Vikalp Foundation one of the renouned grassroot organisations in Bihar puts some effort in preventive and curative health, distribution of assistive devices and rehabilitation of person with disablity with support of various programs and be able to reach over 19950 PWDs in 665 villages of Gaya, Nawada Nalanda, Aurangabad and Jehanabad district of Bihar state.
Vikalp Foundation starts education as a tool to work in rural area toward development. Children from rural area of marginalised community and CWDs who are the 1st generation learner do not have any opporunity to learn properly and become drop outs from schools.Vikalp Foudation emphasised those children for enrollment and retaintion in the school. During the course of working Vikalp foundation reached over 4533 CWD and 12000 normal children.some activities which are regularlly organised in rural area for joyful learning of CWDs.
People with disability looked dawn and have less opportunity to earn livelihood in villages. To empower it is necssary to provide them various trainings to earn their livelihood in local market Vikalp Foundation started some agro and non agro based skill development programs for PDWs and be able to enrolled 750 PWDs in non agro and 1265 PWDs in agro out which 450 earn their livelihood in local market and 1240 envolved in ago base livelihood and maintain better standard of living of their family. Following are the area of skill development training.
Vikalp foudation plays a vital role in organising the PWDs and filling the gap in delivery system where government does not reach. There are a large no. of small groups and DPOs in village, block and district level were formed stregthen and linked with State and National level network for further development of PWDs. These are some forums:
PWDs have been treated as a neglected one within the family and community.Some times PWDs are not allowed to involve in family and social functions and facing problems even in their marriage. Vikalp Foundation has been strengthening and empowering them socially and financially with the support of many projects to get same diginity and due respect within the family and society.