SUMANAHALLI

SUMANAHALLI

Vishwanadaadhan, Magadi Road, Bangalore
Phone: 08023485317
Email: director@sumanahalli.net
www.sumanahalli.net

Started at the request of the then Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri Devaraj Urs . A project of the Archdiocese of Bangalore since 1977, involving several religious congregations and laypersons, the sumanahalli is involved with all aspects of leprosy care like Survey, early detection through Survey, Health Education, Treatment, and Vocational training C.B.R for other disability and Reaching out to the whole of South India. The first batch of patients was received in March 1978 after a detailed Medico-social Evaluation Survey .Educational programme for children and the adults started in 1986.Training sections were opened to offer training to cured persons in 1985.Ave Maria Home for the residential programme was constructed in 1995.CBR Project for the other Disabilities in2003.Garment Unit started in 2005.New school building in 2006.

Main Activities: Identifying new cases of leprosy & People with disabilities through household, school and community surveys. Creating awareness about leprosy and disabilities and Disabled persons through educational programmes based in schools, community and institutions- Those affected by Leprosy and Disabilities without any distinction of age, sex, religion, caste or social status. Priority is given to those from the project area allotted to it. Their children and other family members can benefit at least from certain aspects of the project like education and job opportunities. Selected People were given vocational training and Job opportunities in the Center. Giving Health Education to the patients/family members/community through talks, discussions and audiovisuals.
Conducting orientation program to the staff at PHC level .

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