Project #13208

Help 500 Most Needy Indian Senior Citizens

by Sugam Jagriti
Jul 1, 2013

Support to a Destitute Old Age Person

About the Organisation (Sugam Jagriti)

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's intervention is spread across 03 districts in Bihar, India through sustainable community development programmes and emphasizing improved participation of community people in Local Self governance.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

Focus on disadvantage Old Age persons: Since inception SUGAM JAGRITI focus on well being of disadvantaged old age persons through supporting them in health care , clothing support, nutrition support and ultimately their rehabilitation . For the purpose the organization has trained and capacitate families, CBOs , PRI members and youth. The Organization has made strong liaison with Primary Health Center/ Additional Primary Health Center and concerned govt. department. It further focus on development of community resource persons through training and exposure to manage old age programmes in their communities. 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. SUGAM JAGRITI has been initiated with mission To Create Awareness in the social life to establish exploitation less, Injustice less, Classless, uniform and self reliant society.

Objective of the Programme The main objective of this programme is to reach up to the disadvantage old age persons , develop their self confidence , helping them in leading a prosperous life through mainstreaming in society . SUGAM JAGRITI meets the objective through providing them clothing, Health checkup, medicine and nutrition support in coordination and care of community , CBOs and PRI.

Case Study

Name: Kamlesh Prasad

Age: 70 years

Kamlesh Prasad is a resident of Gulzarbag village, Islampur block, Nalanda district, Bihar , India. SUGAM JAGRITI field staffs were working in the village. During their visit to village they found that an old man Kamlesh Kumar is seating below the tree and asking for food to villagers. Seeing him the organization staffs met him and interacted in detail and asked his problems. He said that he has two sons living in the village but they don't take care to him as Sons are doing labour work in different cities in Bihar . Daughter in laws are doing labour work /agriculture labour work in village and neighboring village . In such circumstances he even don't get two times food and is hungry for last two days . He was also suffering from fiver and Coug from last 3 days . The Organization staffs bring him in office and further provided fooding and nutrition support and provided health check up and medicine . Further also meet with family members and counseled them . Now the old person is healthy and contribute in small work of family and in direct contact with SUGAM JAGRITI. Now the old person and family members are much thankful to Donor, GlobalGiving & Sugam Jagriti for providing a prosperous life .


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Organization Information

Sugam Jagriti

Location: Dist.- Nalanda, Bihar - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Shailendra Kumar
A registered Society
Patna, Bihar India
$1,584 raised of $37,500 goal
39 donations
$35,916 to go
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