ACTION FOR SELF RELIANCE AND ALTERNATIVES
ACTION FOR SELF

Action for Self Reliance and Alternatives (ASRA), is a non- governmental organization based in Uttam Nagar, New Delhi registered under the Trust Act, 1860 working for equalization of opportunities, inclusion and rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (hereafter called PwDs) in the slums and resettlement colonies of Delhi since 1992. It is committed towards their upliftment and ‘empowerment. It is constantly ensuring that their medical, social, vocational and economical needs are met with. ASRA

MEDICAL REHABILITATION

The students enrolled at AIRTC have various disabilities, primarily intellectual disabilities combined with physical, speech, and hearing impairments. Students receive a comprehensive rehabilitation including assessments by orthopedic surgeons, as well as personalized physiotherapy, speech therapy, and prosthetics & orthotics services provided by ASRA’s qualified professionals.

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EDUCATION REHABILITATION

ASRA is making a significant impact in various communities through its educational initiatives. While some computer courses are recognized by NIOS and NIELIT, Government of India, others are uniquely designed by ASRA. These efforts highlight ASRA’s commitment to providing inclusive education and skill development, ensuring that all children, especially those with disabilities, have access to quality learning opportunities.

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ECONOMIC REHABILITATION

Financial independence helps individuals in slums earn their livelihood and improve their quality of life. Beneficiaries include both persons with disabilities and those responsible for caring for a disabled family member. With the help of a Seed Loan, they can either purchase additional materials for their existing enterprises or start new ones, thereby earning a monthly income.

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VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

This program equip individuals with practical skills for better employment opportunities. Courses include Mobile Repairing, Beauty Culture, and Cutting & Tailoring, catering to diverse interests and needs. These programs are designed to empower students from lower economic backgrounds and marginalized communities. Regular classes ensure comprehensive hands-on training. ASRA’s vocational training fosters financial independence and improved quality of life for participants.

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OUR STORY

ASRA promotes the idea that life continues meaningfully after disability through proper rehabilitation. It emphasizes disability prevention by raising health awareness and providing services via the ASRA Rehabilitation and Training Centre (ARTC) in Uttam Nagar and the Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) outreach program.

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SUCCESS STORIES

ASRA is dedicated to provide employment opportunities for individuals, including those with disabilities, who have completed education or training courses offered by ASRA. These success stories highlight how ASRA's programs not only empower individuals economically but also contribute positively to their personal and professional growth, creating a more inclusive society.

SANJAY SINGH CHAUHAN

Economical Rehabilitation

RAJ KUMAR BABBAR

Economical Rehabilitation

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Vocational Rehabilitation

OUR PROMISE TO EVERY P/CWD

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Ensure minimum higher secondary school education

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One employable skill for every youth

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Ensure employment prior to exiting our care

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Basic Information Technology and communication skills

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Working knowledge of English with basic conversational skills

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Character building and pertinent social skills to navigate life

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Increase family income of caregivers and community beneficiaries

OUR PARTNERS

Collaborating for Impact: ASRA's Partners in Empowerment and Inclusion work closely with us to foster education, vocational training, and community support initiatives that empower individuals and promote inclusive practices.

Embassy of Switzerland
EAFS
Tata Consultancy Services
Deepalaya School

WHAT’S NEW

Save Water

Ms. Vandna Mishra Founder at ASRA

The earth has an abundance of water, but unfortunately, only a small percentage (about 0.3 percent), is even usable by humans. The other 99.7 percent is in the oceans, soils, icecaps, and floating...


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Child Labor

Dr. Sakshi Seth Grover Psychologist Founder Cognizavest

The earth has an abundance of water, but unfortunately, only a small percentage (about 0.3 percent), is even usable by humans. The other 99.7 percent is in the oceans, soils, icecaps, and floating...

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Women’s Health Problem

Ms. Riya Agarwal Wadhwa Founder at The Lantern Studios

The earth has an abundance of water, but unfortunately, only a small percentage (about 0.3 percent), is even usable by humans. The other 99.7 percent is in the oceans, soils, icecaps, and floating...

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Child Education

Dr. Sakshi Seth Grover Psychologist Founder Cognizavest

The earth has an abundance of water, but unfortunately, only a small percentage (about 0.3 percent), is even usable by humans. The other 99.7 percent is in the oceans, soils, icecaps, and floating...

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