MI implements a community outreach programme through its Regional Resource Centre (RRC) in Kolkata. The programme takes care of a group of 100 children with disabilities and their families living in the slums of the Garden Reach area.
The programme comprises provision of
- assistive/ mobility devices,
- medical care, and
- educational & nutritional support.
The outreach activities are being implemented with a view to encouraging the slum children to actively participate in various social & cultural events and giving them a good quality of life.
The RRC also
- supports grassroot partners with the provision of assistive devices and establishment of orthopaedic workshops with therapy facilities