Deepa academy for the differently abled was initiated with an intention to educate the visually challenged children and to make them self reliant in their lives with this objective started a English medium residential high school for visually impaired girls it was the first of its kind in the state.
The academy started the following the state syllabus under which the students began to learn
Subjects like English Kannada Hindi Economics Political Science and Social science apart from these subjects for the overall development of the students they were taught computers using the JAWS and NVDA software’s, orientation and
mobility and under the co-curricular activities Music Dance and theater and handicraft classes were conducted.
The Highly talented students of our academy who completed their Rangapravesham in Bharathanatyam Had opportunities to travel across U.S.A Twice performing more than 100 programmes and raised funds to the academy and enabling the organization to purchase a 5 Acre of land at DEVI DHAMA Bhogahapura Chamarjanagara Taluk ChamarajanagraDistrict. Here in the purchased land the academy built a school Building with unique Classrooms and started a primary school for visually impaired children which was also first of its kind in Chamarajnagar District. Facilitating the visually impaired children to study at the school.
Till today the organization has been instrumental in providing education for more than four hundred students by providing them free education lodging, boarding and clothing and medical and all the supportive services with the help of various Philanthropists and social organizations. At present The Deepa academy for the differently abled is sheltered 85 visually challenged children under which 50 children are studying at primary levels, 30 children at High school levels and 20 students at the college levels. The organization has long way to go in its journey to strengthen the Deprive and weaker section of the society and make them fruitful citizens of our country