Gandhibhavan provides schooling to the needs of over 250 special needs students with our special school that caters to the special needs of the children with cerebral palsy, autism and other types of mental and physical disabilities. The school serves as a learning and developmental resource for these students who comprise of inmates of Gandhibhavan and children coming from poor and impoverished families living within a 60 kilometer radius of Gandhibhavan. At the special school the children are provided with a range of developmental skills that help them to have employment and lead better and dignified lives. They are also provided infrastructure like air conditioned smart classrooms, physiotherapy rooms and are trained in extracurricular activities like arts and sports along with vocational training like handicraft making. The students are taken on educational tours to places of importance in a school bus that is specially designed to cater to their special needs.
The students who are day scholars are provided with a special school bus service that provides pick up and drop facilities for these students. The school has a vision of serving as a model for society and other such schools in the state, by providing an uplifting change in the lives of the students and their families. For this the school has a proactive PTA Association and advisory board. The school depends on and seeks the kindness of generous benefactors who can contribute money and materials for the better and enhanced functioning of the school. Your contribution however big or small will go a long way in making a difference to the lives of these children with special needs and their families.
In every day more than 3 lakh is needed to overcome the day to day functioning of gandhibhavan which includes daily 3 meals, 2 snacks, medicines for morethan 1200 inmates, hospitalization charges, lab charges, medicines, cloths, electricity, ambulance services, water bills, washing materials, hygiene materials, bathroom utensils, diapers for bedridden patients (more than 300), daily wages for volunteers, other daily maintenance etc can also be included. Click here