Animators for Rural Multipurpose Development Society (ARMDS)

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India via kindly anonymous
armds_org [at] yahoo [dot] com

15 to 30 days
Motivated to work with disabled personsCultural sensitiveWilling to transfer knowledge to the staff
On Jan 14 2008 ARMDS opened its Day Care Centre for children with cerebral palsy and mental retardation, supported by the German charity organization Kindermissionswerk and Idhayangal, a UK based organization. For the childrens Daily Living Skills,physiotherapy,electrotheraphy,wax therapy and continuing skill training to the parents are organized regularly.Help and train the Volunteer during rehabilitation activitiesTeach the parents how to deal with their disabled childrenHelp the parents in their support of the children with ADL (Activity Daily Living) skills.Raise awareness in the field of ?prevention of disability? amongst the women?s Self Help Groups and the wider public. Assist during general health checkups focusing on anemia, healthy food habits, water born diseases and personal hygiene and sanitation.
ARMDS offers a simple room at its campus, with toilet and bathroom nearby, opposite the Day Care Center. The daily rent is Rs. 400, including 3 meals and tea at 4 pm. The choice is between homemade Indian meals or Western dish.

Irudayapuram village, Via.Mugaiyur PostThirukovilur Taluk, Villupuram District,Tamilnadu, India, India

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