NGOENGA SCHOOL FOR TIBETAN CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Jigmat’s is a 13-year-old boy with Multiple Disabilities. He is from a very remote village in Leh, Ladakh. He has a total of eight siblings. His family lives a nomadic life and the entire family’s income is solely dependent on his elder brother’s income, who’s a taxi driver whose monthly income is 5000/-
Jigmat’s currently in Ser-Kong class and in the last two months, he has learned the alphabet’s identification through Indian Sign Language. Recently, we enrolled the child in to sign language class due to his speech impairment.
We noticed that it is important for him to be able to communicate with his peer group and other people in his surrounding environment. Jigmat is sociable and loving. Please support Jigmat so that we will deliver our best services to improve his condition.
Lobsang’s from a remote area of Leh, Ladakh with father Tam Guru working in Airbase as a laborer and her mother as a housewife who takes care of the whole family. The family consists of 7 members with the father as the only earner.
As per her health condition, she’s suffering from a severe mental disorder with profound learning difficulties. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy and hyperactive. She is one of the senior students of this special school. She’s independent but still need guidance in some activities. Apart from that, she’s in good health, loves to sing and listening to music. Your generous support for Lobsang will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: March 8, 1984
Admission No: 38
Tenzin belongs to a family of 7 members including 5 children, 3 girls & 2 boys. His father is a retired serviceman but he is not getting any pension. To sustain the family, parents are involved in petty sweater business that is not sufficient enough to cover the daily requirements. Tenzin is a case of Hemiplegics with Speech impairment. He has profound learning difficulties due to cerebral palsy. He is a quiet, and highly dependent on others. He enjoys the company of other children. We request any generous support and help rendered for this child will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: January 26, 2001
Admission No: 65
Tenzin has two sisters; his parents are farmers in Ladakh. He has learning difficulties with Autism. He likes to play with water and running or walking around. He also likes to hold things which make sound & like to touch smooth surface things. He has profound learning difficulties with hyperactive nature. He’s independent but needs someone to guide. Due to his hyperactive behavior, he needs a constant attention and care. We request any generous support and help rendered for this child will be highly appreciated. Together we can do great things.
Date of Birth: April 5, 1990
Place of Birth: Pokhra, Nepal
Admission No: 7
Tsering’s a semi-orphan child with mother as the only earner of the family. She belongs to a very remote area of Nepal where the child used to stay with her grandfather. She has also severe learning difficulties with a significant behavior problem. She has mild speech problem too. Always cheerful by nature and has the potential to develop both mentally and physically. We request any support towards Tsering will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: May 16, 1999
Place of Birth: Ladakh
Admission No: 87
Sonam is an orphan and physically disabled. His parents have separated and disowned him and left under the care of his aging grandfather aged 66 years then in 2012. His father contributes a meager amount of Rs/- 1,000 per month which was not sufficient for livelihood. He was admitted here on 27th August 2012 in this special needs school with a hope for better treatment, education, and proper nutrition diet without any fee charges from his or any parents.
He can able to walk by himself after getting physical exercises from the Asha military school which his grandfather used to send when he was 10 years old but still he needs someone to assist or guide him on everything and anything. He communicates only with the body gesture and facial expressions. Any generous support towards his welfare will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: Jan 23, 2012
Place of Birth: Dehradun, India
Admission No: 108
Jorden’s staying with his parent. His father is in Army Special Frontier Force and his mother is a housewife. His father is the sole earner in the family. He has Speech and hearing impairment, due to which he cannot speak neither can hear. His family doesn’t have any other support. Due to which they couldn’t afford proper medical treatment and education to their son, they admitted at School, but got admission in Bajaj Institute of Learning for Deaf Children. We request any kind help and generous support rendered for achieving this child’s dream will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: February 2, 2009
Place of Birth: Odisha, India
Admission No: 101
Tenzin’s lives with a family member of six, her father who left home to earn a better income to support his family, the mother is a housewife, their grandmother 82 years old lives with them. One sibling twin and one younger sibling. The whole family solely depends on the income that the father earns. Tenzin has some difficulty with movement and after consulting the doctor, was diagnosed with developmental delay, speech and learning difficulties. Her mother admitted into this special need with a great hope that one day at least she can help herself without depending on anyone. Due to the family’s poor financial status, her parent admitted her to this special needs school with a hope for better education, health, and proper diet and well training. Ngoenga School never charge any kind of fees for admitting a child in school. Hence, we request any generous support and help rendered for this child will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: October 22, 1989
Admission No: 44
Tenzin’s mother is also ill. She has no siblings at all and at present, stays with her uncle. Uncle’s family consists of 13 members with 7 children including her.
She’s born with autism that and is unable to communicate or form relationships with others. When she was admitted at school, she can’t stand without support as she has delayed and unsteady walking. Now she can stand and walk properly. Her speech is observed as quite clear but is often not meaningful at all as her understanding power is very limited. Her wellbeing is taken care her uncle who is a farmer and helpless to consult her congenital abnormality to any doctor as he is financially not possible. We request any generous support and help rendered for achieving this child’s dream will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: January 1, 2004
Admission No: 99
Sherab belongs to a very poor family from a very remote place in Nepal. The main source of income for the family is his mother who sells homemade butter to meet the daily needs. it is impossible for his mother to look after him and to provide good treatment and diet due to poor financial status. He was admitted on 26th May 2015 in this special needs school with the hope for better treatment, education, and proper diet.
