Achievements’- Gold & Silver medals in State level Swimming Competition

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On the 10th of September, 2017, the Bengal Para Sports Association had organised an All Bengal Para Swimming Championship competition at Salkia Swimming Pool Association. The participants in the competition were boys & girls with special needs from all over the state of West Bengal. Students from Asha Bhavan Centre,  7 students from residential home with volunteers also participated. Our students with special needs participated in junior, sub-junior and senior competitions including freestyle 50 metre swimming race. It was very tough competition, however our students wins with flying colours which includes 4 gold & 3 silver medals. Others students from our  centre despite of having 80 to 90 percent of disabilities, all of them completed the 50 metre swimming event within 1½ minutes.On the 10th of September, 2017, the Bengal Para Sports Association had organised an All Bengal Para Swimming Championship competition at Salkia Swimming Pool Association. The participants in the competition were boys & girls with special needs from all over the state of West Bengal. Students from Asha Bhavan Centre,  7 students from residential home with volunteers also participated. Our students with special needs participated in junior, sub-junior and senior competitions including freestyle 50 metre swimming race. It was very tough competition, however our students wins with flying colours which includes 4 gold & 3 silver medals. Others students from our  centre despite of having 80 to 90 percent of disabilities, all of them completed the 50 metre swimming event within 1½ minutes.

Based in the Kathila campus of Howrah, Asha Bhavan Centre (ABC) dedicates its services to the development, growth and welfare of marginalised sections of society and underprivileged children as well as adults. ABC endeavor has been to reach out to unreached people with all walks of life and create awareness and  ensure  the rights of people with disabilities. The primary purpose of ABC India is to serve as a tribute for glorifying the dedication, spirit and perseverance of countless energy radiating & vibrant young minds, who are struggling everyday against odds to remove social inequality, poverty and illiteracy particularly in remote  rural villages.

Every year, more than forty five thousand beneficiaries receive the services offered by ABC from its different units. The organisation distributes aid and assistance to underprivileged communities through a wide range of useful initiatives, including:

  • Dominique Lapierre Home For Children with Disabilities, Kathila

  • Special school (Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme)

  • Vocational Training Unit

  • Orthopedic Workshop

  • Dominique Lapierre Home For Children with Disabilities, Keoradanga

  • Community Based Rehabilitation Department

  • Education Project Chain of BVM School

  • St. Teresa’s School

  • Rehabilitation Council of India Approved D.Ed.Spl.Ed. (M.R.) Course

  • Supplementary Education Program

  • Dispensary (Out Patient Department)

  • Supplementary Nutrition Program

  • Research Program for a Child with Cerebral Palsy (LEAP-CP)

  • SNAC
  • Disha
  • Sahyogi
  • Sponsorship Programme

In the near future, ABC would like to expand more serving to people  in further  remotest corners of the state as well as the nation. The entire team working behind the success of the organisation consistently strives to make meaningful opportunities available for marginalized communities to ensure their economic & social development. Their main goal is to create a better world for people with disabilities and uphold their equity, self confidence & dignity in the society. Build confidence and strengthen their potential with constant motivation and support  so that each individuals with various degrees of disabilities  would continue adding new feathers to their crown of achievements for many years to come.

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