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AMBA uses tech to empower those with intellectual disabilities

June 22, 2016

Chennai-based organization AMBA uses an adaptive training methodoloy to empower adults with intellectual disabilities.

Using information technology, it trains them in back-office operations such as data entry, enabling them to earn a sustainable livelihood. Founder Sugandha Sukrutaraj says that intellectually disabled people are often regarded as burdens, but by focusing on their potential and strength, they can become independent and contribute to society.

AMBA is also sharing their methodology and framework with institutions working with people with disabilities. They have over 225 partner centres across India. AMBA has been recognised by the United Nations and it has impacted over 6,000 people.

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