SGBS Trust, Vocational Training

Lives changed by the SGBS Trust

Till date, about 1,300 youth have benefitted from Unnati’s vocational training. These have primarily been people like Lalita and Abdul and Deepthi – youth who were at home, clueless about how they could go about being contributing members of society. Had it not been for Unnati’s intervention, they Youth who would have otherwise faced a…

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SGBS Trust, Vocational Training

SGBS Trust: How it all began

While Unnati is SGBS Trust’s most successful programme today, it wasn’t a planned move. Infact, it was started by chance – to fulfill a need. Back in 1978, Mr. Rameshswamy got involved with the SGBS Trust primarily for its religious and cultural offerings – musical shows, bhajans etc. It was with a bunch of people…

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GiveIndia NGOs, Physically Disabled, The Association of People with Disability

The Association of People with Disability: How it all began

The primary force behind the APD is undoubtedly Ms. N H Hema. With both legs and one arm significantly paralysed as a result of Polio in childhood, Hema herself was wheelchair-bound. But while she was mobile, it was not without difficulty. She recalls how obtaining a wheelchair itself was a grand task. Back in 1955,…

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