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Palliative Care Day Celebration

15

Jan 2021

Palliative Care
Day Celebration

Akkara Foundation Centre for Child Development & Pain and Palliative Care has celebrated Kerala Palliative Care Day on 15th January, 2021 at Chembarika Beach with the Patients and their families. Mrs. Zulekha Mahin was the Chief Guest of the program.

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Functional Inauguration

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Jan 2020

Functional Inauguration

Kumbol Ali Thangal and Muliyar Panchayat President Khalid Bellippady inaugurated the Institute for Child Development under the Kotoor-based Akkara Foundation. A physiotherapy unit with modern amenities, has been established by the initiative of Akkara Foundation which has been working for the benefit of the physically and mentally challenged since last one year. All facilities, such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, aquatic therapy, suspension therapy, psychotherapy, counseling, special education, advanced assistive technology and Montessori school will be established in the near future. Muliyar panchayat president Khalid Bellipady and former Uduma Constituency MLA Kunhiraman hoisted the flag and read the preamble of the Constitution and expressed the solidarity and respect to the Constitution of India. Former Uduma constituency MLA K V Kunhiraman, Muliyar panchayat vice president Geetha Gopalan, panchayat ward member M Madhavan, professor MA Rahman, Social activist KB Mohammed Kunhi, Kollambaady Abdulkhadar Saadi, Health Inspectors Suresh and B Ashraf, Abey Kuttiyanam, B C Kumaran, Siraj Faizy, Aziz Ashraf Panathur greeted the audience. District President of the Child Protection Team Moideen Poovadka thanked the congregation.

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Boating on Palliative Day

15

Jan 2020

Boating on Palliative Day

The Akkara Foundation, headquartered in Kottur, Muliyar, conducted boating with patients under the palliative wing. Thirty-five patients including cancer, paralysis, cerebral palsy, autism, kidney problems and patients with geriatric disease along with foundation workers, boated for hours.

For the first time in their life, many enjoyed boating and sailing. For a while they forgot all the pain and hardships.

The team was led by Mohammed Yasir, Project Manager of Akkara Foundation, Palliative Leader Moideen Poovadka, Palliative Nurse Padmini, Physiotherapist Jinil, Nikhil, Social Worker Jobin, Volunteers Maqsood Poovadka and Shamsudhin.

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State School Kalolsavam Visti with Palliative Patients

30

Nov 2019

State School Kalolsavam Visti
with Palliative Patients

Akkara foundation palliative wing visited Kerala State School Kalotsavam 2019, Kanhangad and visited Exhibition Centre and drama stage. 12 patients along with their families, staff of Akkara foundation and volunteers of NSS Volunteers from LBS Govt. College of Engineering and Social Work Trainees from St. Joseph’s college Pilathara spend a day in Kalolsavam Nagar. It was a memorable event for the patients who were restricted in a room.

 

 

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Formation of Spastic Association of Kasaragod

1

Nov 2019

Formation of Spastic Association of Kasaragod

Spastic Association is the official fellowship program of Cerebral Palsy affected people of Kasaragod district which is an independent body and established under the initiative of Akkara Foundation. Presently Akkara Foundation act as the advisory committee of the Kasaragod district Spastic Association. The main aim of the association is to improve the socio-economic status and to ensure the rights of the Cerebral Palsy affected people.

A Youth Wing of the Spastic Association has been formulated at the occasion.

 

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First Annual Day Celebration

1

Nov 2019

First Annual Day Celebration

The First Annual Day celebrations of Akkara Foundation was held on 3rd November, 2019 at KALP School Kotoor with a public meeting with the presence of Mrs. Geetha Gopalan, Vice President of Muliyar Grama Panchayat, Akkara Mohammed Abdul Aziz, the Chairman of Akkara Foundation and other dignitaries of Kudumbasree in Muliyar  Panchayath attended the celebration. Mrs. Aruni Chandran Kadakam, a writer were honoured in this auspicious occasion for their newly published book named “Petu Novozhiyathe”. Also District School Kalolsavam best actress Kumari Sreya Peethambaran were honoured in this occasion.

After that an awareness class were conducted to the parents about the growth and development of the children by Mr Jinil Raj J R, Consultant Physiotherapist Akkara Foundation & Ms Elizebath P Paul, Consultant Speech Therapist, Dr. M V Shetty College, Mangalore.

