Snapshot
Medical Education and Nature Services (MEANS)
SECTOR: Elderly
SUB SECTOR: Home/Shelter
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
% Spent on beneficiaries
86%
Financial Score:
Age: 26 Years
Tax Benefit:
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Telangana
Issues Addressed:
Providing quality services to abandoned elderly; Conducting free Medical camps for the under-privileged
Supported by:
Nagarjuna Fertilizers; Mahendra Automotive Manufacturers; UURMI Systems; Satya Sai Seva Nigam; HBL Company Pvt. Ltd.; Geentajali Engg. College; Satya Sai Seva Samiti; Amma Bavani Seva Samiti
Key Trustees:
Dr. Uma Rani, President
Ms. K. Savithri, Vice President
Dr. O. G. Prakash, Secretary
Mr. N.Rajan, Joint Secretary
Mr. Silveru Sampath Kumar, Treasurer
Recognition:
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 73.2% Highest: 98.4% Lowest: 40.0%
Income:
Average: Rs5 cr Highest: Rs80 cr Lowest: Rs2 lac
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Serving the Elderly
  • 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
Rs
79 lac
Expense
Rs
80 lac
Source : Audit Report 2019