Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed (CRP)


Came to CRP, Savar with my mom. My mom is suffering chronicle back pain from last 2/3 years. The pain has been increased last 2 days. According to doctor’s advice now mon taking physiotherapy and I’m waiting for her outside. This is unacceptable and agonized for a son like me to see my mother to suffer. All my Friends are requested to pray for my mother’s good health. May Allah grant our dua. Ameen. Meanwhile, I have attached few photos just to give you an idea that how big and well organized this institute is. It has its own ladies hostel, school, Playground, indoor and outdoor patient’s facilities, garden, OT, transport, ambulance and many more with only one motto – “Service to sufferers is service to GOD.” This organization’s founder Valery Tailor. Without her devotion and dedication, it wouldn’t be possible.

Note – CRP played an important role during Rana Plaza collapse. Those who don’t know about CRP, here is a short info for them –

About CRP
Founded in 1979 in response to the desperate need for services for spinal injured patients, the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) has now developed into an internationally respected organisation. CRP focuses on a holistic approach to rehabilitation, recognizing that all aspects of the rehabilitation process are vital for its success.

Physical rehabilitation:
Through medical and therapeutic interventions and the provision of appropriate mobility aids

Psychological rehabilitation:
Through counselling and sharing of experiences.

Economic rehabilitation:
Through vocational re-training and assistance in securing micro-credit loans.

Planned discharge:
For a successful reintegration into the community, ensuring that the home environment is as safe and accessible as possible and that local residents are educated about disability, its causes and consequences. The holistic nature of CRP’s work is reflected in the fact that its work covers several areas of development including human rights, poverty alleviation, health care provision and education.

Influence on the society:
CRP touches people throughout Bangladesh with its work. Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) projects operate in 13 districts of the country. Accident and disability prevention programmes include research components and aim to educate vulnerable groups on safe working and living practises. Advocacy and networking activities bring CRP’s work to the attention of relevant officials and promote improved co-ordination among many organisations CRP works with. Raising awareness and publicity campaigns inform the population of relevant issues and attempt to break down the barriers, superstitions and stigmas which prevent disabled people from enjoying equal rights and opportunities. CRP is the only organisation of its kind in Bangladesh, a country with a population of more than 150 million.

21/12/2017, 11.34 PM

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