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Theme report for Disability #39517 Public

Created for The Aarskog Foundation about 2 months ago

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India Open Grants by Paul Hamlyn Foundation #588770

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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Proposal
Title
Raising awareness materials - Ask About Aarskog?
Description
We are a Rare Disease with a prevalence of 1/250000 in the UK our children and families are struggling to be heard as there is little information about Aarskog Syndrome in the UK. We wish to raise much needed funds to Raise awareness with a) GP’s other medical and Clinical services. b) schools and places of education c) general public
Support type
Revenue - Project
Amount sought
Between £5,000 and £10,000
Area of benefit
National - United Kingdom
Themes
Groups • Children and young people • Disability • Mental wellbeing, diseases and disorders • Care
Recipient
Name
The Aarskog Foundation
Type
A charitable organisation - Charity registered in Scotland (OSCR)
Country
United Kingdom
Area
Argyll and Bute
Annual income
Less than £10k
Operating for
Less than 12 months