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has started its journey in the year 2004 with a vision is to empower persons with disabilities as well as women to become contributing members to the society and to lead life with dignity. Over a period of 15 years of long journey, Ashadeepa has brought disability awareness and transformed lives of many challenged people through medical, educational and residential activities. During the journey we ourselves did learn a lot about Disability, Interacting with many people with disabilities, organizational heads and NGO experts understanding their views, sharing their knowledge and resources, we feel we will still keep learning in the field of disability. In this direction, Ashadeepa keeps on looking for innovative service projects. With the blessings of our well-wishers Ashadeep has taken a giant step ahead.

Ashadeepa, working with APD - Association of people with disability commenced rehabilitation services in the district and National trust – Disha project, NABARD- SHPI, PANKH-Retail Training . Our intention is to provide medical, educational, social and livelihood rehabilitations for persons with disabilities (PWDs) making use of available resources like human, technical, and financial resources through this project.

In our history of 15 years, we have been fortunate to execute our activities through generous support of funding partners, technical partners, NGOs, volunteers, community service users, individual philanthropists, whom we proud to mention as our main source energy. Because of their unstinting support Ashadeepa is able to manage and continue its activities.

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.

• In collaboration with women and child welfare dept, Karnataka. We have a women’s help line Mahila Santwan. • In collaboration with National trust we are started Disha Project • In collaboration with APD we are running Early Intervention and early education Program • In collaboration with APD we are Implementing Inclusive education programme • In collaboration with Trust for Retailer and Retail association Impilimenting Residential Skill development program which has been funded by American India foundation {AIF} and Youth for Jobs{Y4J} • In collaboration with District disability and Senior Citizen welfare department we providing Senior Citizen ID Card and facilitate for other Social security schemes • In collaboration with NABARD we are implimenting Self Help Group for women empowerment.

Vision And Mission


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


‘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’.

Chandru B. Appaji



Yashoda V. Vanaki



Sunil R. Balagavi

Voice President


Rajannasa D.Rajolli



Hussensab Mudagall

Joint secretary


Raghu N Hubballi


Social Worker

Rehaman D. Bhuvaji



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