Donate for a Leprosy Patient in Bihar (India)

by Sugam Jagriti
Vetted

Health Care support to Leprosy Affected person

About the Organisation:
 Sugam Jagriti is Registered Under Societies Registration Act 21/1860, Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by Ministry of Home Affairs, Income Tax Exemption u/s 12A & 80G.

The organization focus on developing resource pool from the same community through developing their skills and capability in various community issues, so that they can be a resource for the community. Communities co-invest with them and donors by for the programmes, deciding and implementing them. They involve Community Based Organizations (CBOs), PRI, corporate and individuals throughout the world as partners and supporters of integrated development in Bihar.

We are actively working for increase self confidence, betterment, Dignity, Self Care Training and Support for Leprosy affected person

 Success Story
Self Care Training support & Health Checkup  support to a leprosy affected Person


Mr. Naresh Prasad,   (Name Changed)   age 46 Years is effected by leprosy disease. He belongs to Mozafra village, Islampur Block, Dist.- Nalanda.  He is the poorest of the poor class and belongs to Schedule Cast family . He is separated by family and society due to leprosy disease . It is due to myths and misconception concerning leprosy at the society . Hence he get a secondary status in family and community and main reason is social myths . There is false believe that it is incurable and expandable disease. When organization people visited they see A young youth Mr. Naresh Prasad as helpless, than further decided for support. They provided Self Care Training and health Checkup and also trained on life style as life skill . The organization also brought her to the Primary Health Centre and provided complete proper treatment . He is getting continuous health check up and treatment. It results his condition has improved and developed self confidence and leading a prosperous life . The organization sensitization efforts has minimized myths and misconception in the community. , there is favorable change in community believe concerning leprosy patient. Now believe developed that it is curable if having proper treatment. After health treatment & Self Care Training health status of Mr. Naresh Prasad has also improved . He is also started getting support from family and society. He is living a healthy and prosperous life. We have provided materials for self care training such as Plastic tub, Lotion, cotton, oil et. He extends his thanks to Donor, SUGAM JAGRITI and The Global Giving Foundation for changing his life. He say without support it was impossible for him to lead a normal life.

Organisation is working on betterment of leprosy affected persons. The support has improved means as a leprosy affected person is completely ignore by family and society. Society and even family members hesitate to sit with a Leprosy affected person. A leprosy affected person live in very miserable condition. We are working on behavior changing of community.

Self Care Training, Treatment, Health checkup and Blanket Support to Leprosy affected Person

Mr. Kamlesh Prasad (Name Changed)  age 44 Years is a leprosy patient living at Gulzarbag, Dist.- Nalanda.  He belongs to poor Schedule Cast family and don’t get any support from family as well as society due to leprosy disease . There are lot’s of myths and misconception concerning leprosy at the community and treated as a secondary person due to social myths . They have believe that it is incurable disease. When organization people visited they see Mr. Kamlesh Kumar as help less , than further decided for support. He provided Self Care Training and health Checkup and also trained on life style as life skill. The organization also brought him to the Primary Health Centre and provided complete proper treatment . He is getting continuous health check up and treatment. Now he is able to lead a proper life with improved confidence and status. Myths and misconception in the community has also minimized after regular sensitization , they are now not seeing leprosy patient with skewed eye . They have believe that after proper treatment leprosy disease can be control. After health treatment & Self Care Training health status of Mr. Kamlesh Kumar has also improved . He is also started getting support from family and society . He is living a healthy and prosperous life.

 In this year there is severe coldness in the winter season and a lot of  Leprosy affected persons with no proper housing and clothing  are being badly effected . Mostly Leprosy Affected Person are the neglected section in the community and family and they don’t get proper clothing , Care and housing facilities and hence face challenge in the cold seasons. In this situation there are death cases also in the state . In this circumstances the organization staffs visited  and identified most vulnerable persons , who are facing lack of clothing in the severe winter seasons and who don’t have any support and source of getting warm clothing .  In such circumstances they were selected for blanket support and provided blanket to them. After getting blanket they become very happy as they can sleep in the night without fear of coldness. 

With the support of Global Giving Foundation, we have distributed 15 Blanket among Needy Leprosy Affected Persons.

 They extended thanks to the Donor, Sugam jagriti and GlobalGiving Foundation for blanket support, Health checkup , Treatment & Self Care Training support .

Support to a Leprosy affected person

Many Leprosy affected persons have secondary status in the family as well society . It compel them to live a miserable life. They don't have any service option and care facilities for developing better life conditions. In such circumstances the organized have conducted health check up and provided required medicine . In the winter season there is severe coldness in Bihar, hence distributed blanket to keep them warm and lead a successful life. The organization has also provided them life skill training , which is helping them in living a structured life., which is necessary for for healthy life. It has made favorable change in their status and they have gained confidence as the discrimination has reduced .

About the Organisation: Sugam Jagriti is a registered Social humanitarian organisation working with the aim "To establish a self reliant and equal society with the value of peace, equity, Justice and homogeneity''. Sugam Jagriti work for the betterment of poor people regardless of religion, caste, race, ethnicity or gender.

 Sugam Jagriti is Registered Under Societies Registration Act 21/1860, Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by Ministry of Home Affairs, Income Tax Exemption u/s 12A & 80G.

