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Phone: 91-79-26301282
2nd Floor, Administrative Block, Andhjan Mandal Campus,
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad 380 0015

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Target demographics: persons with deafblindness

Direct beneficiaries per year: 12,000 individuals with deafblindness through our Partner NGOs across 21 states

Geographic areas served: Chhatisgarh, Bihar, Gujarat, Meghalaya, Tamilnadu, Himachalm Pradesh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Haryana, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Uttaranchal, West Bengal, Goa, Rajasthan

Programs: ealry intervention, need based education through Centre-based, Home-based and Community Based Rehabilitation programmes, Vocational Training

Our vision is of a world in which all deafblind children and adults can be full and active members of society.

Our purpose is to work in partnership with others - deafblind people, their families, carers and professionals to ensure that everyone facing challenges because of deafblindness has access to advice, opportunities and support.

We are the only national body active in the field of deafblindness.

We have a focused/ refined objective of supporting deafblindness alone and have not deviated from it even as we take a comprehensive approach which includes social, human rights perspectives with all available solutions.

Over the last 17 years, we have:

Increased the number of deafblind people receiving support from just 23 in 1997 to more than 57,000 today.

Formed the National Network of Families of deafblind people (PRAYAAS), which received the National Award for best parents association

Strategically aligned with the Government of India in their flagship- education programme- Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA) for inclusion of deafblind children in its mandate.

Facilitated the inclusion of deafblindness into National Trust Act for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities and our Advocacy Officer has been elected on the Board of the Trust

Designed and initiated a two year diploma course in “Special Education on Deafblindness” recognised by Rehabilitation Council of India.

Facilitated inclusion of deafblindness in the state Disability Policy of Chhattisgarh state. We are now working in Bihar, Meghalaya and Kerala on similar lines. 

We have external validations such as Credibility Alliance, 35 AC, and repeat donors etc that vouch for our professional, comprehensive and fruitful journey.

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In my position of treasure of Deafblind International I had the possibility to have intensive contact with my colleagues of Sense International India over many years. Last year (November 2012) I had the oppertunity to visit different of there projects in different places in India by myself and to ... more »
I worked with Sense international (India) for more than two years and I must say that i have witnessed positive changes coming in lives of individuals and their families, while being a part of its program. Apart from this, I also experienced tremendous growth in my knowledge about deaf blind ... more »
Sense International is a great team doing some amazing work in an area that most people know or understand little about. I have been fortunate in having come in touch with team members like Akhil Paul and Zamir Dhale and feel humbled by the experience... more »
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