Serve Train Educate People's Society-STEPS

STEPS NGO gives emphasis on Medical and health aspects of those particularly preventive and curative health related programmes, with a special focus on children, Adolescents, and Women with more specifically emphasis on strengthen integrated child health and awareness and advocacy services. MISSON: To provide better future to the most vulnerable women, children of those particularly deprived sections by protecting their health needs and rights women's reproductive health with an integrated approach. We believe that access to affordable health services are fundamental human rights. FOUNDING PRINCIPLES: To become centre of excellence in the field of medical and Health, Women empowerment,...
Aug 4, 2016

Visit of Global Giving's India Field team member

Mrs. P.Ramalakshmamma Filariasis patient
Mrs. P.Ramalakshmamma Filariasis patient

Dear Donors

Greetings from STEPS NGO

STEPS NGO goal is to create Health awareness and treatment of diseases. With the STEPS team involvement in health programs in slums, inspiring the community towards the healthy behaviour.

Because of the seasonal diseases spreading among the children and school going children in slums, every day community health Workers under the guidance of ANMs and ASHAs are visiting the houses & schools extending necessary health care to the slum people. They are encouraging pregnant women and new mothers to seek health care and new born care.

Field Visit

Mr Veera Reddy Gandluru, member of Global Giving Field team, visited Srikalahasti on 04-06-2016.He visited the slums where STEPS NGO implementing project with the funds from donors through Global giving. He interacted with the beneficiaries and enquired about their health. He gave suggestions to improve the program activities and advised to design Micro projects in support of main activities.

During his visit he met Mrs. P.Ramalakshmamma aged 50 years, one of the beneficiaries of the program. She is selling vegetables in the market for her lively hood. When he enquired about her health, Ramalakshmamma explains      

“I am better now and taking medicines. I am doing exercises regularly which helps me in free moving. Now I am going to market and selling vegetables. In the past I could not able to do any work but today after treatment and disease awareness by STEPS staff, I can earn money on my own and take care of my family.”

Thank you for your continuing support

 

Dr. P. Prameelamma

President, STEPS NGO

Mr. Veera Reddy with LF patients in field visit
Mr. Veera Reddy with LF patients in field visit
Medicines distribution in health camp
Medicines distribution in health camp
Mr.Veera Reddy with slum people during field visit
Mr.Veera Reddy with slum people during field visit
May 12, 2016

Health care in slums

Prasanna with Children& Mother in Law
Prasanna with Children& Mother in Law

 Prasanna aged 30 years with her two children in the photograph, who is one of the beneficiaries from the program activities extended by the project. She lives with her husband Chandrasekhar in Project Street slum in Srikalahasti town.

 Both are illiterates and work as labourers. She has one male and one female child. During her second delivery she had many health problems and visited STEPS Urban Health Centre (STEPS UHC) regularly for the checkups. With the advice of Medical Officer, she started taking nutritious food and prescribed medicines.

 From the beginning of 9th month she has not taken the diet properly due to afraid of the delivery and became weak. One day her mother-in-law observed bleeding and immediately approached STEPS UHC. She was examined and referred to Maternity hospital in Tirupati for delivery. After examining her the doctors have done the surgery and Prasanna gave birth to a female child.

 STEPS NGO taking care of the health of Prasanna and her children. During the field visits, ANMs explained her about the importance of Immunisation to her children. Every month she is bringing her children to STEPS UHC for checkups and they were regularly immunised.

Prasanna said “Now I know the importance of health care and awareness. Whenever there is health problem, I am approaching STEPS UHC for treatment and advice. I am attending all Health awareness camps organised by them. My children were immunised free cost without financial burden on us. We are living happily without health problems.” 

Organizing health care and awareness camps for slum people in addition to continuing health services to Filariasis patients.

 

Immunization camp for children in slum
Immunization camp for children in slum
Feb 12, 2016

Filariasis Health camp in slums

Health awareness camp in slum
Health awareness camp in slum

Dear Donors

Greetings from STEPS NGO

I am glad to present report of the project.

With the efforts of STEPS Urban Health Centre staff, we could able to bring control of Dengue fever in slums. There are no new identified cases of Dengue fever since 2 months.

Organized Health awareness camp on 22-01-2016 in project street slum, Srikalahasti,India. Dr.P.Prameelamma STEPS UHC Medical Officer explained about the Filariasis disease symptoms and precautions to be taken to prevent the spreading of the disease. She examined Filariasis patients, provided medicines and explained how to take them correctly.

All the beneficiary Filariasis patients thank the donors for their contribution for providing health care and awareness.

We need your support to continue care and treatment of people suffering with diseases and filariasis effected people. Tell to your friends and family to bring in more support. This will benefit the poor people living in slums and patients in a big way.

 

You can watch Filariasis Health camp video through this You Tube link

https://youtu.be/G3epftg03cU

 

Thanks and regards

Dr. P. Prameelamma

President, STEPS NGO

Dr Prameelamma explaining about medicines
Dr Prameelamma explaining about medicines
Filariasis patients with Medicines
Filariasis patients with Medicines
 
   

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