There are some people who work hard to make a better society. They focus on the progress of those people who need special attention. Sri Kabir Siddiqi is one of them.
With his web Chanel ‘WE THE PEOPLE’ he is bringing hope to persons facing the challenge of Physical and Mental disability. Sri Kabir Siddiqi is managing Secretary of this group which bring together sufferers, their parents and trained professionals. With the help of Media, NGOs they make
Curriculum based films/ Training videos/ Public service advertisements on disability/ Rehabilitation issues and event video filming. This group takes the help of modern technology to teach the persons with disability. For this entertaining films and documentaries are made which help them to learn.
Sri Siddiqi has a wide experience of TV and Radio journalism, Production, Programming and Direction. He worked for Delhi Doordarshan, All India Radio and on many projects of UNO like ‘Violence against women’ ‘Faces of future’ etc. He was also leader of a team of a Channel called ‘NAVSHIKHAR’ which was dedicated for the cause of Differently able persons. It was managed by Rehabilitation council of India with the help of ISRO and Media Lab Asia.
Sri Siddiqi has won many prizes for his Documentaries. In 2009 his Documentary ‘SPARSH’ got WE CARE FILM FEST Critic award.
WE THE PEOPLE has launched a project ‘MAHIR’. In association with ‘Janhit Vikas Sanstha’.
MAHIR” is a brand name for Sustainable utility products made by Persons with Disabilities.
Janhit Vikas Sanstha undiscovered products go from prototype to market & raise money to pay for a work space to Persons with Disabilities.
“We the People India” has drawn active support from an enthusiastic team of professionals who had extensive experience in the field of marketing, special education, and product designing for designing and shaping concept for products under Mahir brand. “Mahir” is a form of occupational approach towards economic empowerment and self-reliance of Persons with Disabilities and other marginalized groups. These products can be used in events, festivals, parties and functions in the form small gifts.
‘Mahir” brand was launched on 30th April’ 2016 by Major HPS Ahluwalia, Chairman, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre & Mrs. Poonam Natarajan Former Chairperson, National Trust.