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Purpose of the Study: The case study aims to review the outcome of the SPARSH project in getting a better quality of life for the deaf–blind through NGO intervention. Deaf-blind are those vulnerable children suffering from the absence of hearing and eyesight. This study considers children with varying degrees of vision and hearing loss. It reviews the support system offered by the external trainers and facilitators in transforming the lives of the subjects. It is a case study conducted on children from the city of Thiruvananthapuram based on their stories of transformation.
Design/Methodology/Approach: The Study explores first-hand information based on the cases of the beneficiaries through their real-life experiences to assess the intervention and effectiveness of the SPARSH project on their empowerment. The researcher used an interview schedule to gather data from the parents of the beneficiaries.
Result and Outcome of the Study: The study describes the effectiveness of the SPARSH project in improving the quality of life of deaf-blind children. It explores the various interventions used to empower the deaf–blind children by training them to face their physical challenges.
Originality/Value: This paper presents a couple of case studies by exploring the real-life experiences of beneficiaries concerning the intervention carried out under the SPARSH project.
Paper Type: A Case Study