Life At AURA
AURA is an NGO registered with the Directorate of Social Welfare, Province of Sindh. Housed in a custom built, state of Art building in Gulistan e Jauhar Karachi since the year 2000. AURA for Cerebral Palsy has widened its spectrum of services, reaching out to a larger number of affected children and young adults, through its fleet of 10 vans operating in all the areas of Karachi. The children are picked up from their homes in distant areas like Surjani town, Orangi town, Khopra par, Malir, dhobi ghat, Garden, Gulshan e iqbal , Mehmoodabad, Qayummabad , etc.
When they come to AURA, these children are taught to be useful members at home and in society. Paintings and handicrafts are sold and the numeration is given to the children. Currently, AURA has over 80 CP children in an inclusive program along with over 60 state children from low income families. The AURA has a staff of about 40 people including therapists, teachers, attendees and the admin and caretakers.
First Assessment-Therapy (BOBATH Concept)-Hydrotherapy-Rehabilitation Program including Special Education, Vocational Training and recently introduced Inclusive Education Program with the Street Children, are the Primary Services besides the door-to-door Pick & Drop Service.
AURA, being a dynamic institute, keep adding/modifying many other projects to help these differently able persons to get accepted and become an important piece of the fabric of our society.
Regular Field Trips, celebrating all the important events (National/Personal), participating in various events. Special Olympics, Naat/Art/Tableau competitions, Picnic, Independence Day are just a few of the many initiatives that we take to encourage and empower the AURA children to learn and grow.