The organization focus on developing resource pool from the same community through developing their skills and capability in various community issues, so that they can be a resource for the community in sustained manner. Communities co-invest with them and donors by for the programmes, deciding and implementing them. They involve Community Based Organizations (CBOs), PRI, corporates and individuals throughout the world as partners and supporters of integrated development in Bihar.

We are actively working for increase self confidence, betterment, Dignity, Self Care Training and Support for Leprosy affected person.

Success Story
Self Care Training support , Health Checkup & Blanket  support to a leprosy affected Person


Mr. Mahesh Manjhi (Name Changed)  age 42 Years is a leprosy patient resident of Guzarbag village Islampur block, Nalanda district (Bihar) .  He belongs to poorest of the poor family and of caste Schedule Cast family . He faces serious discrimination in the family as well as society and don’t get any basic family need support from family as well as society due to leprosy disease . At the society still there are lot’s of myths and misconception concerning leprosy at the community. Community believe the disease as curse and incurable disease. When organization people visited the village they found as help less , discussed them and found that he is helpless and not able to lead a satisfactory life. In this circumstances the Organization has provided Self Care Training and health Checkup facilities . After health check up they are also provided required medicines . The organization also converged him with Primary Health Centre and provided complete proper treatment . Further the Organization is taking follow up and providing regular health check up and medicines . There is favorable change in myths and misconception concerning leprosy and community are giving him required help and support. Community have clear picture that leprosy patient are same as normal human being .They have believe that after proper treatment leprosy disease can be control. There is great improvement in his status . He is living a healthy and prosperous life. At the end he extend his thanks to SUGAM JAGRITI and The Global Giving Foundation for favorable change in his life. He showed strong believe that without support it was impossible for him to lead a normal life.

we have distributed 12 blankets among helpless Leprosy affected person to save hard coldness, With the support of Globalgiving foundation and donors.

Self Care Training and Health care support to a Leprosy Affected Person
The Organization has made effort for mainstreaming leprosy persons. The leprosy persons are highly neglected in the family as well as community. They are seen with second eye and treated as Burdon. Made community awareness as there is deep rooted myths concerning leprosy. It demoralize them highly and also demotivated to life. In this circumstances the Organization has helped more than 200 leprosy persons in treatment , medical support and developed network with doctors as well as Primary Health Center. They are also proved self care training for living a successful life with dignity.

A case Study

Mr. kumar age 42 Years is a resident of Gulzarbag village, Islampur block, district Nalanda. He belongs to poorest of the poor family with scheduled Cast. He don’t have any support from family and community . the family and community thought is that the disease is incurable. During the village visit the organization staffs found him helpless and miserable , hence decided to help him in treatment and medical support. Further provided self care training , which proved very helpful for him. In the process also involved family members for day to day support. He has been provided health Checkup and provided concerned medicines. Also make linkage with Primary Health Center for regular check up. It helped him a lot and now he is living a successful life with dignity. gradual mobilization and awareness has minimized myths. Community felt that treatment of leprosy is curable.. Now the status of Mr. kumar is well , with gradual improvement . Also family and community are now helping hand for him He and his family express thanks to SUGAM JAGRITI and The GlobalGiving Foundation for support and changing his life. He say the support has make him possible a healthy life.

About the Organisation: Sugam Jagriti is a registered Social humanitarian organisation working with the aim "To establish a self reliant and equal society with the value of peace, equity, Justice and homogeneity''. Sugam Jagriti work for the betterment of poor people regardless of religion, caste, race, ethnicity or gender.

 Sugam Jagriti is Registered Under Societies Registration Act 21/1860, Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by Ministry of Home Affairs, Income Tax Exemption u/s 12A & 80G.

The organization focus on developing resource pool from the same community through developing their skills and capability in various community issues, so that they can be a resource for the community. Communities co-invest with them and donors by for the programmes, deciding and implementing them. They involve Community Based Organizations (CBOs), PRI, corporates and individuals throughout the world as partners and supporters of integrated development in Bihar.

We are actively working for increase self confidence, betterment, Dignity, Self Care Training and Support for Leprosy affected person.

Success Story
Self Care Training support & Health Checkup  support to a leprosy affected Person

Mr. Mahesh Manjhi (Name Changed)  age 42 Years is a leprosy patient living at Chandi, Dist.- Nalanda.  He belongs to poor Schedule Cast family and don’t get any support from family as well as society due to leprosy disease . There are lot’s of myths and misconception concerning leprosy at the community and treated as a secondary person due to social myths . They have believe that it is incurable disease. When organization people visited they see A young youth Mr. Mahesh Manjhi as help less , than further decided for support. They provided Self Care Training and health Checkup and also trained on life style as life skill . The organization also brought her to the Primary Health Centre and provided complete proper treatment . He is getting continuous health check up and treatment. Now he is able to lead a proper life with improved confidence and status. Myths and misconception in the community has also minimized after regular sensitization , they are now not seeing leprosy patient with skewed eye . They have believe that after proper treatment leprosy disease can be control. After health treatment & Self Care Training health status of Mr. Mahesh Manjhi has also improved . He is also started getting support from family and society . He is living a healthy and prosperous life. He extend his thanks to SUGAM JAGRITI and The Global Giving Foundation for changing his life. He say without support it was impossible for him to lead a normal life.

 

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Organization Information

Sugam Jagriti

Location: Dist.- Nalanda, Bihar - India
Website: http:/​/​www.sugamjagriti.org
Project Leader:
Shailendra Kumar
A registered Society
Patna, Bihar India

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