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Mukti – the beacon of hope for people with disabilities!

The word ‘Mukthi” from Sanskrit means “to liberate from difficulties” and that exactly Mukti, the organization, does to people with disability. I vividly remember the pain that I underwent in walking with those heavy metal calipers given by Government hospitals in 2002. I was doing my MBA in one of the Business Schools then. I had to move around the college to go to training labs, conference and class rooms. I found it extremely difficult to cope-up with the challenges and at one point I Read More +

A new four bar poly-centric knee joint

We have tried a new type of joint with our patient Jagdish. D-rev re-motion knee joint is a four bar poly-centric knee joint which enables amputee to walk with a comfortable , natural and stable gait. It was fitted to one of our old patients Jagdhish who has been treated by Mukti from his childhood. He is now a mechanical engineer.     

Story of a chess player and instructor

Mr. V. Kannan came to Mukti today to be fitted with a special prosthesis for his left lower extremity. He is 26 years old and is a native of Gingee, Villupuram District. He was born with a birth defect called “Fibular Hemimelia” where part or all of the fibular bone is missing and there is associated limb length discrepancy. He underwent a series of four corrective surgeries during his early childhood. He used to walk with the help of crutches until 2010. He was fitted Read More +

Story of a Cobbler

Mr. Mohandass, a 63-year-old male, came all the way from Nooranad, Kerala, to MUKTI to be fitted with artificial limbs for the first time (bilateral BKA, below-knee amputation). A resident of Government Leprosy Sanatorium at Nooranad, a fellow inmate mentioned about MUKTI to him. Due to leprosy and diabetes, he lost both his lower limbs; the left lower limb had to go first about three years ago, soon to be followed by the right lower limb about one-and-a-half years ago. He was all smiles when Read More +

Annual day celebrations

Mukti celebrated its Annual day on August 4, 2014 by presenting “Moments of Inner Harmony” with Ani Choying Drolma, Founder, Arya Tara School with her melodious chants and soulful music.    Annual day Mukti Invitation