Saving one person's eyesight is is helping one entire family to survive. One poor elderly person whose eye sight is saved becomes a contributing person and helps the family immediately. So far, the target was to conduct 10,000 surgeries per annum. As this target has already been achieved, we are now revising ou target to 25,000 surgeries per annum. To expand the infrastructure, the organization is starting construction of first floor of the hospital building. It is also adding retina unit also
The Nyaka Grandmother Project offers practical life skills training, access to credit through a microfinance program and income generating activities for the guardians of HIV/AIDS orphans. These unsung heroes are caring for upwards of 12 orphans during their twilight years without any social services like medical or child welfare.
26 neglected elderly are provided by food, nutrition, health, recreation, safe accommodation and counseling. It gives safe accommodation, food, health and free of isolation and mentally they are freed from the burden and isolation. Till death they are cared and then funeral is done in their religious belief in death.
Age Action's award winning "Getting Started" programme is a learning and awareness raising programme for older people to encourage and help them to use computers and the internet. Our goal is to promote digital inclusion and positive aging by providing opportunities for all older people to learn about technology. All our tutors are trained volunteers and work one-to-one with older learners as each learner may require different levels of support, encouragement and have proven very successful.
Elders comprise over 32% of the population in our low-income community. We provide services to people over 60 years old, who live alone, who do not have someone to take care of them and/or who have chronic health problems. Lunch is distributed on weekends and holidays to the homes of 61 elders in the community and nearby areas. Follow-up on their medical conditions is made by a registered nurse, and transportation to their medical appointments is provided in some cases.
Sankhuwasabha Education Scholarship Foundation (SESF) plans to provide food and monthly allowance for fruits, vegetables and other costs to 35 helpless, elderly people (from 55 to 91 years old) residing at Manakamana Bridhashram, an Old Age Home, in eastern parts of Nepal for years.