About his health, he is facing an epilepsy problem with his both hands and feet are not functioning properly. As a result, he can’t stand well and he limped heavily as he moved. He’s always cheerful by nature. Your generous support will be highly appreciated. “Together we can do great things.”
Tenzin’s from Dekyiling, Dehradun. She’s one of the newest students to join Ngoenga School. Her condition can be broadly classified under “Multiple disabilities”, she was diagnosed with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and Intellectual impairment. She also has problems with speech and sight.
Amongst other difficulties, Nyidon’s eyesight has been a major concern to her Parents. Her eyesight has been deteriorating over years, power of her current spectacles stands at minus 13. Her family has been a great emotional support to her all these years. Until now, she was receiving education and therapy from a private institution from her parents without any other financial support.
Ngoenga School for Tibetan Children with Special Needs offers extensive support and care under one roof such as education, vocational training, foster care, and therapeutic interventions. This was the primary reason her parents enrolled Nyidon in Ngoenga School. Under proper guidance and teamwork, we believe she can improve and achieve favorable outcomes.
Tenzin’s lives with his parents and a younger sister. His father is in the army and his mother stays at home as a housewife. Tenzin’s diagnosed with a severe autism spectrum disorder. He has been delayed development by birth and started his walking at the age of 7. He is unable to express his emotion but he can express his feeling by making sounds when he needs something. He cannot communicate but understands very little. Most of his daily activities are dependent and needs full support and assistant. Due to the family’s poor financial status, his parent admitted him to this special needs school with a hope for better his wellbeing. We request any generous support and help rendered for this child will be highly appreciated. “Together we can do great things”.
Date of Birth: Nov 4, 2000
Ngawang is from a very poor family and his parent does sweater business to run the family which is not sufficient enough for livelihood. This child being the elder one had a delayed birth with convulsions of the whole body observed right after the delivery.
As per his health condition, the child has major problem in speech and vision impairment. On top, he can’t walk at all and always bound by wheelchair. He can show his feelings through expressions and has lumbar scoliosis present. His ADL (Activities of Daily Living) is totally dependent on others, but the best part is he can eat very well. We request any generous support and help rendered for this child will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: Oct 12, 2008
Nyima and her twin sister Sonam were born in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, (Northeast India). Parents are divorced, soon after the birth of the twin, their father left home and the responsibility of raising two special needs children befell solely on their mother. Mother is a farmer and day laborer, so it became increasingly difficult for her to take care of both children and make a living to support her family. She has Sjogren-Larsson Syndrome (SLS), which is a rare autosomal recessive disease. She has no meaningful speech and is wheelchair bounded. She has a major issue of ichthyosis present in her skin and eats well and takes only loose food. However, through extensive physiotherapy at Ngoenga School, Nyima has developed enough strength in her arms to push her wheelchair. This will give her a new degree of independent mobility. She is more active than her twin sister. Despite her disability, she is a happy child who loves to smile and laugh a lot. We request any generous support and help rendered for achieving this child’s dream will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: Nov 29, 2018
Tenzin’s from a small North Indian settlement Lakhanwala. He is the only child to have been admitted to Ngoenga at the young age of 4 (2022). He was diagnosed with Microcephaly and Spastic Quadriparesis in the year 2021. The family’s inability to provide care and support due to their poor socio-economic background has led to his early admission to Ngoenga. The school caters to all his needs and requirements.
His mother suffers from a psychological disorder and his father is a chronic alcoholic, which makes his state very vulnerable and risky. With support from the surrounding neighbors and friends, he was able to get enrolled in Ngoenga School. Meanwhile, he receives foster care, activities, and Physiotherapy. We plan and hope to work holistically to improve his condition.
Date of Birth: March 23, 2005
Admission No: 109
Tenzin’s living with his parent. His father is a farmer, and his mother is a housewife. His father is the only bread earner in the family. He has intellectual impairment. He is doing well in terms of health but has some issues with speaking and hearing. He communicates with sign language. His family doesn’t have any other background support due to which they couldn’t afford proper medical treatment and care for their son.
He was admitted on 20th August 2018 with a hope for better treatment, education, healthcare, and proper diet which the school provided to all other 44 children for free without a penny charge from their parents. We request any generous support and help rendered for achieving this child’s dream will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: October 7, 2003
Place of Birth: Keydong, Tibet
Admission No: 86
Rinzin’s from Tibet, he didn’t have any family members or relatives in India. He has problem of nerve twisting in his both hands and feet in which he is not able to walk or crawl. He can speak little but his understanding power is excellent. He was sent to Ngoenga School with a hope for better treatment, education and care. We request any generous support and help rendered for achieving this child’s dream will be highly appreciated.
Date of Birth: March 8, 1995
Place of Birth: Hanley, Ladakh
Admission No: 50
Tsering’s from remote area of Ladakh, he can’t walk or sit properly and is bound by a wheel chair. His parents are nomads. He is a case of severe quadriplegic cerebral palsy & had knee contractures by birth. He has epilepsy. However, medication succeeded to control major part of his frequent fits. He likes to play with clay and stone. He cannot talk but he can hear very little. His parent admitted at School with the hope for better education, treatment and proper diet. We request any generous support and towards Tsering will be highly appreciated.