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Kolkata / Serampore
The LCD’s Access to the Livelihoods program for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) is implemented by Cheshire's partner NGO organizations in the specific location. Cheshire Homes India at Serampore, West Bengal are the implementing partner organization for the Livelihoods Resource Centre project. Serampre LRC has a well equipped counseling and training centre providing Foundation Training which includes basic computers, English speaking skills and soft skills. Serampore LRC also facilitates PwDs to take up sector-specific trainings at professional training institutions, who are training partners,specially in the BPO sector. But Serampore LRC specializes in providing self employment training. Kolkata is famous for its food and embroidery work. Keeping the food and work culture Kolkata LRC has promoted small scale food industry and Embroidery work among PwDs. They are motivating PwDs in taking up jobs even outside Kolkata and in rural areas .As with other LRCs, Kolkata LRC also provides additional support to PwD be it access to social security, travel, accommodation, food subsidy etc.
Serampore LRC’s main focus is making the PwDs self reliable and independent. The centre works to bring about positive change in the attitude and mindset of communities and all stakeholders towards the growth and inclusion of PWDs in mainstream life.
The centre conducts regular Awareness & Registration camps to create awareness among the general public and motivate PwDs from poorer sections of the community to motivate them to take up trainings, upgrade their skills and make them self reliant to lead independent lives. Kolkata LRC also attracts other NGOs to participate in common campaigns and helps PwDs to reach out to the best opportunities. The alumni PwDs who have been a part of the Kolkata LRC family are now encouraging/counseling and referring other PwDs to join and experience the change that comes within them and their livelihoods.
Cheshire Homes India Serampore
13, Srirampore PO,
MG Road , PO - Serampore, PS - Serampor,
Hooghly, Dist: - 712201
West Bengal ,
Ph: 090382 82408
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