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  • Jul, 18, 2021

Disability Support to Marginalized Mushahar Families

JWAS led and implemented disability support intervention to the people with disabilities
under the targeted families of Breaking the Bond (BtB) Program in 2020. The Ross
Foundation funded through the Street Child of Nepal (SCoN) for the provision of
disability rehabilitation and treatment for the Marginalized Mushahar families that
acknowledged as a core target beneficiaries including Education, Life skills and
livelihood promotions.

JWAS has already commenced addressing the fundamental rights of children of the
Musahar community in Province 2, southern plain of Nepal. One of the crucial needs of
those children is therapeutic and rehabilitative services required for the betterment of
quality life of people with disabilities, focusing on children with disabilities.
The Major components of the project are deliver quality physical rehabilitation services
(physiotherapy, assistive devices and mobility aids) as per the requirement and
prescription from the rehabilitation professionals, organization of camps at the
community level, Eye and Ear treatment, support through the specialized hospital and
centers, corrective and reconstructive surgeries from the specialized hospital,
counselling and referral services.