KRBAAS helps people with spinal cord injury to lead an active life. We are active in 7 districts of Karnataka – Ramanagara, Mandya, Mysuru, Hassan, Chikkabalapura, Mandya & Chamrajanagara

ABOUT

Karnataka Rajya Bennuhuri Apagatada Angavikalara Sanga (KRBAAS)

We provide PWSCIs (People with Spinal Cord Injuries) mobility, activity and medical intervention

Karnataka Rajya Bennuhuri Apaghatada Angavikalara Sangha (KRBAAS) is a non-profit organization established in 2008 by people affected with Spinal Cord Injury. The primary focus of KRBAAS is to support men affected with spinal cord injury. It is one of the four organizations in Karnataka that works in the area of spinal cord injury. KRBAAS has the expertise and experience in providing in-house rehabilitation using specially designed equipment. KRBAAS is located in Magadi, Ramanagara district and is currently working in 5 districts of Karnataka – Ramanagara, Tumkur, Mysuru, Hassan, and Chikkaballapura . We work for rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Centers (SRC) and Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR)- Strenthening the Community Based Organization- SCBO



OUR VISION

To help PWSCI’s (People With Spinal Cord Injury) to lead a HEALTHY,DIGNIFIED and INDEPENDENT life in Karnataka.

OUR MISSION

Empowering PWSCI's (People With Spinal Cord Injury) to live life to their fullest potential through timely medical intervention and rehabilitation support as well as advocating their rights.



ACTIVITIES



BOARD MEMBERS


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Nagendra Kumar B. N.

Secretary

He was affected by a spinal cord injury, in the year 1992. This motivated him to start an NGO for Rehabilitation of spinal cord injury. He works as a Networking and Advocacy Coordinator. He conducts training and camps by coordinating with other NGO’s and Governments Departments. He is a problem solver and guide to the organization. In the year 2018-19, he was awarded the State Disability Award from Government of Karnataka

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Seetharam T.

President

He met with a spinal cord injury at the age of 28.He is an international sports person in wheel chair tennis.He worked as a president og the orhganization from 2010-11.He was awarded “Ekalavya” a prestigious award from Government of Karnataka.

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K. Vinayaka Rao

Director

He is the Resource Mobilizer of KRBAAS. He got spinal cord injury due to the electric shock in the year 1996. Now he is the president of Sevabarathi and he was also motivated to start on sevadhama Rehabilitation in Kokkada village, Belatangadi taluk, Dakshina Kannada district. He was basically from business background; he has completed a diploma in Electronics. He has leadership qualities and runs the organization.

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Mr. Bhasker Sharma

Director

After 32+ years in the IT industry along with over 8 years experience in non-profit organisations as a volunteer, fund raiser and trustee, in 2014, I decided to make a career shift and use my technical and management experience to contribute full time in the social sector. Post a 2.5 years stint as India and APJ CSR lead for Dell Technologies I am now mentoring a couple of social entrepreneurs and volunteering/consulting with non-profits working in education, skilling and disability.

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Narasimamurthy B C

State Convener

Currently working As State Coordinator in Govt. Program- before he is worked in Livelihood Program ,Samarthanam Organization & APD . 15 Years Experience in Disability Sector. he had huge Experience in Spinal Cord Injury Program.

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Mrs, Lalitha B

Organizing Secretary

She Had 10 Years experience in Spinal Cord injury Disability and total 15 Years Experience in disability sector.

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Guruprasad.

Joint Secretary

Guru has directed and managed all education programs of APD Institutional, Districts and RSOs to ensure efficient, effective & appropriate education opportunities for children with disabilities to achieve inclusion in society. He is involved in Resource Support to Organizations to promote disability development work in Karnataka both in institutions and communities through NGOs and other bodies. Over the years, he has participated in several symposia and presented papers on CBR approaches & practices, promotion of inclusion of persons with disability. He has also facilitated various training programs on development, project planning and Monitoring & Evaluations. He also serves as a guest lecturer for CBR courses at the Bangalore University through the CBR network. Guru is a Common Purpose graduate and a leader in the Landmark Forum

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Shivasundar

Treasurer

he is expert in HR Profession. and he had 5 Years experience in Social Service sector . currently in KRBAAS he managed Treasurer role. his Experience is most helpfull for our Organization.







Advisory Panel


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Chandrashekar

Working for Disability Sector since 11 Years

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Muniraju N

Working and Connected with KRBAAS Since 12 Years and working for Disability sector from 15 Years

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Harish Rao

Working and Connected with KRBAAS Since 12 Years . he Himself Spinal Cord Injury.






