In the annals of The Tamilnadu Association for the Welfare of Differently Abled, Saturday 18.12.2010 is a Red letter day, the reason being dignitaries of the stature of Shri.R.Nataraj IPS, DGP-Director of Tamilnadu Fire and Rescue Services and Shri.A.V.S.Sathyanarayana, Hon’y Tax consultant of TTD Employees Organization have visited the Association office as GUESTS OF THE DAY, talked to the awestruck differently abled persons and patiently listened to the grievances of each and every one of them and expressed soothing words and thereby brought them to the level of comfort. Ms.Jayamala, Project Coordinator and Ms.Gnanasoundary, Volunteer of the Association have explained to the DGP about the self help schemes of the association by which hundreds of differently abled persons were so far supported for their self employment projects and also introduced some of the beneficiaries of the schemes to the Hon’ble DGP .Immediately Shri..Sathyanarayana has spontaneously announced his readiness to sponsor the self help promotion schemes of the Association, by contributing Rs.20000 (Twenty thousand) towards self help scheme. Immediately the project coordinator Jayamala identified 10 beneficiaries who are doing small trades like roadside idly shop, flower seller, vegetable seller, petty shop etc and assisted each one of them with Rs.2000(two thousand)per person for earning their livelihood , which will be repaid by them @ 200 per month for a period of 10 months without interest and the repaid amount every month will again be accumulated and given to another person in the next month and the cycle will continue with the above revolving fund of Rs.20000 and at the end of the year 20 differently abled persons will be assisted, and the cycle will go on forever. In the above method the association has members in the SELF HELF SCHEME running to 200 and above. This scheme is the brain child of CA.T.A.P.Varadakutti, a practising Charted Accountant who is himself a differently abled person, who at present is the Chairman of State High Level Committee of the Association.
Large hearted people are requested to join this noble cause and serve the society. They may please contact the Association functioning at the following address,- M-10,19th Avenue, Ashok Nagar, Chennai – 600 083.Phone: 044 - 24890665