EVENTS AND RECENT UPDATES

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Global AID has partnered with Dynamic Bracing Solutions to set up a unique Human Locomotion Centre in Vizag. In the first leg of the project, it will be organizing a camp in December 2016 for providing life changing solutions for PwDs with movement disability.

In 2016, Global AID has successfully created a lot of awareness for Inclusive sports.

Sai Padma, Director Global AID participated in the National Para Shooting Championship held in New Delhi early this year.

Global AID also helped generate participation for the Para Shooting Camp held in Chennai after the  New Delhi Para Shooting event.

Two of our girls shine in Wheelchair Basketball Coaching Camp conducted from 22nd to 26th June 2016 in KVBR Stadium, Hyderabad

Mobility Program: Global AID organized Awareness meeting on Car Modifications for Persons with Disabilities with the technical support of Pune based Company AUTO-mate India. Vizag Auto Services has been identified as program partner for car modifications in Visakhapatnam. (October 7, 2009)

Sale of Dry Fruit Laddus to support towards the economic cause of Physically challenged women. Global AID sold healthy dry fruit sweets made by physically challenged women to generate support for their economic causes. These sweets were made without sugar and using 7 types of organic dry fruits. The sale was a success and orders were secured from nook and corner of India. (2015)

Global AID with an aim to spread information to disabled published its first Monthly Newsletter ‘Global AID Times’ in February 2015. Parakala Prabhakar (Media Advisor, AP Government) released the first edition in a programme organized in Visakhapatnam. Mavuri Venkata Ramana (CEO, CMR) and Prof. Bala Mohan Das (Former VC of Nagarjuna University) graced the occasion. This newsletter is being published by the disabled professionals for the benefit of disabled sections of society.

Global AID conducted a seminar on the topic Speak4 Autism at 11 AM College on 30th April 2014, World Autism Day in Visakhapatnam. Ruth James (Mother of an Autistic Son), Pavan Bada (Research Scholar, Andhra University), Shreya Foundation, Sai Jyothi (Autism Girl) presented their views and challenges of Autism in the seminar. New ideas emerged and promises were made to create an inclusive environment.

Global AID conducted a seminar on the topic Speak4 Autism at 11 AM College on 30th April 2014, World Autism Day in Visakhapatnam. Ruth James (Mother of an Autistic Son), Pavan Bada (Research Scholar, Andhra University), Shreya Foundation, Sai Jyothi (Autism Girl) presented their views and challenges of Autism in the seminar. New ideas emerged and promises were made to create an inclusive environment.

Service to disabled sections of society being the primary motto of Global AID has distributed wheel chairs to Andhra University V S Krishna Library to enable physically challenged students to move around the library premises without much hassle and it was received by the University authorities with much honour. (2015)

Mobility being one of the objectives of the organization, on the eve of International Day of People with Disability Global AID conducted the first ever rally of mobility in the name of Wheelathon N Walkathon in Vizag. More than 100 tri wheel scooters and 55 cars took part in the rally that was conducted on the Beach Road. (2015)

Global AID has also entered into the arena of providing light to tribal hamlets on the eve of The International Year of Light and Light-based technologies in partnership with Lions Trust and Liter of Light (Bangalore). Solar lighting was installed in three villages ((Konda Ippala Valasa, Sangamguddi Valasa & neighbouring hamlet) of tribal pockets of Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India). This will help villagers protect themselves from wild creatures like snakes and harmful insects, enable night studies for children, night play for kids and above all freedom from darkness. 23 street lights were installed through this initiative. (2015)

Global AID has also entered into the arena of providing light to tribal hamlets on the eve of The International Year of Light and Light-based technologies in partnership with Lions Trust and Liter of Light (Bangalore). Solar lighting was installed in three villages ((Konda Ippala Valasa, Sangamguddi Valasa & neighbouring hamlet) of tribal pockets of Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India). This will help villagers protect themselves from wild creatures like snakes and harmful insects, enable night studies for children, night play for kids and above all freedom from darkness. 23 street lights were installed through this initiative. (2015)

A sale-cum-display of products was conducted in collaboration with the local church. These products were made by Home Based Entrepreneurs Team.

A survey was conducted for identifying potential HOME BASED WORK PROJECTS for women with disabilities

Global AID successfully convinced and assisted two shops in Vizag in getting accessibility by providing ramps

Recognizing the need to expand the volunteer base of Global AID, an online forum was created in the name of Volunteers Ventura and was successful enough to create a volunteer base of more than 200 plus people consisting of academia, students and people from different sectors.

A three days “Volunteers Ventura” Program was conducted in different locations of Visakhapatnam, with a trainer from Bangalore, giving out the Awareness, training and useful tips to help Persons with Disabilities and elder people.

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