Sponsor Hot Meals for Destitute Elders



This micro project provides nutritious meals to the Destitute Elderly People, who are neglected by their sons and daughters. Such 30 destitute elderly women are getting food support from SERUDS every day. After having meals they go & sleep at neighbour houses, graveyards, community halls. With this nutritious hot meals the destitute elderly women health have been increased. At least they are able to walk & doing their own works without depending on others & confidence levels have been increased

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The main biggest problem is the families are not supporting the elderly people, as they are not working & not earning income. If a poor and destitute old person is provided at least one wholesome meal in a day, she has a chance to face the challenges of her hard life. Seruds has conducted surveys around Kurnool and identified many such elders who need help. Most are homeless, or live in huts but do have means to cook. We provide nutritious midday meals to 30 poor old people from slums every day.

How will this project solve this problem?

This micro project solves the problem of destitute elders by providing nutritious hot meals. With this food the destitute elders will not go for begging at bus stands, railway stations and health levels also increased. 30 destitute elders gets a chance to have every day meals with out depending on others. The elders lead happy life with out any hurdles. Elders confidence levels increased.

Potential Long Term Impact

This program will stop the starvation among destitute elderly people in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh. The Budhavarapeta slum older people get timely nutritious food. Old age persons living conditions & life span will increase. 30 old age persons able to eat nutritious food in time with out depending on others. The perception of the community on caring old age people will built positively. Human rights violations against old age people will be reduced.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $793

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $793 .  The original project funding goal was $790.



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