The Chingari Trust Rehabilitation Centre, funded by the Bhopal Medical Appeal provides rehabilitation to children affected by the gas or water contamination caused by the 1984 Union Carbide gas tragedy. The children who come to Chingari have a range of psychological and physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy, delayed speech and language developments, sensory integration […]
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Cricket loving Sachin lost the use of his legs after drinking contaminated water in Bhopal. Rashida Bee, a survivor of the gas disaster, lost 6 of her family members on the terrible night of December 2nd 1884. She has spent every day since asking Union Carbide to take responsibility for the water and soil contamination […]
A look at one day in the life of the Chingari Rehabilitation Centre. The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds this facility which gives treatment to the second and third generation sufferers of Union Carbide’s poisons- which Dow Chemical still refuses to acknowledge any liability for. Video by Nicolas Ferras & Tabish
In India, Children’s Day is celebrated on the 14th of November, the birthday of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. For this celebration the Chingari Clinic organised a day of sports events and games for the children. First was the spoon race. In this race, a spoon with a potato on is kept in the mouth of each […]
Nine year old Zaid has recently undergone an operation funded by the Chingari Trust. We are pleased to report that everything is going well with his recovery. The operation will allow compression on his spine to slowly be released and hopefully Zaid will start walking in the next few months.