Pahela Kadam is a school run for the special children (Intellectual Disability (ID)), Hearing Impaired (HI), Visual Impairment (VI), and Physically Challenged Children (Divyaang)) at Dist. Dhanbad, in the state of Jharkhand, India. The School is a venture of the Narayani Charitable Trust Dhanbad.
The organisation started its first school from the Secretary house with two children, where one of her own son is suffering from MR (mental retardation). Touched by her son’s life, she motivated to start a special school for the special children. Slowly, many people became aware about her noble work. It’s really rejuvenated the hopes and dreams of parents with special children. Being inspired by Mrs. ANITA AGARWAL many families started to send their children at her school. Over the years after her long perseverance, resolution and determination Pahela Kadam School connected with many NGOs, Corporate PSUs & Successfully organized many events for development of children with disabilities. Our Pahela Kadam Special School is running its campus with more than 150 children with various kind of disabilities along with very poor and marginalised family background.
At Pahela Kadam, we firmly believe that educated, literate ad well-informed children are the foundation stone of any civilised community. We are committed to enrich the quality of life of the children with disabilities by ensuring right learning ambience, training and required therapies. Pahela Kadam School mission is to create an integrated school in field of disability wherein the potential of the individuals can be achieved by learning, training and practicing. Our emphasis is on education for all regardless of cast, creed, race, religion and ethnicity. We welcome every children with disability of different socio-economical backgrounds, family structures and beliefs. We educate and empower children with special needs to live life with dignity and pride!