VAANI is an organisation promoting the rights of children living with hearing impairments.

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VAANI’s vision is to advocate for the right of every deaf child to a full and complete life with respect and dignity. Their mission is to bring language and communication into the lives of deaf children and their families and thus enabling them to have meaningful conversations between themselves and the world around them. VAANI, at present, works in three states of India to provide good quality services to deaf children and their families. Over the last 14 years, VAANI has worked with 76,000 direct and indirect beneficiaries, comprising of 12,000 deaf children, 24,000 parents, 10,000 professionals and 30,000 people through awareness programmes, skill-based training programmes, capacity building programmes and workshops on the social and emotional needs of deaf children in the states of Assam, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Maharashtra through local partners. See more



Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Core Team


Brinda Crishna



Sumedha Vijaylaxmi Joglekar

Executive Director