Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka

by Amici Di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India)
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka
Treat 1000 severe anemic women in Karnataka

Samruddhi project of AMICI DI RAOUL FOLLEREAU (AIFO India) in association with community health center (CHC Harohalli), Shree Ramana Maharishi Academy for the Blind (SRMAB) and Rotary Harohalli, The project team conducted anemia awareness and screening camp on 20th December – 2019. On the same day, the project team also Observed the international day of persons with disabilities and conducted the camp at Kariyappa college auditorium in Harohalli.

Dr.Raghu T Ghokale children specialist CHCs Harohalli inaugurated the program and spoke about adolescent girls and pregnant women's health issues due to anemia and lack of nutrients foods. He advised all adolescent girls and pregnant women shouldn’t neglect to make healthy food and nutrients in everyday life. They Should get early treatment for anemia in every local hospital without any delay. These kinds of programs are very essential for the community in general and useful to girl students-women. He continued saying, if we didn’t prevent anemia in an early stage, it leads to many problems among the students like lack of concentration, dizziness, weakness, looking pale and also it affects physical growth, and mental stress. He further continued his speech and said about student’s irregular food intake, exercise, and poor diet and poor nutrition its leads to anemia. Dr.Raghu advised the students to make use of this opportunity in the proper way and do keep the follow up the treatment.

Dr.Jayanth Kumar program head of AIFO introduced AIFO’s activities, explained the importance of the international day of persons with disabilities. He also mentioned the aims and objectives of the Samruddhi CBID project. So far 813 adolescent girls and pregnant women assessed and took free medication by eight anemia screening programs help in collaboration with community health center Harohalli. They have taken medical advice about healthy food and healthy practices. As a result, the HB level a month the girls and women increased as many reported to the CHC doctors. Dr. Jayanth thanks to the community health center and all the collaborators, supporters, volunteers and the students.

Mr.Mahamad Ejas Ex Rotary president participated as a chief guest and he congratulated the Samruddhi CBID project programs. Mr. Cheluvaraju president of the Karnataka state level disabilities association he oriented about the Rights of persons with disabilities act 2016, and it’s advantages and its importance.

During the same program, 5 persons with disabilities were honored who achieved medals in Para Olympic in various events of national and international levels. Two technicians also honored who supported the Samruddhi programme and particularly the screening camps. Seven persons with different disabilities distributed wheelchairs, water bed, walker, mobility cane, auxiliary crutches, and regular crutches.

Mr. Bharath president of the rotary Harohalli presided over the program. Dr.Jose .M.V. Director of AIFO, Surekha head Ms. Kasturaba English medium high school Harohalli, Vedavathy voice principal Mahatma PU college Harohalli, Dayananda Sagar hospital doctors and Dr. Pranesh ex Rotary president has participated as a chief guest. College lecturers, high school teachers, school and college students have also participated in the program.

After observing the world disabled day program, the project team conducted anemia screening camp at Kasturba English medium high school. There were 65 girl students participated in the screening camp. The medical team assessed all the students and distributed the iron-folic acid tablet for 51 girl students, 9 students have advised nutrition supplementary food and 5 students referred to the hospital for injection. All the students were very happy about their increased awareness of Anemia, screening camp conducted and expressed their gratitude to the project team.

Mr. Mahanthesh Samruddhi CBID project coordinator welcomed all the guests and he also conducted the concluded session Mr. In the concluding session, Mahanthesh thanked all the collaborators, CHC team, guests, college-school management, teachers and the students.

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Anemia awareness and screening camp report

Dated: 20th November – 2019

The anemia awareness and screening camp were conducted jointly by the Samruddhi CBID project of Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO) and Community Health  Center (CHC) Harohalli on 20th November 2019 at Govt high school Harohalli. The main purpose of the camp was to screen girl students anemic conditions and to create awareness among the students about health, its consequences and to maintain nutritious status at the local level.  Dr. Pruthivi from the  Govt CHC, conducted awareness sessions about anemia related issues, problems among girl students and how to overcome those problems at the local level. Dr. Pruthivi also shared the importance of using local vegetables, fruits, and maintaining healthy practices.

With support from the CHC medical team, the project screened a total of 113 students. Out of which, 93 students were distributed iron and folic acid tablets, 16 students were referred for nutrition supplementary food and 4 students were referred for higher assessment.

