It is to a segment of physically handicapped children, the deaf especially that National Institute for the Deaf, Gujranwala is playing a pivotal role in educating and looking after the deaf children of the community. Presently there are 300 deaf children in the institute, the majority of whom are either orphan or very poor. Apart from free educational facilities, they are also helped with free clothing, shoes, medicines, material for educational and vocational training and free transport facilities. There are 35 deaf children, who are orphans. The monthly expenditure of the institute is US$ 6,000 which is mostly managed through voluntary contributions, some subsidy from the Government and a regular handsome amount of contribution, made to the institute, out of the personal sources of the Founder of the Project. Besides general education, practical training in various handicrafts is also imparted to the children with the purpose of making them earning and well-adjusted members of the society. There are 25 qualified teachers in the institute who are very much proficient in their jobs and good in imparting instructions with dextrous skills. A proper account is kept for all the money received and spent. The institute is also approved under Charity Act by Central Board of Revenue Government of Pakistan and recognized by Provincial and Central Education Departments.