Project Samarth (formerly GDOHWA) was formed in the year 1986. It is registered as an association under Societies Registration Act.
To locate the P.W.Ds of different areas of Ganjam District.
To provide them necessary aids and appliances.
To move government for sanction of different schemes and loans for their self-employment and rehabilitation in the society.
To open special schools for the severely affected children with disability.
To encourage the partially handicapped children for main streaming
To educate and trained them in different trades for their rehabilitation.
To organize sports and cultural activities to raise their self confidence.
To undertake several health activities like eradication of Pulse Polio Immunization Programmes, HIV AIDS and Maleria Care etc.
To send the P.W.Ds to different institutions like NIRTAR- Olatpur, VRC-BBSR, NIOH- Kolkata for their necessary operation and health checkup.
Creating awareness among them about their rights
Undertaking different schemes for upliftment of unprivileged youths, women and children.
For development of environment, plantation and seedling is given priority.
Creating awareness for pollution free environment.
To take necessary steps for protection of wild life, animals and birds etc.
Project Samarth's (formerly GDOHWA - Ganjam District Orthopaedically Handicapped Welfare Association) goals are
To help children with physical deformity ascertain his/her rights.
To educate parents, family members and the community to make the surroundings of the partially able conducive for his/her easy socializing.
To help them overcome discrimination and gain social support and respect.
To provide them education up to 5th standard
To help them get training on various vocations, so that they become self employed and self dependent
To aware the community about the utility of education and bring their participation in developing educational standard of the villages.
To create opportunity for the eligible children with disabilities to use their potential to successfully complete the standard of primary education.