Society for the Education of the Crippled
(Child & Adult)

Dilip Naikare

An ex-student from Society for the Education of the crippled, passed out School after the completion of 7th grade and was advised to attend a regular school then. Unfortunately due to the lack of basic infrastructure, he enrolled himself in a Vocational training Centre [VTC] that taught him the lessons of Self-sustenance and boosted up his self-esteem in high regards. VTC not only provided guidance for extracurricular activities but also helped him complete his 10th grade successfully and is currently pursing BA with YCMOU. The lessons provided geared up to be the most revolutionary that today Dilip has emerged as determined and fearless making his own living by creating and distributing paper bags and being one of the financial earners in his family.

Sapna Khedekar

On completion of the 7th grade from the Society or the Education of the Crippled, sapna went on in a regular school and completed her SSC as well as junior college but unfortunately pared down as she was unable to cope up with further studies. She was then counseled at the Vocational Training Centre for the Ex-students which helped her for the entrance exam and successfully secure admission for pursuing Graduation under Commerce stream.
Today she stands among those few students who progressed, accomplished and left no stone un turned to for future prosperity.

Rajesh Patil

Rajesh Patil, affected with Polio since childhood, is an ex-student of SEC. With therapy and counseling provided at SEC, he successfully completed his school education and was put in charge of Screen Printing Department run by SEC, which he managed single handedly.

Later, SEC played an important role in realizing his dreams and put him in contact with Orritel Group of Hotels, which is committed to provide equal opportunities to people with different abilities. First appointed as a Store Keeper in the Hotel, due to his hard work and determination he was promoted later as a Kitchen-in-charge.

Inspired by a session on opportunities to continue education through different correspondence Courses such as YCMOU and NIOS, arranged by SEC, Rajesh took up correspondence education to pursue a degree in Commerce, and is presently in the Second Year B. Com from Yashwantrao Chawan Maharashtra Open University.

He is an inspiration to many of our ex-students, who for various reasons had to leave their education midway.

Sugandha Shelar

An ex-student of SEC, Sugandha Shelar, is an ideal example of hard work and sincerity. Coming from a low economic background, Sugandha has seen many upheavals in life at a very young age.

She realized very early that it was imperative for her to work hard to realize her dreams to support her family and improve their standard of living.

After finishing her school she worked at a small scale unit that manufactured lanterns for foreign markets.

Her leadership skills and hard work earned her the position of a Supervisor of the Pasting Department in the Unit.

In order to be updated in technology and to enhance the scope for progress, Sugandha did a course in the Maharashtra State – Certificate in Information Technology (MSCIT), and also took conversational classes in English from a tutor who volunteered to teach her.

Recognizing her skills and abilities, with the assistance provided by SEC, she applied for a job in Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Today she works as a customer service associate in Serco Global Services, a leading global Business Process Outsourcing Provider.

This opening has further assisted her in realizing her dreams and to improve the living standards of herself and her family.