Divya Jyothi Charitable Trust (IND-85)


Type: Education - Country: India

Brief description and main aims

We take this opportunity to give you a brief about our trust, which is known as “DIVYA JYOTHI TRUST”. It was registered under Indian Trust Act in the year 2008. We provide dedicated support to the visually impaired and disabled by providing them the education in the field of computer, independent living skills, provide them the required academic books with a view to make them a useful member of our society. We do help them in getting the employment through our job placement cell.

Main Activities

  • Offer computer-based vocational training courses like data entry, job typing, email and browsing services, running public call offices etc.
  • Produce and distribute the Braille Magazines and School Text books for children as described earlier, free of cost, by equipping them with special Braille Printers.
  • Provide Braille output services to all other blind persons in the district at a nominal cost.
  • Offer training courses for mobility, travel, and other activities of coping with the environment.
  • Creating an environment for the disabled to get educated using appropriate Assistive Technologies.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteers can spend time with children aged 0-12. They will need to think of activities and create programmes for activities for children. If they have not thought of anything they will be able to carry our infants and teach our older children. Teachers/nurses etc will make good volunteers for us.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • To teach computer-based vocational training courses like data entry, job typing, email and browsing services
  • To help to devolop talking Book Library for Blinds
  • To teach Independent Living skills for visulally impared people
  • Teaching English, and other activities like plays, theatre, drawing, Games etc.
  • The volunteer should have a willingness to teach children and work towards the overall development of poor blind men and women between the ages of 8 – 30.

Who can help children in their school assignments, homework, Special coaching for Mathematics, Science and other subjects on a regular basis.

Location

The organisation is located at Mysore, from this we can cover entire Mysore and Mandya urban and rural places.The localities of area Majority families are lower and middle level economical groups. The people are helpful to the institution.

Duration

Minimum (weeks) : 4 weeks
Maximum (weeks) : up to one year

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Host family / Guest house

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