Hunger  India Project #33104

Protect Neglected disabled children from starving

by Balajothi Centre for the Disabled Vetted since 2014 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified

Summary

This project is being created to request support to help gather necessary funds required to provide food provisions to the currently identified 20 poor families with severely disabled children.

$7,000
total goal
$6,485
remaining
4
donors
1
monthly donor
3
months

Challenge

An unseen humanity survives among the abandoned world of Kolar Gold Fields with a society full of children with profound disabilities. Most of them suffer from Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, Epilepsy, Autism and need lifelong care . These children have a single parent , mostly mother. As the child is severely disabled the mother cannot leave the child alone , in order to go to work. Hence, most of the time , the children are starving or at most get only one meager meal a day.

Solution

Initially , we had identified about 20 families in similar such circumstances , and we started providing these families with monthly food provisions, which included Rice,Wheat , Oil , Dal , Sugar and other basic daily need items . The average monthly cost for providing groceries to each family amounts to 30 USD. So , the net cost for supporting 20 families amounts to 7200 USD per year.

Long-Term Impact

The project will : Help sustain the lives of these disabled children and their families. Will bring some amount of happiness through proper nourishment, to these otherwise poor and unhappy families. Will bring some hope to the lives of these children and their families in despair.

Resources

http:/​/​www.balajothi.org

Organization Information

Balajothi Centre for the Disabled

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka - India
Website: http:/​/​www.balajothi.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Balajothi Bangalore
Bangalore, Karnataka India

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