Mr.  Mahantesh project coordinator of samruddhi AIFO Coordinated the screening camp and he also spoke about anemic issues. Mr. Mahantesh extended thanks to the management of Govt. high school and in particular to all the teachers for their support. Mr. Patil in-charge headmaster of the school also expressed gratitude to the Samruddhi project, the CHC team for the awareness creation among students and their support in caring for student's health concerns.  

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Anemia screening camp report:-

Anemia awareness and screening program were conducted at Mahatma Gandhi PU College in Harohalli on Tuesday 24 September 2019 in collaboration with Community Health Center (CHC) Harohalli Thaluk of Ramnagar district. This program was organized only for PUC 1st year (11th Standard) fresher students.

Mr. Krishnappa principal of Mahatma Gandhi PU College inaugurated the program and appreciated the efforts of the Samruddhi CBID project and AIFO activities in Harohalli. He spoke about the screening camp/program that is very essential and useful especially for young girls and girl students. if we don’t prevent anemia in early-stage its creates many problems among the girl students like, lack of concentration, dizziness, physical weakness, looks pale and also it reduces physical growth, psychological and mental stress. He continued his speech and expressed because of School students’ irregular food intake, exercise and poor diet and nutrients it leads to anemia. He advises the students to please makes use of this opportunity in a proper way and get treated by the medical team.

Mr. Mahantesh in charge of the Samruddhi CBID project explained the aims and objectives of the project. The project is an important step towards preventing anemia, especially for high school and college students, pregnant women with anemia and creating awareness on the importance of nutritious food, treatment, and free medicine through the project. Mr. Mahanthesh thanked the College management and the medical team from CHC for their support and collaboration.

The outcome of the camp: A total of 100 girl students participated in the screening camp, most of them expressed their increased awareness of anemia and realization of the importance of nutrition food. The medical team screened all the 100 students and distributed the free iron-folic acid tablet for all the girl students. 10 students were advised for nutrition supplementary food and 2 students further referred to hospital for injection.

The College faculties and the students expressed their happiness about anemia awareness sessions and screening camp. In particular, the college management expressed their gratitude to the CHC team, Samruddhi project and extended their further collaborations for other programs.

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Amici Team members receiveding the award
Amici Team members receiveding the award

National HRD Network (HRDN) and Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) in association withThinkthrough Consulting (TTC), and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) summit on National Recognition for Excellence in CSR on 18th Oct 2019 at Hotel Lalith Ashaok, Bangalore.

Corporate leaders, CSR personnel’s and NGO leaders participated in the summit. Various corporate and NGOs shared their experiences in the summit.

Amici di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India) presented two projects in the summit. Project “Flood relief work with Family kit in Wayanad district of Kerala” facilitated by CAF India and supported by Cargill India as completed CSR project and “Treat 1000 anemic women in Karnataka (Ongoing Project)” a GlobalGiving crowdfunding supported were presented. Amici awarded the first runner up “National recognition for Excellence in CSR” for their two projects.

Amici team members also extended thanks to the conference organizers NHRD Bangalore Chapter, NHRD Network, BIMTECH-Birla Institute of Management Technology, TTC - Thinkthrough Consulting, and UNDP in India.

Amici team members extending their thanks to AIFO Italy, Charities Aid Foundation India Cargill Business Services, GlobalGiving and Impact Guru for financial support. Dhwani Foundation, India Care Foundation, Head Held High and Global action on poverty have been well acknowledged by Amici team for their technical support.

This recognition would not have been possible without all your financial supports.

Now you have one more reason to donate to our project, “National recognition for Excellence in CSR”. Kindly donate generously to Amici projects.


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Medical camp

Anemia awareness and screening camp was held in collaboration with Community Health Centre on 30th July 2019 at Govt Junior College in Harohalli. The Harohalli PHC Doctors and technicians team participated and supported the program.

In this program, 100 girl students have participated. Students were undergone anemia awareness talk, screening, doctor consultation and received treatments.

The outcome of the program:

  • Iron folic acid tablet distributed 93 students,
  • 5 students were referred to as Nutrition supplementary food,
  • 2 Students were referred for detailed blood examination and iron injunction,


The Principal of Govt Junior College in Harohalli thanked the doctors, lab technicians and amici for these initiatives. 

Amici team sincerely thanking all the donor for your generous donation

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Medical camp


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Amici Di Raoul Follereau (AIFO India)

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka - India
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Parthipan Ramasamy
Bangalore, Karnataka India

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