VAANI Deaf Children's Foundation
Rating: 4.44 stars 32 32 reviews
No. 801, 2A Cross, 8th Main HRBR 1st Block Kalyan Nagar Bangalore 560 043 India
Our vision and mission is to provide Access for every deaf child: Access to communication Access to information and the knowledge to comprehend it in its entirety Access to education Access to equal opportunities Access to protection and safety Access to a full and complete life
Our Commitment is access for every deaf child using the means most appropriate for their individual circumstances, so that they can understand, influence and most importantly, participate in the world around them.
Direct beneficiaries per year:
2,700 Deaf Children - And in 10 Years we helped 27,000 Deaf Children.
Geographic areas served:
VAANI works with local organisations in different States of India to support a range of different initiatives. We focus on building the capacity of organisations working specifically with deaf children and their families as well as of organisations working on cross-disability issues. VAANI enters into a formal partnership with these organisations to support long-term projects. All projects supported by VAANI show a close fit to our organisational aims. VAANI currently works with local NGOs and some Government bodies on projects in Assam, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Karnataka, Mizoram and West Bengal.
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14 people found this review helpful
Sangeeta Doloi's review of VAANI: I feel it is easier for hearing people to learn Sign Language rather than making deaf children learn how to speak. This has not worked out in my son's case and I feel that I wasted a lot of time attempting to make my son speak. After my interaction with VAANI, I have realised that Communication is more important in the development of language than speaking. (This review was posted by VAANI, Deaf Children's Foundation staff member on behalf of a mother of a deaf child who served by the nonprofit with her written consent. The mother does not have an email address required for posting a review.)
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
that I get to meet other parents of young deaf children and share experiences We are able to support each other too. I am also able to communicate much better with my son.
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
very supportive and taught me a lot.
How frequently have you been involved with the organization?
About every month
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