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Theme report for Disability #38743 Public

Created for Headway West London over 1 year ago

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India Open Grants by Paul Hamlyn Foundation #584997

This Fund seeks to meet our strategic aim to enable vulnerable communities living in priority geographical areas to improve their lives.

Many communities in India have inherent strengths which are often overlooked when modern development frameworks are used to view them. They have closely knit societies, progressive views and approaches to resource utilisation and sustainability, and are extremely conscious of their relationship with the environment. Their traditional knowledge has relevance to modern ways of living.

But traditional communities face many challenges. They are riven by attitudes that promote inequality, mostly due to caste. They are strongly patriarchal and not necessarily democratic in their outlook. The opening up of spaces, development of infrastructure, particularly roads, and hegemony of the modern development paradigm have all led them to become vulnerable. They are now unfortunately living on the margins and have been excluded in the development process.

Movements, over time, of people to urban centres, driven by economic forces, have transported some of these issues to urban centres. Urban development concerns emerge largely around building a balance between the hugely important roles that migrants have and will play and the ability of urban centres to provide for them. Addressing the concerns of the urban poor is a significant development challenge, but knowledge and experience is far less than for rural settings.

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Every 90 seconds someone is admitted to hospital with an acquired brain injury. It can happen to anyone.The consequences are devastating & long lasting. We work with the survivors, their families and carers throughout West London as they leave hospital and begin their rehabilitation process & ensure vulnerable, isolated brain injured survivors do not fall through the net.Our goal is to help them achieve their full potential by providing access to targeted training, return to work & health and wellbeing sessions. We are piloting targeted Health and Well Being sessions with Chelsea FC Foundation to develop resilience & self efficacy.
Support type
Revenue - Project
Amount sought
Between £30,196 and £30,196
Area of benefit
Regional - United Kingdom
Community improvement and capacity building • Education and training • Inequality and discrimination • Disability
Headway West London
A charitable organisation - Charity registered in ngland and Wales
United Kingdom
Annual income
£10k - £99k
Operating for
4 years or more