Anwesha Kolkata

Anwesha Kolkata is a well known organization in the field of disability in West Bengal. It is an organization of parents and well wishers of children and persons with hearing impairment. Few parents looking for answers to children’s inherent issues in different spheres of life – hearing, speech, language, education, socialization and inclusion got together and shared their worries and aspirations and learn from one another. They slowly discovered that together they could be stronger and can help other children and their families with our collective knowledge, skill, experience and understanding.
Through Early Intervention and Preschool Programme deaf child is prepared for formal education and inclusion in the mainstream society.the residual hearing of a deaf child through use of amplification device. In this programme, a child develops listening skills, learns language and develops oral communications skills. Over the years, the child is also introduced to literacy and numeracy. BONDHU is a group of vibrant youths who believe that they have right to enjoy a barrier free life and should be able to enjoy human rights on an equal basis with others. They dream for a society free of discriminations, for people with deafness and for everyone.


The ever-increasing complexities of modern life are creating more problems for the human mind than it can cope with. Mental illness, including addiction and alcoholism, is assuming greater proportions as challenging social problems. Antara is a response to this challenge. It strives to extend a helping hand to the mentally-distressed in ways more than one. It was in response to this alarming situation that Mother Teresa, Dr.Satrujit DasGupta, Mr. P.M. John, Fr. Andrew, Dr.R.B. Davis , , and a few others got together and found-ed Antara Society, with the primary objective of providing care, treatment and rehabilitation to the destitute and very poor persons suffering from mental disorders in-cluding drug addiction and alcoholism.