for differently abled and dropouts (SRBC)
Due to poor socio-economic condition
of the marginalized population of Perambalur,
majority of their children are often discouraged
to attend schools and compelled into a life of
labor or caring for their young ones. Some differently
abled children have spent their life pathetically
in their home itself without having any training
or education. DAWN through community awareness
campaigns are able to motivate parents of the
children to realize the importance of education
and send their children to schools regularly.
DAWN trust is running residential
School for differently abled and dropouts (SRBC)
centre at Yasanai in Perambalur district of Tamil
Nadu under SSA. It is an education and training
centre for the disadvantaged and marginalized
children especially differently abled children,
equipping them with formal and non formal education
and training for sustainable livelihood. DAWN
organized seven school for dropouts in Alathur
Block. 135 dropout students were trained in our
school and enrolled in regular school.
DAWN would assist the teachers
in schools in educational enhancement activities
for the children from 3-14 years of age specifically
in the areas of basic subjects ,enhancing creativity
and physical excercise.
Regularly teaching/training the
children in the schools.
Creating a playful environment and enhance the
creativity of the children through painting, playing
games, singing etc.
Physiotherapy, occupational therapy
Ensuring regular health check up
Creating basic hygiene awareness amongst children
on a regular basis for healthier living.
Pre vocational training
Parental counseling and training
Care Crèche (Day Care Centre)
The Mother’s care crèche
is created as a focal point for helping working
women at the community level including nutritional
supplements, training basic skills to children
below six years of age.
The center is located within
the town itself and also serves as the meeting
place for women’s groups and mother’s
clubs for promoting awareness and joint action
for child development and women’s empowerment.
Personal attention and care to
the children coming to the center.
Preparing and feeding the children a nutritious
Creating a colorful and enjoyable environment
for the children with games, stories and other
Developing the fine motor and gross motor skills.
Emotional support and counseling.
The primary purpose of vocational
training is to prepare individuals especially
the youth and women for the world of work and
make them employable for a broad group of occupation.
The main vocational training schemes comprises
of Medical Laboratory Technician and Beautician
course, Candle making, Chalk piece, Phenol, Camphor
making etc. DAWN Trust has been providing vocational
training for SHG women and youth under Mahalir