rated Disability Awareness Campaigns in the US.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Get the youth involved in the foundation. I think EquallyAble could benefit from the input of the younger generation.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I admire this organization for the great work in making a difference in the lifes of disable people.The dedication and commitment of the founder is admirable.The goal of integrating disable people into mainstream and helping them to achive a productive and fullfilling life of this organization is very commendable.I have personally experienced the work done in India by this organization for physically and mentally challenged people and the continued efforts here in the United States to genuinely make a positive change.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

in making a tangible differnce in the lifes of physically and mentally challenged people.I really like the campaign where selected cadidated are offered help in setting up small businesses for livelihoods and schlorships for higher education.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

like to see more volunteers and supporters lending their time, effort and resources to help achieve many great projects and ideas of this organization

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have seen the dedication of the founder / president of this organization since 2001. He has lead this organization with extreme passion and empathy for the disabled poor from all over the world. His support model is so effecient and effective that there is hardly any chance of misuse by any of the benefeciaries. This organization has grown multiple folds over the years and still I see its member are as hungry to grow and expand as they were when they had their humble beginings.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

As I have looked over the fund distribution etc to the benefeciary organization as a volunteer on the Helphandicap organization.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would add more and more dedicated volunteers and campaigners.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Get more people to volunteer

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

yes, a very good one

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

very satisfying

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 3 stars  

I personally attended the meeting held in Texas recently by the founder of this organization (Equallyable.org) and was impressed by the objective of this non-profit organization " to integrate people with disabilities into mainstream living, to help them become self supporting and indepen-dent, and help them to lead an undiminished and accomplished life" I wish them & support them for more success for the variety of Disability Programs that they are conducting.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I can feel the pain of disable persons

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

volunteer for the noble cause

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Likely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Okay

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Likely

What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

help disable, god will help you.

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

it gave me encouragement to volunteer

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

i have satisfaction helping disablep ersons activities

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 4 stars  

This groups committment to helping the disabled in India and to increase awareness in the USA is commendable. This group could very easily focused on their own issues, but have chosen instead to use their resources to help others. The program is very focus on maximizing the ability of those with disabilities.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

One of the founders was a member of our affinity group and I had the opportunity to sit with him and learn about this foundation.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Market the organization more. Raise awareness, there has got to be a bunch of unused equipment in developed countries.

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Rating: 4 stars  

This is one of the dedicated organization for helping disabilities to aquire their fullest capabilities to support themselves. I believe by giving money for the needy and walk away from that is easy but to know their pains help them and get disabled peoples on their way to achieve success happiness will be difficult and this is what this organization is doing. Also I would go to any extent to help this organization and I wish God grant all the success to this organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Yes

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

none

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 4 stars  

As a Rehab physician i am always looking for ways to help those who are physically challenged. HelpHandicap foundation has been a model non profit organization that serves the needs in this area. The passion to serve in this very challenging area of service and charity is outstanding in its founder member and all those involved with this charity.This is an A+ non profit. I would volunteer and donate to its cause, as i have been, without any hesitation.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Projects to assist physically challenged individuals to empower themselves with education and resources to earn a living.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Encourage them to have more branches worldwide

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Rating: 5 stars  

I started volunteering for this organization after attending seminar in july 2010 as a parent to child with special needs Iam very impressed the way this organisation helping people here in US and in India This organization Inspired me to come forowrd and do something good for the community and bring change in th life's of special people My life has completely changed and now Iam a new person with lot of confidence and caurage

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Yes , I got inspired

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

nothing

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