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 250 abandoned elderly women
Vrindavan, a holy town, is home to appx.15,000 widows abandoned & destitute. Abandoned by their families, they end up begging for survival. With your support, Maitri has built & furnished two ashrams in Vrindavan & Radhakund, providing shelter, food, clothing, & healthcare to 150 resident widows & 100 widows living in the neighborhood. Your donation will help provide them with essentials for a dignified & healthy living as well as skill them for livelihood opportunities. You make a difference! project reportread updates from the field
Reduce Gender Based Violence in Urban Communities
The project aims to help women, adolescents and children fight gender based violence empowering them with life skills, academic engagement, reproductive health, livelihood and employable skills, and encouraging community leadership to reduce Gender Based Violence and for access to citizenship rights including civic amenities. project reportread updates from the field
After School Programme for Underserved Children
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
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
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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