PURPLE BENCH INITIATIVE
Make a Difference Today
Who We Are
The Purple Bench Initiative.
Misconceptions contribute to the largest burden of illness in people living with epilepsy and leads to stigma and discrimination. This instills feelings of shame, embarrassment and disgrace. The emotional impact results in social exclusion and limited social participation.
At the PURPLE BENCH INITIATIVE, we are driven by a single goal: To empower, making a difference through awareness. We champion inclusivity and productivity of people living with epilepsy as well as their care givers, that they are then able to achieve their full potential and be relevant contributors to our society.
To this end we disseminate information about epilepsy and provide a support system for individuals, families, communities and institutions.
What We Do
Making A Difference
PURPLE BENCH INITIATIVE is passionate about changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our Non-Profit Organization is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges stemming from a lack of awareness about epilepsy. We make sure our change partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals, families and communities affected by epilepsy.
Creating an environment where PLWE can thrive
Support for care givers for better management of PLWE
CARE GIVER PROGRAM
Encouraging communities to take care of PLWE
A society where people living with epilepsy live a dignified, meaningful and highly impactful life.
Every member of the community taking the responsibility to support people suffering from epilepsy at all times of need and also enhance connections among People Living With Epilepsy –PLWE.
“A life lived in fear is a life half lived ”