Name:
Durgavva
Age:
18
Nature of disability:
Loss of limb in accident

Background: Durgavva fell in a gutter and was mildly injured in the left leg. At first she ignored the wound, but after three years she experienced severe pain in her leg. Due to poor medical intervention she lost her left leg completely.

APD intervention: She came to APD through a Gram Panchayat member in her district who referred her to the APD staff. Here, she joined life skills training and after assessment was given a caliper which she uses regularly.