National Institute for the Deaf (NID)
A Project of Deaf & Dumb Welfare Association
Best Institute for Education of Special Children in Gujranwala
Dr. Nayha Tahir, MD Oncologist, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Fransisco, California (Honorary Member NID)
Introduction of NID Gujranwala
National Institute for the Deaf, Gujranwala is playing a pivotal role in educating and looking after the deaf children of the community. Presently, there are more than 350 deaf children in the institute, the majority of whom are either orphans or very poor. Aside from free educational facilities, they are also helped with free clothing, shoes, medicines, materials for educational and vocational training, and free transport facilities. The monthly expenditure of the institute is more than $6,000, which is mostly managed through voluntary contributions, some subsidy from the government, and a handsome regular amount of contribution, made to the institute, out of the personal sources of the founder of the project. Besides general education, practical training in various handicrafts is also imparted to the children with the purpose of making them productive and well-adjusted members of society. There are 25 qualified teachers in the institute who are very proficient in their jobs and good at imparting instructions with dexterous skills.
Learning Begins With NID
National Institute for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children, a non-profit, tuition-free school located in Satelitte Town, Market District Gujranwala Pakistan, provides a variety of academic and extracurricular programs to deaf and hard-of-hearing children from Nursery to Graduation.