Hand-in-taking of ECCD centres

    May 18th, 2021

    Official hand-in-taking of the accessible adaptation at Samteling ECCD centre, Sarpang was carried out. Some of the adaptation includes constructions of ramps, toilet retrofitting and installation of railings. Teaching materials, intervention toys and educational charts were also handed over to the center.   With this, all the five project... readmore

    May 18th, 2021

    Self-care and self-esteem training to 42 parents of children with and without disabilities completed at Toebisa, Barp and Guma Gewogs in Punakha. readmore

    Tailoring training completed at Chukha

    April 30th, 2021

    The 7 beneficiaries at Chukha Dzongkhag completed the basic tailoring training today, trained by Ms. Sangita Subba. 4 of them will be going back home to start a small scale business while the other 3 will be attached at the tailoring shops for an internship of 1 month.  ... readmore

    Giving back to the community!

    April 29th, 2021

    The beneficiaries from Chukha who are undergoing tailoring training, stitched 27 numbers of masks and donated it to Gedu Higher Secondary School.   In addition, on 6th April, the formal hand-in-taking of accessible adaptation of ECCD centres at Chukha was also organized. Ramps, railings, footpath, accessible toilet are some... readmore

    Disability assessment camp at Sarpang

    April 20th, 2021

    7 days disability assessment camp completed at Sarpang just before the Southern Districts lockdown. More than 200 beneficiaries from 11 Gewogs were assessed by an Audiologist and Physiotherapist from CRRH Gelephu and Sarpang Hospital. The team also carried out the assessment through home visits for persons with severe disabilities... readmore

    Distribution of Hearing Aids

    April 19th, 2021

    The distribution of Hearing Aids to 52 beneficiaries completed in 5 gewogs of Dagana (Tseza, Tashiding, Drujegang, Tsangkha & Laja). The beneficiaries were identified, assessed and screened based on severity during the 2nd phase disability assessment camp last year on November by the Audiologist, JDWNRH and ENT, Dagana.  ... readmore

    Outreach programme at Trashigang

    April 19th, 2021

    Ability Bhutan Society team at Trashigang has conducted 2nd phase life skill development orientation to 6 children with disabilities in Udzorong with support from Dr. Thinley Dorji, Senior Medical Officer, Kanglung. Some of the areas of focus were motor development, communication, social skills, activities of daily living, etc. Parents/caregivers... readmore

    Disability Assessment Camp at Sakteng, Trashigang

    March 17th, 2021

    Disability assessment camp was held at Sakteng, Trashigang today and 55 persons with disabilities were assessed by Physiotherapist, Ophthalmologist, Audiologist, ENT Technician and Eye Technician. Based on the need and severity, around 6 beneficiaries were screened for assistive devices. The assistive devices will be procured with support from ABS/BMZ/DAHW... readmore

    Sensitization to the religious leaders in Punakha

    March 17th, 2021

    Sensitization to the religious leaders from Gasa, Dagana, Tsirang, Wangdue and Punakha was conducted at Punakha to advocate on disability and inclusion. The social model was briefed in order to provide persons with disabilities accessibility in terms of structured accommodation and environment feasibility. The importance of medical studies has... readmore

    Students from PCE visit ABS

    March 15th, 2021

    21 M.Ed students of Inclusive Education from Paro College of Education (PCE) visited Ability Bhutan Society today. It was an opportunity for ABS to interact with them and share our services and experiences. We look forward to working together towards a common goal of “leaving no one behind” readmore