Health & Rehabilitation
FORD provides both preventative, curative and assistive health services to the person with physical challenges with special focus to Spinal Cord Injured Persons (SCIPs), wheelchair users and persons with limited mobility. These physically vulnerable persons are incorporated into trainings on various practical approaches so that they can be fully absorbed into the society at their own measurements of life. Most of the trainings are delivered at the grassroots level by the personnel i.e. medical specialists and physiotherapists from specialised centres/institutes of Rehabilitation and Management.
FORD in collaboration with its partners, provides comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities age 14 to 90+, who, by reason of their disability or socio-economic vulnerability, are unable to find functional initiatives for their skill development or sustain employment to achieve economic stability.
The courses covered under the programme of Vocational Rehabilitation of disabled persons are listed below:
Dress making and Tailoring – 149 (Females)
- Computer graphics – 43 (32 Males & 11 Females)
- Plumbing – 32 (All Males)
- Domestic electrician – 34 (All Males)
Organizing community leaders, officials, children, and parents is an important part of FORD’s community development program. It supported community’s self-sponsored schemes throughout the District Bagh of Azad Jammu Kashmir. It has punctually participates in educational programmes, national and international events, religious events, local celebrations, community appraisals for development etc.
Joint Social Participation
FORD maintains relationship by consolidating the resources of other working organizations in recognizing the community’s interests, engaging the NGOs and Community Organizations for solidarity, coordination and self realization. Collaboration was developed with various self-help groups, NGOs and INGOs to facilitate in the provision of information to implementation of projects.
PAK’s Welfare Association and Humanity Development Organization, Bint-e-Hawa Foundation have formed a consortium which has taken place in Islamabad, to facilitate and utilize the physical, human, social and financial resources of each other with the approach of “Integrated Community Advancement Needs (ICAN)”.
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