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Theme report for Disability #39615 Public

Created for Doncaster Deaf Trust about 1 month ago

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India Open Grants by Paul Hamlyn Foundation #589056

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
Special play area for children with specific physical and mental disabilities
Description
Our children are physically and mentally disabled; play, for them, is, in reality a learning environment, but ti requires very specific items of equipment and a safe surface
Support type
Capital
Amount sought
Between £10,000 and £100,000
Area of benefit
Local - United Kingdom
Themes
Education and training • Personal and skills development • Children and young people • Disability • Mental wellbeing, diseases and disorders
Recipient
Name
Doncaster Deaf Trust
Type
A charitable organisation - Charity registered in England
Country
United Kingdom
Area
Doncaster
Annual income
£1m - £10m
Operating for
4 years or more