Usman’s Story

Usman is 9 years old and has intellectual disability and A.D.H.D. He lives with parents Aamir and Saba in an area of Bhopal close to the site of the abandoned Union Carbide factory, the same place […]

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Disha’s Story

Disha is 18 years old and has been registered at the Chingari Trust since 2014. A popular and well-liked young person, Disha suffers from intellectual disability. The disability affects Disha’s cognitive functioning, such as learning, problem

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Ankada’s Story

Ankada is 19 years old and has been receiving care at Chingari from the age of 6 for hearing impairment. Her late father, Jameel, was a gas survivor. When Ankada first came to Chingari she was

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Ubesh’s Story

Ubesh is 5 years old and has been attending the Chingari Rehabilitation Centre for 3 years. He has developmental delay and suffered health complications after birth, including seizures, Meningitis, and Hyperbilirubinemia, a condition where there is

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Aksa’s Story

Aksa is 7 years old and has been diagnosed with Mild intellectual disability with locomotor disability. Her paternal grandmother Nafeesa Bee is a survivor of the Bhopal gas disaster. In January 2021 Aksa started attending Chingari

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Salman’s Story

Salman is 11 years old and suffers from developmental delay. Developmental delay is when a child’s progression through predictable developmental phases slows, stops, or reverses. Salman’s symptoms include slower-than-normal development of motor, cognitive, social, and emotional

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Abaan’s Story

Abaan is 2 years old and suffers from global development delay. The typical causes are chromosomal or genetic abnormalities, which can affect the structure or development of the brain or spinal cord. Abaan’s grandfather, Noor Khan,

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Sudha’s Story

Sudha is 11 years old and has cerebral palsy. Both of her parents are survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster. Studies have shown rates of cerebral palsy in the gas-affected areas of Bhopal are

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Barun’s Story

Barun is 9 years old and has Down’s Syndrome. Like many of Chingari’s registered children, his family are second-generation gas-affected survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide Bhopal gas tragedy, the world’s worst industrial disaster. Barun registered

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