Crisis: Awareness to the growing problem of elderly and the need to keep them comfortable in the advancing stage of their lives has not yet caught up with the society in full measure. MEANS decided to provide uncompromising quality services to the abandoned elderly which would make them feel at home.Serving the Elderly.
Programs: i) Old Age Homes: MEANS runs 3 residential old age homes for the poor aged where beneficiaries are provided safety, food, nutritional supplements and medical care round the clock. ii) Health and Awareness Camps: MEANS conducts free medical camps in coordination with local hospitals and doctors. iii) Celebration of Festivals and special days: Festivals like Diwali, Christmas and special days like Women's day, Independence Day, Republic Day are celebrated during the year. MEANS also participated in an Elder's Day Mela program.
Outcome: In FY 2018-19, there were 150 beneficiaries in the 3 old age homes, 4775 people attended the medical camps and 2529 received free medicines.
Income Rs79 lac
Expense Rs80 lac
Source : Audit Report 2019
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