Deaf and dumb school in Barsi/India
The deaf and dumb school in Barsi was founded about
25 years ago. The bearer is the Indian Red Cross which she
maintains from the base. Besides there were state subsidies
for 65 children. This does not reach of course in front and
behind, and thus the school is dependent extensively on donations.
The catchment area applies more than 150 km in the environs.
The children come – from the age of 4 years – from
the surrounding villages and are recommended mostly by her treating
School boarding school and building were rented till 2004. About
127 schoolboys visited regularly the school, 117 of them lived
in the boarding school. For all schoolboys 14 teachers and 18
other employees were responsible. The living space and school
rooms were very poor, the hygienic relations pathetically, the
life of teachers like children poorly.
In 2005 the deaf and dumb person's school moved in a new building
in Barsi. This stood on a property which had made available the
Today the children learn here tinkering, to times, woodwork and
art-craft activities. Also sport, dance and play belong to the
curriculum. At least they are enabled to talk later to auxiliary
works independently and to earn money.
However, there were no however acoustic hearing aids, linguistic
trainers, computers and fitments. Also a canteen should be built.
After I had introduced in 2004 to our Lions club in a talk of
information the school and had reported about the projects, the
club made available a bigger sum. After an examination by the
LCIF (Lions club International foundation) in the USA the Americans
added the same sum, so that, finally, a sum of 22,200.00 USD
Finally, after overcoming many bureaucratic hurdles the project
was realised. By the inauguration in the 2/5/2007 I was present
as a Past-president.