Maitri India

Mission: Promote primary health, education and restore human rights to empower India's most vulnerable populations. Maitri defends human rights and strengthens communities through individual and community empowerment with advocacy, education, community-based program development, and networking. We work with Destitute Widows, Members of uniformed services and their families, Migrant workers and their families, Survivors of domestic violence, Underprivileged children, HIV/AIDS affected people.
Old age home for 100 abandoned elderly women
 
$77,010
$9,637
Raised
Remaining
Many elderly women in India lead lives of neglect and poverty. In particular, aged widowed women are often abandoned by their families. Maitri India has constructed an Old Age Home and Ageing Resource Center in Vrindavan, which is housing 100 elderly and destitute widow mothers. The center offers facilities to shelter and empower them through vocational training and employment opportunities. Your donation will help purchase basic amenities and sustain a safe and comfortable home for residents. project reportread updates from the field
Prevention of Domestic Violence in India
 
$1,183
$12,317
Raised
Remaining
This project will help in prevention and early intervention of domestic violence against women in India through the provision of legal services, counseling and awareness workshops. project reportread updates from the field
After school programme for underserved children
 
$1,222
$23,760
Raised
Remaining
Of the world's poorest 1.2 billion people, India is home to 33%. It largely affects the already vulnerable populations of children and comprises of a lack of resources especially education and extracurricular activities.This project is a two stage - poverty alleviation programme that aims to provide 200 underserved children of all ages from the slums of New Delhi, India with with a range of after school services. project reportread updates from the field
Build 40 toilets for migrant workers in India
 
$81
$51,639
Raised
Remaining
This project will improve sanitation for rickshaw pullers in Jharkand, India by building a total of 40 toilet facilities over 10 pockets in the city. project reportread updates from the field
Warm blankets for 500 destitute widows in India
 
$10,317
$0
Raised
Remaining
The Indian city of Vrindavan is home to thousands of widows who are abandoned by society and lack basic necessities, nutrition and healthcare.Most of them have to beg to supplement their meager daily "earning" of 0.14 USD for 8 hours of hymn-singing at local temples. Maitri India provides about 500 frail, elderly and abandoned widows with clothing, blankets, daily nutritious midday meals, dietary supplements and healthcare.With winter fast approaching, warm blankets are a much needed essential! project reportread updates from the field

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