In 1956, Fathema Ismail started a small workshop from thatched barracks with just seven trainees and only three activities. Today, the number of trainees has increased to 175, receiving vocational training in 10 departments/trades. Vocational training is imparted to the beneficiaries FREE OF COST, including facilities like hostel, lunch, pick up and drop, medical and educational support. FPH serves those adults who have orthopaedic and mild mental disabilities and are in the age group of 18 to 40 years. There is no pre-requisite qualification required and FPH keeps its doors open for any disabled persons who wish to avail of its services, whether illiterate or educated to any level irrespective of their caste, creed, sex or religion.