63 million in India suffer from significant hearing impairment. (WHO)
Profound Congenital hearing loss affects 3 to 4 per 1000 live births
There are 2 million children waiting to receive Cochlear Implants in India.
Pursuing a mission of helping hearing-impaired children regain their confidence and improve their quality of life, FirstSound, a flagship initiative of The Sethi Foundation was born.
120 hearing aids have been provided so far to children from Karnataka.
35% of the beneficiaries have been girls.