Hearing aid donations is permanent project of Rotary Club of Karachi in this connection RCK donated the hearing aids to the students of ABSA School.RCK also presented a cheque of Rs. 800,000/ to sponsor the five students of the school of different classed for the period of five years.
Anjuman Behbood-e-Samat-e-Atfal (ABSA) school and college for the deaf is a NGO (Non-Government Organization) in Karachi, Pakistan registered with the Social Welfare Department.
It is a welfare institution catering to the educational and vocational needs of hearing impaired children. The aim is to provide a structured and friendly environment to help each child realize and develop his capabilities.
ABSA is managed by an Executive Committee comprising of honorary members. The expenses of the institution are met entirely through private donations.
ABSA was established in 1967 by a group of voluntary workers registered with the Social Welfare Department. Registration No. DSW 797 dated 7th September 1967. The school started with 25 students and 4 teachers in rented premises in P.E.C.H.S, Karachi. Through the efforts of Admiral Ahsan, the Pakistan Defense Officers’ Cooperative Housing Society donated to school a plot of land measuring 3000 Sq. yards in 1968 where the school is presently located. The school started at the present location 26-C, National Highway, Korangi Road, Defense Phase-II Ext., Karachi in 1971 with only two classrooms. Building of the school was gradually constructed with the help of donations between 1968 to 1997.
Today it is a three-story building comprising of 50 rooms and 6 halls.