AASARE Angavikalara Samsthe was established in 2002 and was registered under Society Cooperation Regulation Act, 1960 in the year 2004 and 2005. AASARE Angavikalara Samsthe is dedicated to equipping Karnataka’s disabled with the physical, educational and socio-economic tools necessary for a life of independence and advancement. In the past decade, AASARE Angavikalara Samsthe has crossed various milestones towards its vision, holding onto the mission and executing the objectives to make it one of a kind of organization. AASARE Angavikalara Samsthe’s mission is not yet complete. Its accomplishments are just a drop in the bucket. There is so much more to accomplish in our nation where 5 % of the population is disabled. Leprosy, though eradicated by the Government of India still continues to carry a stigma and fear which prevents early detection.
AASARE Angavikalara Samsthe envisions holistic development through maximum integration of all activities in order to ensure progress among the rural and urban poor "exists to facilitate the empowerment of the poor in the Process of social development through sustainable improvement’’ in the livelihoods and socio-economic status and self-reliance of the underprivileged sections of society"
AASARE Angavikalara Samsthe seeks to reach every person with specially-abled in Karnataka with love and care through professional and efficient resources with a holistic mission that can be emulated with State and National relevance impacting un-reached of the society.
Distribution of Food at Shirahatti
Aasare provides 1000 plates of Mid-day meals and 500 Masks to needy people at Shirahatti.
Free Training for Physically challanged persons
We have conducted free residential computer training in the retail sector, this training has 45 days basic and tally training after this training completed candidates were placed in different sectors like medical shop, Kirana shop, private offices, APMC yards, internet centers, hospitals, etc, our main aim was all un-employed educated were having good earning from suitable trainings.
1st Batch Residential Computer training for Physically Challanged persons
We are providing 45 days of residential computer-based training for educated un-employed physically challenged in the North Karnataka region. The present situation of job needy unemployed educated challenged persons is to go and get training in Banglore. The Banglore climate, heavy traffic, and food are not adjusted to northern Karnataka people, so a lot of challenged persons came back to native and again facing the unemployment problem. So Aasare Organization took part in the pilot project for these types of unemployed persons to access the needy suitable job at their district area only. We provide free 45 days residential training in computer and get job placement within district.
Child Rights awaerness program for High school children at Bellatti
We are organized the campaign on awareness of Child marriage and Child Rights to adolescent school children at the age level of 14/15/16 at taluka high schools.
Awerness on get safety pricaution by differnt critical times by Plice department Rani Channamma Te
EDP programme inugorated by Mr. Ramanna Lamani former MLA of Shirahatti
We have conducted the EDP training for Unemployed youths to get a suitable self-employed project with getting good products and also get others to involve unemployed youths to reduce un-employment status.
Sewing machine operator training for un employed youths
Our organization provides free SMO training to Unemployed Youths for leading the life with self-reliance and also we provide suitable placements in different garment industries.
Exposure visit to Garment Industries
Our organization conducts exposer visits to different garment industries to know the real work of production of Fabrics and the reality of work of nature to each and everyone for SMO completed Trainees.
SHG Training at Gadag Taluka Yalishiruru Village
We make baseline survey at selected villages where people with disabilities have many disadvantages including difficulty accessing facilities and transportation, were illiterate, lacked knowledge, orphaned, vulnerable, lack of financial support, lack of skills and lack of employment. The survey helps us to get information about people with disabilities and their living conditions including their address, types of disabilities, householder of the family, education level of the respondent, family pattern, caste of the respondent, total members in that family and their income source, house pattern, land ownership, annual income, permanent assets, agricultural assets, dairy farming, indebtedness of that family.
World Disability Day Program
Aasare organization organises a program for differently abled on the occasion of World Disability day (3rd December every year) at District/Taluka court campus Gadag/Shirahatti. Program activities include sports, essay writing, Rangoli, singing, mimicry, cultural programs and dance competition. The program also includes a discussion of the problems of the differently abled, information about government programs and facilities for the welfare of physically challenged persons. There are around 194 disabled people identified in the project villages and details of individual persons maintained by Aasare.
