Prabh Aasra, aims help individuals with persistent and serious mental illness to develop the emotional, social and intellectual skills needed to live, learn and work in the community with least amount of professional support. Our goal would not be possible without moral and financial support of our revered donors. Through the philanthropic support of our community of donors we can reach to higher levels of excellence in rehabilitation, medical care, education of the residents living in our Society.
Since the inception in the year 2004, 1618 inhabitants were admitted to Society, out of which 1059 have been reunited with their families. As on date 370 residents including 9 infants are living in Prabh Aasra. Their daily needs, food, medicine, clothes, hygiene is taken care of because they are not able to take care of themselves being either mentally/physically challenged or lost their mental balance due to stress, depression, extreme cruelty, social injustice or torture.
In 2017, 170 new admissions were made to the Society. They have been brought for admission by various Government Agencies such as District Child Protection Officer, District Social Security Officer, SDM, Panchayats, Municipal Committees, Police Personnel’s, Hospital Authorities and Volunteers of Society. The new entrants are comprised of 58 males, 70 females, 21 male children and 21 female children.
To make the missing or abandoned resident of Society to rejoin his family, every effort is made to trace the families of the inhabitants and send them to their homes. During the period under report 111 inmates, comprising of 37 males, 43 females, 15 male children and 17 female children, were reunited to their families.
Education and Vocational Training
Twenty-four children have been admitted to various schools of the town for education. Teachers have been engaged to take the tuition of these children after their school hours in the Padiala Ashram. Apart from them, special children are studying in Special Schools at Ludhiana, Faridkot, Patiala and Chandigarh. Vocational Teachers have been employed by the Society. They teach vocational crafts to the inmates who have improved their health and are able to learn crafts. The inhabitants prepare candles, toys, tapestry items and painting, wall hangings etc.
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