Sensitization to the religious leaders

    July 8th, 2021

    Sensitization to the religious leaders and monks in disability and social inclusion was conducted at Pema Lhendrup Chorkholing and Jigmechoeling in Sarpang. It was an interactive and informative session for the participants. Handbooks were also shared for information. Supported by Ability Bhutan Society, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and... readmore

    Self care and self esteem training at Chukha

    July 8th, 2021

    Self care and self esteem training completed in Darla and Chapcha Gewogs under Chukha Dzongkhag, facilitated by the Physiotherapist. Parents and caregivers are the most important people who can have a beneficial influence on children. Their involvement is critical since they are the ones who spend the most time... readmore

    Resignation of Executive Director

    July 6th, 2021

    On June 30, 2021, Mr. Ugyen Wangchuk, the former Executive Director of Ability Bhutan Society, officially resigned. Mr. Ugyen was a driven leader who was committed to bringing ABS to the rest of the country. He was committed to assisting those in need and would connect with many stakeholders... readmore

    FINALLY A HOME FOR BUKU AND HER FAMILY!

    July 5th, 2021

    We are really glad to inform that the construction of a new house for Buku’s family in Shongphu gewog under Trashigang Dzongkhag has been finished, thanks to the public’s support. Buku can now live peacefully with her two children (Yongmin and Karma Gyeltshen) in a setting that is accessible... readmore

    Tailoring training completed at Punakha

    May 25th, 2021

    Basic tailoring training completed at Punakha today. Namgay Tenzin, a recipient, is now able to sow various types of clothes, including tego, gho, kira, curtains, bags, and kuthang. Members of the neighborhood helped him by purchasing his goods. He now works as a tailor in the trainer’s shop. ABS... readmore

    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