SHG Awareness and Meeting at Gadag Taluka Kanavi and Shirunda Village
We organized one-day orientation on the advantages of Self-Help groups to gather a group of PWDs. After this orientation, the PWDs discussed the next steps and finally decided to open a Self Help Group on that day.
Blood Donation Camp
Gadag district lacks infrastructure related to the medical field especially in an emergency situation. The organization understands the need for medical emergency services and hence organizes awareness program on blood donation. Every year it organizes blood donation camp and a directory of volunteers who are ready to donate blood whenever there is necessary is maintained in the office. The organization has mobilized blood donation, twice in the previous year and could save the life of a mother after delivery who has lost a large amount of blood. The session also covers awareness on TB and other health issues.
Computer Training to Needy
This training have basic fundamentals of computer and Tally course provided to needy youth.
Skill Training By Aasare Organization
This skill development training is held by Aasare Organization with the support of The Handloom & Textile Department, Government of Karnataka. The training duration is 45 days period with a minimum of 7 hours of training per day. After completion of this training, candidates are placed in different garments industries. Typical candidates are unemployed and have passed 6th std passed and after placement, they can earn a minimum of Rs. 6000 per month.
Stationary Shop running by Hansasab Killedar taking loan by SHG
Hasansab Killedar is 32 years old, has passed SSLC (X standard) and has locomotive disability, Prior to joining the Self Help Group(SHG), he was not aware of his rights and facilities available to him. When Hasansab was entered the SHG, he became aware of savings and became a leader of SHG and took part of the loan sanction and recovery process. After some months his monthly savings was Rs 4500 and with a loan of Rs 10,000 to open a small stationery and grocery shop. He is now happy with his business which is profitable.
Running electrical wiring shop
He is Mr. Raghavendra from Gadag-Shirahatti Taluka Badni Village. He is Locomotive disability by birth. He is learned how to run a disability life in this society. He is took a knowledge about electrical wiring in his native. In that place lot of bore wells working. Now he is famous wire man and took 4 Locomoter disability persons and run a shop successfully.
Self Help Group promotional Meeting at Kanavi Village Gadag Taluka
The Self Help Group(SHG) aims to motivate people with disability to integrate into the society. Members of the SHG make monthly savings. The savings activities help them in the future to be independent.
Open small tailoring business Haseenabegam
Haseenabegam is from Dharwad District, Kundagol taluka, Kamadolli village. She has a locomotery disability. Hailing from a conservative family, she used to hesitate stepping outside of her home. She started attending the Self Help Group after hearing about it from one of her neighbours. She purchased a sewing machine with the help of a loan from the Self Help Group and started taking orders. Now she is earning between Rs 350-450 a day.
Aids & Appliances Distribution By Aasare Organization
Lot of challenged children and youth in remote villages from having disable facilities. Aasare Organization helps them to access the free aid to overcome the challenges. This aid and appliances distribution program by Aasare is thanks to the financial support of our donors. This distribution programs held in different taluks of Dharwad and Gadag districts.
Opening Provision store
Husainabi Mandol, aged 52, has one functioning hand. Within a couple of days of attending the Self Help Group, she became an active member. With the help of a loan from a Self Help Group, she has opened a provision store and earns 200 to 350/ day.
Stationary Shop running by Susheela taking loan by SHG
Susheela is aged between 35 and 40 and before entering the Self Help Group(SHG) she was unemployed. After taking part of the SHG she became aware about savings and started taking small amounts of loan. She is running a petty shop now and earning Rs 100- Rs 150/day.
Mr. Manjunath Bammanakatti
Founder & President
Mr. Manjunath Bammanakatti is the Founder President of Aasare. He is a journalist, poet, community activist and former member of CWC committee Gadag.
Fakkiresh Myatannavar is the President of Aasare. He is an active leader, social worker and community developer and has done lots of Jathas for disability empowerment and rights.
Shashidhar Shirasangi is the CEO of Aasare. He has worked in the area of children rights, disability rights and issues, advocacy with government and women's' rights, human rights and CWC sponsorship programs, JJ board, research on child rights, workshops, PRA(Participatory Rural Appraisal) programs, leadership and capacity building programs, Self Help Groups, livelihood activities, Community Action Planning(CAP), Village mapping, counseling, and FGD activities.
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