Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 2007
This description of Vibha Krishnamurthy's work was prepared when Vibha Krishnamurthy was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2007.
Introduction
A trained pediatrician by profession, Vibha Krishnamurthy is creating an integrated medical and therapeutic support system for children with developmental disabilities in India. Empowering and supporting families, Vibha’s organization, Ummeed (Hope), is changing the way families understand and care for their developmentally-disabled children.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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