HELPHANDICAP FOUNDATION Overview
Target demographics: Individuals and families with disabilities in the USA. Low income people with disabilities in India.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Work on any new fund raising idea. Think about new ways of engaging social media to raise money.
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.
•Education and awareness workshops being held in different cities to improve inclusion of people with disabilities, over 500 attended so far.
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