AIM of AWWA
The aim of the Army Wives Welfare Association is to support and enhance the official welfare efforts within the army, focusing especially on the welfare of families, children and widows of all ranks and retired personnel of the army and also to take active part in the activation of central and state governments in their efforts towards national re-construction aimed at improving the living conditions of rural poor amongst the above category of persons and protecting the human rights violation of the army personnel and their families.
ASHA means Hope. Asha School, Kolkata for the challenged children was established on 22 Sep 1992 under parent NGO AWWA Eastern Command. The aim of the institution is to help the children with various disabilities by providing them with skill so that they can stand on their own feet and be a useful learning member of the society.
At present there are seventy two students with various disabilities like Cerebral Palsy, Mental retardation, Autism, Hearing Impairment and multiple disabilities who undergo regular education and therapy; in addition there are twenty four very young children who are managed under the early intervention programme as they are too young for on