Crisis: According to 2011 census, approximately 216 million poor people live in rural areas. In a situation where poor people struggle to meet the basic necessities of food, shelter and clothing; quality education and health care services are unaffordable to them. Also, with rise in life-expectancy the elderly population is increasing and there is a need to provide long term and palliative care for them.
Programs: Janaseva started working in the rural areas of Maharashtra with a focus on health, elder care and education. i) Organizing health camps and later set up a rural hospital, eye hospital and operates Mobile Medical Units (MMU). ii) It trains the poor youth in vocational skills like computer operations, bakery, stitching, tailoring, embroidery, and driver training. iii) They also run 4 old-age homes, a day care center and a rural hub for the elderly. It also has an operative Destitute Rehabilitation Center.
Outcome: During the year 2018-2019, the hospital served 33,379 senior citizens and conducted 1238 cataract surgeries, MMU service was extended to 80 villages covering a population of 54,516 villagers, 273 toilets were constructed in 18 villages, the rehabilitation centre housed 87 destitute and 1658 children were successfully admitted in school.
Income Rs2 cr
Expense Rs2 cr
Source : Audit Report 2018
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