TEAM MEMBERS


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Praveen G., Manager

Mr. Praveen is the MSW Master Degree holder. After he finished his education career he immediately joined to KRBAAS as Program Coordinator in July 2015. During the initial stage, he handled several jobs in our organization. He conducts training, camps and coordinates with our filed staffs and other NGO’s and government departments. He maintains the records and Updates the data in MIS software regarding all programs and daily activates of therapy. He had leadership qualities to run the organization. He is very passionate about Social work with a community organization. Then in 2019 January, he got Promotion as Operations Manager (OM) in the Organization and he moved from Program to Organization development (OD) and Fundraising Part. And also he Completed Counseling Certificate course from Mangalore University. He had huge experience in handling the team, attended the 1 National level seminar and 2 State level seminars

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Mariyappa . Ass.Physiotherapist

He is come from the Gadag district and completed his Secondary Education In Gadaga Dist., then he has taken a therapy course at APD soon after that he Joined KRBAAS working as Physiotherapist. Last year he promoted as Ass. Physiotherapist.

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Mr. Vijay Kumar A. M., Rehab therapist

Vijay Kumar A.M is the therapist of the KRBAAS he joined in July 2019. He has come from Davanagere district and he completed PUC Education in Davanagere. After he joined to APD’s CCCG (Certificate Course in Care Giving) form the RCI recognized course. When he completed the course he joined KRBAAS. Now he is working in Our Social Rehabilitation center and handling Daily Therapy, Dressing, and other required management work for the Organization. Contact Details: 9108563938 e- Mail- 777vijayvirat@gmail.com

Ms. Veena B K- Accountant & Admin

She is Veena B K, am basically from Kunigal. I complete my B.Com at Gurushree College of Commerce and Social Work, Tumkur University in the year of 2018. I Have 1 year of working experience at swiftech in accounts department.Bangalore

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Tejas G S - Manager

He is a Msw Graguate from Tumkur university. currently he is working as Program Manger. he is Completed MSW in 2019. after his graguation he joined Sahara Credit Cooperative Bank, tumkur as a AJCW. he also studied Compitative exams 3 Years.

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Nagrathna

she is working as Admin- APPI program. she is Completed PU education in Kunigal. she had expeience in Accounts Billing ection in Jemini Dying & printing, Bangalore. currently she Maitain the Office Administration.

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Sujeetha Rameshvaran- Physio Therapist

BPT- Physiotherapist She is from Sathyamangalam, erode district, Tamil nadu.. she did bachelor's degree in Coimbatore with 6 months Practical in KG HOSPITAL. she had one year experience from Christian medical college vellore.she joined KRBAAS as Physiotherapist from july 2021.






PARTNERS

We express our gratitude to our partners:

1. Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative 

34 Doddakannelli, Next to WIPRO Corporate Office, Sarjapur Road,

Bengaluru 560035, Karnataka


1. The Association of people with Disability (APD)

6th Cross, Hutchins Road, Off.Hennur Main Road, Lingarajapuram,

St.Thomas Town Post, Bangalore- 560084


2. Dhwani Foundation

Nirvana, # 329, 18th Cross, Ideal Homes Layout- Phase 1,

Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore - 560 098


3. Disability NGO Alliance (DNA)

C/O 6th Cross, Hutchins Road, Off.Hennur Main Road, Lingarajapuram,

St.Thomas Town Post, Bangalore- 560084


4. Sevabharathi 

Kanyadi Village. Dharmasthala Road.

Belthangady Tq. D K - 574216

 




AWARDS










OUR PROGRAMS


Two Major Program

          1. Rehabilitation of Person with Spinal cord Injuries –with Two  interventions

         a)      Community-Based Rehabilitation  (CBR)

         b)      Social Rehabilitation Center (SRC)

 2.       Strengthening the District level Association (SCBO ) 





SUCCESS STORIES


 INTRODUCTION

Success Story -1

 INTRODUCTION

Sudeep is a 31-year-old, he plays a very important role in his family, he is the Main Person that earns money to support the whole family. He is living with Mother, Brother, and sister in law. He was from Kanuganahalli Village, KR Nagar Taluk, Mysore District. Brother is a Farmer and family is also engaged in agricultural work. His hobbies are swimming, cycling, climbing a tree. He has completed Primary school in his Native, and he later dropout education. He was physically fit like others. He was 24 years old when he met with a fall from a coconut tree. He was unconscious could not move lower limbs with the spinal cord injury accidents, he becomes bedridden. He soon lost his hope, desire to live but the Family had not lost hope and had an admitted him to Krishna Raja Hospital at Mysore. The Treatment was not helpful, after 14 days at a local hospital, there was no obvious improvement, and they had spent a lot of money but had lost hope.


