Our mission and Vision is to give life.



‘To empower people with disability and women’s from poor background and to access the needs for their overall development through supportive environment, carrier guidance, counselling, right based education, rehabilitation and self-employment to grow and fulfil their needs, potential and dreams’.



“To empower persons with disabilities and women to become contributing members of the society and to lead life with dignity”.

Ashadeepa Angavikalara Sarva Abhiwruddhi Seva Samsthe

is a non-government organization, striving ceaselessly in the field of disability for over fourteen years (since 2004), aiming to empower persons with disabilities to become active contributors to society, through a range of services from Medical Rehabilitation, Educational Support, Livelihood Training, Counselling & Guidance and Advocacy. We do this through Community based activities and touch lives of around 2000 people with disability.

Mr Raghu N Hubbali, the Founder President of Ashadeepa. He always wanted to do something for people in similar circumstances. So he joined hands with like-minded people, who themselves were polio victims and started Ashadeepa, which means showing the way, in 2004. The main purpose of establishing the organization is to help and support the most vulnerable groups of challenged persons towards their physical, social psychological and economic well-being culminating in upholding human dignity along with becoming normal and contributing members in a society.

Our main vision is to empower persons with disabilities and women to become contributing members of the society and to lead life with dignity. We intensively work in the grass root level for the development of marginalized group in the community especially Women and People with Disabilities.

Our network is spread across Bagalkot district, where we have on-going programs and initiatives. We are associated with voluntary organizations across Karnataka, whom we work with on various initiatives. We also conduct training sessions to educate and equip all stakeholders in the district on rehabilitation and therapy for the disabled. Ashadeepa creates plat form to people with disabilities on developing their skills on training through computer education, English communication and career guidance. It also organizes training programmes like weaving, tailoring, Agarbhathi, candle making, and mobile servicing by networking with other organization and providing support for self-employment.

In memorable day of World Disabilities Day celebration our Ashadeepa organization received the State award – 3rd Dec 2013 from Govt. of Karnataka. Awarded by Ms. Umashree Minister Women and Child Development Department, Bangalore

On a same day of 2016 our honourable president Mr Raghu N Hubblli received State Award from Govt. of Karnataka. Awarded by Ms. Umashree Minister Women and Child Development Department, Bangalore.

We introduced several new concepts and improvised a few old ones. We saw innovations taking place in strengthening of processes, collaborations and revamping of several operational areas. Most importantly the core aim to ensure and improve quality to reach more people with disabilities continued as a touch stone of our activities, thinking and day to day working. Ashadeepa Organization at a strategic level to interact and contribute to government policies and practices for disability sector. We invested in dedicated resources, enhanced our network and relationship, and strengthened partnership with Disabled People Organizations (DPOs), Government and institutions. We worked closely with 5 Government departments and sought their collaboration for new initiatives and projects to enhance the reach in new geographies. Ashadeepa Organization introduced project oriented approach to provide a structured framework for implementing projects. It resulted in better execution, higher impact. It lead to improvement in our services and built our leaders competency for effective project planning, tracking and execution.

We enhanced our focus, efforts and resources to address development of persons with speech and hearing disability in education and livelihood programs. We realigned our Livelihood, Education, women empowerment, health programs to improve productivity of resources and leading to better impact for our beneficiaries. Building organization structure and systems got a special focus to ensure Ashadeepa organization growth is managed efficiently and effectively. Special efforts were put in Human Resource development, Finance management and Marketing. The team Ashadeepa organization worked together with the support of our kind donors, parents of the PwDs, Government to make a value-add and a positive difference in lives of 2,000 PwDs.

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starving children, pain and death.

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