Hunger
 India
Project #17804

Sponsor Hot Meals for Destitute Elders

A microproject by Sai Educational Rural & Urban Development Society (SERUDS)

Summary

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
$790
total goal
$0
remaining
23
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year active

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.

Solution

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.

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.

Resources

http:/​/​www.serudsindia.org
SERUDS NGO India

Organization Information

Sai Educational Rural & Urban Development Society (SERUDS)

Location: KURNOOL, ANDHRA PRADESH - India
Website: http:/​/​www.serudsindia.org
Project Leader:
Mallikarjuna Gorla
KURNOOL, Andhra Pradesh India

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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