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Mary Glowrey - Liliane Brekelmans
Disability Award - 2022

  • On the occasion of CHAI’s Platinum Jubilee in 2018, Liliane Fonds (LF) announced support for ‘Mary Glowrey - Liliane Brekelmans Disability Award’.
  • This award was instituted as a token of appreciation for CHAI's services to people living with disabilities.
  • CHAI has supported over 33000 children / youth with disabilities in the last 25 years.

In 2021-22 alone

7000+

children and youth with disabilities were supported.

4373+

children and youth with disabilities were given health care support.

2397+

children and youth with disabilities were provided education support.

978+

children and youth with disabilities were given livelihood opportunities.

5213+

Children and youth with disabilities were supported for social inclusion.



  • To recognize and promote exemplary work by organizations and individuals in the field of disability.
  • To honor the resilience of people with disabilities.
  • A screening committee will delineate procedural criteria, invite as well as shortlist nominations.
  • Nominations will be invited from persons and organizations fulfilling eligibility criteria
  • The committee will shortlist five nominations in each category
  • The top five nominations will be verified and shared with the selection committee
The award will be given in two categories;
1. A Role Model NGO/Institution
2. A Role Model with/without a Disability

Category A: A Role Model NGO/Institution in India
• Working in the disability sector for more than 5 years
• Committed to uplifting the life of people with disabilities.
• Working on community-based rehabilitation approaches
• Showing impact in the lives of persons with disabilities and in communities.

There will be two awards in this category;
a) One Organization from CHAI network
• Award Prize is Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two Lakhs Only)
b) One Organization from outside CHAI network
• Award Prize is Rs. 2,00,000/- (Two Lakhs Only)
c) Commendation Awards to 01 organization from CHAI Network and 01 organization outside CHAI network
Award Prize is Rs. 10000/- (Ten Thousand Only)

Category B: A Role Model with/without a Disability in India
• Engaged in the disability sector for more than 3 years
• Has been active at local or regional level in bringing a change in his/her community
• Has advocated for the rights of persons with disabilities
• Has been a significant leader and role model for others in the community

There will be two awards in this category.
a) One person from CHAI network
a. Award Prize is Rs. 1,00,000/- (One Lakh Only)
b) One person from outside CHAI network
a. Award Prize is Rs. 1,00,000/- (One Lakh Only)
c) Commendation Awards to 01 individual from CHAI Network and 01 individual outside CHAI network
Award Prize is Rs. 10000/- (Ten Thousand Only)
The awards will be presented in November 2022.
For online registration, please go to nominate section and use the appropriate form. Nominations are invited till November 3, 2022.

Nomination Forms

Please fill out the nomination forms from the links given below. Nominations are invited till November 3, 2022.

Nomination form for Individual


Nomination form for NGO/Institution

Contact Us

The Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI)
157/6, Staff Road,
Gunrock Enclave,
Secunderabad, Telangana 500009

Email: awards@chai-india.org
Call Raju: 9849338992
Call Somashaker: 9969947393
CHAI Office Landline : 040-27848457, 27848293

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