Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: May 17th, 2019

Title of the Project   Capacity building of families and caregivers of children with and without disabilities in the field of disability in 4 districts to support children with disabilities

Location of the project     Trashi Yangtse, Samtse, SamdrupJongkhar, Zhemgang

Name of the applicant       Ability Bhutan Society

Duration of the project    12 Months

Total Cost of the project (in Nu/ EUR)      Nu  2,339,,000.00

Objectives of the project             

  • Improve the quality of life of children with disabilities and empower their families and caregivers

Target groups/ final beneficiaries              Parent, caregivers and children with disabilities

Estimated results           

  • Informed community members on disability
  • Trained families and caregivers on intervention strategies
  • Intervention to children with disabilities at home
  • Self-help groups

Main activities 

  • Develop bilingual education materials
  • Form self-help
  • groups
  • Produce awareness documentary
  • Community based disability awareness
  • Conduct training on intervention strategies
  • Sensitization on rights of children with disabilities