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Akshar Trust: Lend Us Your Ears
Akshar Trust provides education and care to hearing impaired children and guidance to their families. It also trains teachers of the hearing impaired.
Anand Bal Marg Darshan Kendra
This is a community-based child guidance centre that treats children going through emotional turmoil that disrupts learning and progress in life. It also counsels the child’s parents and teachers. The aim is to help deliver psychological care to children and young people who may not be in a position to access help directly.
Bal Bhavan Society - Vadodara
Bal Bhavan - a landmark for children in Baroda - provides children in the age group of 5 to 16 years (both normal and special) with various activities and opportunities to nurture and enhance their creative potential and physical abilities.
Bhasha Research & Publication Centre
Bhasha Research and Publication Centre was founded in 1996 for study, documentation and promotion of marginalized languages and forms of expression. Bhasha stands for ‘voice’ and its special interest is the Adivasis, whose national population is about 87 million, and the nomadic and denotified communities, whose population is estimated at 60 million.
The creation of awareness of heritage and related issues is the focus of Heritage Trust.
Medical Care Centre Trust
The Medical Care Centre Trust was established in 1972 to provide healthcare services to the weaker sections of society, especially children in the age group of 0-16 years. What started as a children's hospital has expanded into a large institution.
Vadodara Centre for Animal Rescue & Emergency (VCARE)
The main aims and objectives of VCARE are prevention of acts of cruelty to animals and securing their health, safety and welfare.
One of the oldest NGOs in Vadodara, V-One Society was established in 1972 to work towards the rehabilitation of an increasing number of the physically handicapped in the city and help them become useful citizens and participate in as many activities as they can.