Aashraya Seva Trust was established with the objective to provide shelter, food, and healthcare to elderly women who are either abandoned, or neglected by their family.
The activities are focused on providing:
Basic amenities: The Trust provides healthy food, shelter, and other basic necessities with utmost love, affection and care to around 55 elderly women & about 10 orphan children.
Healthcare: The Trust conducts health check-ups for the inmates and distributes free medicines at regular intervals. The trust is associated with local hospitals such as M. S. Ramiah and Manipal, as well as private doctors, for organising health camps. The Trust conducted medical camps in rural areas for people who do not have access to healthcare. Medical check-ups were organized for those above 50 the Trust ensured vaccinations for children.
Women Empowerment: The Trust helps empower women who are divorced or widowed, by providing them with skill sets, based on their interests, so that they can earn a livelihood.
Recreation: The Trust organises bhajans, yoga, and meditation classes to encourage the inmates towards spirituality. Regular counselling by psychiatrists is also organised. The trust conducts tours and picnics to nearby temples and places of interest to help the inmates relax and have fun. The Trust also organises celebrations during the Ganesh festival, Diwali, and Christmas to make the residents feel at home.
The Trust plans to construct a new Old Age Home with better amenities. It plans to accommodate orphans, widows, and divorcees and provide them with basic necessities.
Income Rs32 lac
Expense Rs25 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015
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