INTERVENTION

After the recommendation of the Karnataka Rajya Bennuhuri Apagatada Angavikalara Sanga® (KRBAAS) Fieldworker visited his home and convinced to take 20 days of SRC. The family admitted him on 1st-may-2017. He was admitted at the Magadi Social Rehabilitation Centre (SRC). He was regular with his Therapy and Learnt all the Activity of Daily Living skills(ADLs) without any assistance, Livelihood training, Recreational Games for persons with Spinal cord injuries(PWSCI’S) try to Motivate accessibility support on home-based, and was counseled and given Mobility aids to then it’s given him confidence to lead on independent life.

  

OUTCOMES

After discharge, he was admitted to JSS Hospital at Mysore. KRBAAS became a role model in K R Nagar Taluk; he refers some patients to KRBAAS Rehabilitation Centre. Through the KRBAAS Advocacy, he got 3% grants from the gram Panchayath, and he also got Governments schemes home level accessibility (Toilet and Parallel bars). Then he started own Pigeon Farming and Sheep Farming, this improved his economic states and he became Independent.


CONCLUSION

The family feedback was the support of KRBAAS was appreciated, this has given them hope and aspiration, they have appreciated the love, care, affection, and support, his family is very happy to see him confident. He also very happy and made new friends and he is today independent to face life.


Success Story -2


Hanumanthraju is a 32-year-old. He plays a very important role in his family, he is the bread earner of the family. He is living with his wife and children, he is from Kulavanahalli (village), Nelamangala (Taluk), Bangalore (District). He was a driving background, and his family was also a daily wage worker. When he was 30 years old. He met with an RTA (Road Traffic Accident), he damaged his Spinal cord and he became bedridden and soon lost his hope desire to live, He was admitted to Bowring Hospital at Bangalore the Treatment was not helpful.

After the KRBAAS Intervention to take Social Rehabilitation center (SRC). After the admitted rehabilitation at Magadi (v) Ramanagara (D) He was regular with his Therapy and Learnt all the Activity of Daily Living Skills (ADLS) without any Assistance. Try to motivate Accessibility supported on Home-based and was counseled and given Mobility aids. They give him the confidence to lead an independent life.

Through the KRBAAS Advocacy he got 3% grants from the Gram Panchayath. Currently, he is working has a self-employee driver with Modified Auto. Family feedback KRBAAS support was appreciated, this has given them hoped and aspiration. 




PAPER CUTTINGS







CAREERS


Title of Job: - Program Manager - APPI Reporting to: - Program Director The Purpose of the job is to: - To lead a team of Direct Field Staff (DFS) and successfully achieve the results of the APPI – KRBAAS Community Based Organization (CBO) Program as per the Grant Milestones set under the Grant Agreement. The Duties and Responsibilities are: ● To focus on CBO work like District level Meeting, Advocacy efforts, Training and leadership building etc at the Taluk/ District Level identified under the agreement. ● To strengthen the federation activities by Networking with other Organizations, Hospitals & Govt. Departments. ● Develop and publish the CBO program and activity at identified Taluk/ District level. ● Ensure that the client/ stakeholder data collected and maintained confidentially. ● Counselling, Educating and Developing Teams/Groups and strengthen Voluntarism at the grassroots level. Creating awareness on Spinal Cord Injury & their Rights in the community. ● Organizing the Capacity Building Training & Awareness building Rally’s. ● Accompany DFS from time to time during door to door visits for Identification & Follow up of clients. ● Support the Program Director to prepare required reports on a regular basis (Weekly/ Monthly/ Quarterly, etc.) ● Support the Program Director to prepare presentations to all relevant stake holders and help in presenting the same. ● Leading, Guiding, Directing and Motivating DFS on a regular basis. ● Support the Program Director to monitor budget spend is as per program objective and alert all stakeholders in case any deviations/ discrepancies are noticed. ● Actively participate in Program evaluation process and provide inputs to improve the overall effectiveness of the Program. Desired Candidate Profile: a) Demonstrated skills in leadership, program management and team management b) Ability to work independently while at the same time being a team player e) Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in written, oral and presentation skills in English and Kannada. f) Ability and willingness to travel min 5 days a month g) Sound knowledge of computer applications. h) Passionate about working for social causes and making an impact in the social sector. Candidate Requirements: - Graduate/postgraduate in Social Work/Management. - 4 years proven experience in NGO with at least years in program management and team lead role - Experience of working in the disability sector preferably in the area of physical disability If interested apply to kssassociation@gmail.com with the name of the position in the subject line.




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Account Number: 31585488295

Bank: State Bank of India

Branch: Chamrajapete

IFSC Code: SBIN0005794

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KRBAAS Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Center

ADDRESS

Karnataka Rajya Bennuhuri Apagatada Angavikalara Sanga (KRBAAS), Social Rehabilitation center. Opp.Taluk Office, B K Road, Magadi Town, Ramanagara District - 562120 Karnataka

PHONE

9740454358, 8029551107

EMAIL

kssassociation@gmail.com