Six Day Indian Army- Spark Minda Foundation Mega Camp for Empowerment of People With Disabilities Concludes at Kupwara
Spark Minda Foundation (SMF) in collaboration with the Indian Army in Kashmir organised a six day Mega Camp at Zangli Garrison, Kupwara from 21 to 26 August 2023 with an aim to empower people with disabilities in the region.
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The objective of the camp was to reach out to the community of Kashmir Valley and provide accessibility to empower them to lead their lives with dignity.
This Camp has already benefited more than 719 people from the valley who were affected by locomotive, speech and hearing disabilities uptil day 5, with more than 300 people reporting on day 6. The Indian Army using its vast network and goodwill spread information about the camp and also brought people with disabilities from various parts of the Kashmir Valley to the Camp set up at Zangli Garrison, Kupwara. This is the second such camp being organized by Indian Army and Spark Minda in the Valley.
People with locomotive disabilities were provided with 16 prosthetic legs and hands, 137 orthotics, 47 crutches, 20 walkers, 67 walking sticks and 132 wheel chairs. People with speech and hearing impairments were provided with 437 hearing aids as on day 5.