ANGUL, DEC 3, 2022
JSP Foundation-run “Asha The Hope” observed the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD) 2022 at Benagadia High School in Angul district. Working on this year’s theme “Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fuelling an accessible and equitable world”, 100 children with special needs including the children of “Asha The Hope” participated in the program.
Benagadia High School Headmaster Dhruba Charan Sahu and School Management Committee Chairperson Durjyodhana Das graced the occasion as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour, respectively and appreciated the initiative of JSP Foundation.
On this occasion, activities like song and dance programmes were done by the specially abled children and awards were given to them to boost their morale and spirit.
To mark this day as a memorable one for one and all an awareness rally was also organised at Benagadia village.
On this occasion, through a special message, the JSP Foundation Chairperson Shallu Jindal said, “I salute the courage and bravery of the persons with disabilities for their struggle for living and their confidence of overcoming the adversities. On this IDPWD 22, I assure the support of the JSP Foundation to each individual with special needs. Through our Asha the Hope Programme we are working to build an inclusive and equitable India for our citizens with special needs.”
JSP Foundation, through Asha the Hope Centre in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, has been rehabilitating and mainstreaming more than 5000 children with special needs.