The Child Welfare Trust, Bhuj

Dhanvantri School

"Every life holds value, regardless of location, age, gender or disability.
There is a plan and a purpose for every one”
Sharron Angle

Our Work

The program at Child Welfare School addresses the needs of children with various challenges, broadly categorized as

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Children Impacted
Children Currently Enrolled
Youth Earning Livlihood


At Dhanvantri School, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive assistance and inclusion opportunities for children with disabilities.

Early Intervention

The Child Welfare Trust is well-equipped to offer specialized education and support to children with various conditions such as Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Impairments, and Cerebral Palsy.

Counseling Parents and Family Members

Our dedicated staff invests a significant amount of time in counseling parents and family members, guiding them on how to meet their child's specific needs.

Home Visits

The dedicated team at The Child Welfare Trust, along with parents of children already attending the school, undertake home visits to evaluate the child's disability and persuade the parents about the necessity of special education.

Therapeutic Intervention Strategies

Distinct therapeutic intervention strategies are implemented for each of the three disability areas addressed by the Child Welfare Trust.

Art and Craft

We employ the medium of art and craft as a therapeutic intervention for children with disabilities by integrating various creative activities serve to enhance fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination in the children while nurturing their creative talents.

Social Integration and Mainstream School Inclusion

To foster social adaptability, we organize numerous excursion trips, celebrations, events and festivals throughout the year.
These experiences play a pivotal role in their journey towards becoming self-sufficient and active members of the broader community.

Individual Educational Plans

Every child enrolled with The Child Welfare Trust's School undergoes a comprehensive functional assessment conducted by our trained staff members. Based on the results, we craft Individual Education Plans tailored to each child's unique needs and abilities.


Children at our school engage in Anapana meditation, an ancient mindfulness meditation technique rooted in Indian tradition. This practice centers on the mindful observation of the breath as it enters and exits the body.

About Us

The CHILD WELFARE TRUST (CWT) in Bhuj was founded in 1998 by Dr. Shantuben Patel, a pediatrician with a vision to integrate special children into the mainstream of the Kutch district.

CWT is registered as a public charitable trust under The Bombay Trust Act 1950 and operates the DHANVANTRI School, also known as Child Welfare School.

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