Our mission concentrated on the following areas:-
1. Community Based Rehabilitation Programme
It is a programme for the handicapped and differently abled (physically disabled) people. We help them to live in the society and make them to realise that they are also part of the community. The door to door survey is done in the whole Kollappur Mandal and thus we have the details of the differently abled people in this area. We go to the villages and give exercises to those who are in need, and give awareness talks on hygiene, health education and nutrition with the help of audio-visual programmes. They were trained to prepare greeting cards, Envelop making, Woollen knitting etc in the villages, helped to sell their product and thus they were able to earn some money for themselves. Reconstructive surgery is an important part of alleviating the challenges of leprosy; we also support subsequent physiotherapy and post-operative care for patients who have undergone reconstructive surgery.
2. Balavikas Mahila Mandal Development Programme
This programme is really the need of the people, because the area is very rural and backward. The motto of this programme is “Help the People to Help Themselves.” There is all the more a great need for collective thinking and common action on the level of the society and family.
Balavikasa arranges regular group meetings in the villages, i.e 74 groups in 10 villages and 2 Thandas heaving 800 women. They have regular monthly savings and Balavikasa gives them loans for income-generating programmes to improve the family situations.
3. Primary Health Centre
Every Wednesday from morning to 12 noon we conduct general clinic in the hospital. Patients from near and far come here and get treatment for several diseases.