Sponsor food groceries to old age people in India



SERUDS has been identified the poor elderly people, senior citizens in and around Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh, India and providing monthly groceries consisiting of sona masoori rice, Tar dal, sunflower cooking oil, vegetables, fruits, to 20 poor old age persons since 2010. This groceries are delivered at their door step by our volunteers, staff. The old age people are very happy for this kind gesture and they are able to eat food timely and these elderly persons health has been increased.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

These poor old age people are spending their most of the time in temple, grave yards, verandas of community hall and church yards. In this critical juncture, our volunteers identified these destitute elderly people and found their hunger. Hence SERUDS NGO started to provide food provisions, groceries to these elderly women since 2010. Further we have conducted survey and collected their case studies. The sons and daughters of elderly people neglected by them not at all take care of them.

How will this project solve this problem?

Old age persons, Senior Citizens are belong to very poor family background. After identifying the situation of elderly people, we committee has discussed and taken up the initiation of supply of food groceries to 20 poor elderly people every month in Kurnool Town. To keep the old people happy in some extent on humanitarian grounds, we are supplying every month food groceries rice, dal, cooking oil, Vegetables, ground nuts, biscuits to 20 hapless elderly people in & around Kurnool District.

Potential Long Term Impact

20 destitute elderly people are getting benefits from this ongoing program. The senior citizens are able to eat stomach fully in time without begging on the roads. So we have taken up this initiative & motivating public about service to humanity & the program is having very good impact in other parts of Kurnool. Poor elderly persons health have been increased & they are living with dignity & not depending on others for food, daily needs. They are able to give moral support to other older persons

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,031
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $38,242
Total Funding Goal: $39,273

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).


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Mallikarjuna Gorla


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