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WORLD CP DAY 2020 OBSERVATION

6

Oct 2019

WORLD CP DAY 2020 OBSERVATION

A Joint meet of Cerebral Palsy Affected people and their family in Kasaragod District were organised on World Cerebral Palsy Day at Kasaragod Municipal Conference Hall. Dr. D Sajith Babu IAS, District Collector Kasaragod, Inaugurated the event. Dr. Arun Ram M V (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist took a guidance class. Dr. Fousad, Ms. Elizebath P Paul (Consultant Speech Therapist, Dr. M V Shetty College Manglore) & Mr. Jinil Raj J R (Chief Physiotherapist, Akkara Foundation) also took the sessions.

Also, a Specially Abled Award was given to Mr. Shaheed Thalangara for his excellence and success in life in the midst of disability. Also, an initial step was taken for the formation of Spastic Association of Kasaragod.

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Medical Camp For Differently Abled At Mogral Puthur

8

Aug 2019

MEDICAL CAMP FOR DIFFERENTLY ABLED AT MOGRAL PUTHUR

Akkara Foundation & FHC (Family Health Centre) Mogral Puthur jointly conducted a Differently-Abled Medical camp at  Mogral Puthur Panchayath. The Camp was conducted at Sirajul Uloom Madrasa, Mogral Puthoor, Kumbala, Kasaragod.

Type of camp: Medical screening camp

Departments

  • General physician
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Audiology
  • Dentistry

Total number of patients: 34  

Report: As per the reports from the disability survey conducted by Akkara foundation social work wing, raised the need for a medical screening camp at Mogral Puthur. Further treatment advice and needed medical support has been done after the camp and detailed discussions with local governing bodies been conducted. Detailed camp report mentioning the type of disability and needed interventions been handed over to authorities.

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Differently-Abled Family Meet

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May 2019

Differently-Abled Family Meet

Mogral Puthur: In cooperation with Akkara Foundation and Family Health Center (FHC) Mogral Puthur the Social work students of Ideal Cherupulassery have conducted the “SNEHA SANGAMAM” family meets for the parents of differently-abled and distribution of Eid dress.

District Panchayath President Shri. A G C Basheer inaugurated the meeting at Krishi Vijnana Kendram, Chowki. He promised to start a rehabilitation center in the panchayath under the Akkara Foundation and provide all financial support. Mogral Puthur panchayat president Shri A A Jaleel presided over the function. He assured that the panchayat is ready to give all the support to Akkara Foundation to assist differently-abled.

Akkara Foundation has distributed Eid dresses for 60 financially backward differently children. Report of Disability survey conducted under Mogral Puthur Panchayat for the past one month handed over to the district panchayat. Akkara Foundation Manager Mohammed Yasir presented the project at the meeting.

Health Inspector B Ashraf welcomed the meeting. Dr. Shameema Tanveer, the Medical Officer of the Chengala, took the class. Hamid Ballur, Medical Officer Nazmin J Nazir, Grama Panchayat members S H Hameed, Prameela, Mahin Kunnil, Masood Bovikanam, and Mohammed Shafi addressed the audience.

Differently-abled parents and social workers participated in the meet. 

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HEALTH AWARENESS SEMINAR AT BOVIKKANAM

03

May 2019

HEALTH AWARENESS SEMINAR AT BOVIKKANAM

The Akkara Foundation and MES College Erumely jointly conducted a half-day awareness class on 03/05/2019 at 9.30 AM with the cooperation of the Mallam Ward Development Committee at B.A.R. Higher Secondary School Bovikanam. The meeting was started on time with a prayer followed by the welcome speech of the convenor of the Mallam ward development committee Mr. Sheriff Kodavanchi. The ward member of the Mallam ward Mrs. Aneesa Mansoor presided the program. Mrs. Jayalakshmi Bhatt the Deputy Collector of Endosulphan inaugurated the function. Mr. M. A. Rahman the Odakkuzhal award winner was the chief guest of the program. Br. Prince the Palliative Nurse of Kozhikode Medical College led the class. Mr. K.B. Muhammed Kunhi The President of HRPM Kasaragod district, Mr. Abdul Gafoor the President of PTA BARHSS, M. Muhammed Yasir the Project Manager of Akkara Foundation, the officials of the Ward Development Committee Mr. B.C. Kumaran, Krishnan Chedikkal, Madhavan Nambiar, Ponnappan, Kudumbasree officials Rishana Mansoor, Lalitha, Mariyam B Khalid, the Social Leaders BK Hamsa, B.M. Haris, K Muhammed Kunhi, Aithappan Ammangode, The Social work trainees Mr. Jobin C. Valsan and Hasan Salim K. C. addressed the audience. The meeting was concluded at 12.00pm.