Welcome to ASRA
‘Action for Self Reliance and Alternatives’ (ASRA) is a charitable Trust founded in 1992 with Ms. Vandna Mishra as its Founder and Managing Trustee. Located in New Delhi, ASRA strives for equalization of opportunities, focusing on the inclusive and comprehensive rehabilitation of Persons with disabilities and marginalized segments of society, living primarily in slums and resettlement colonies. It works towards enhancing their awareness and meeting their medical, social, psychological, vocational and economic needs, leading to self-reliance. ASRA creates awareness that there is life after disability through proper rehabilitation and it promotes the concept of disability prevention through creating awareness on health, implementation of service delivery program through its permanent building called ASRA Rehabilitation and Training Centre (hereafter called ARTC) at Uttam Nagar and through the Community based Rehabilitation (hereafter called CBR) which is its outreach program. The ARTC also houses ASRA Intervention, Recreation and Therapy Centre (AIRTC) for children with intellectual disabilities associated with physical / speech & Hearing impairments.
ASRA follows two fold approach for rehabilitation of persons with disabilities i.e. Institution Based approach through ARTC and Community Based approach through its CBR program.