King George V Memorial and Lady Dhunbai Jehangir Home for the Destitutes is a charitable organization was set up to support the infirm and the crippled destitute of the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra and to provide post hospital care to them.
The Memorial manages an infirmary with three wards that serves as a care centre for those with incurable diseases and as a home for the destitute. Handicapped and infirm patients from three government hospitals (BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, K.E.M. Hospital and L.T.M.G. (Sion) Hospital) of the Mumbai metropolitan authority i.e. the Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika are admitted here. They are transfered by medical social workers to the infirmary. One of the wards has been assigned exclusively for women.
The Memorial collaborates with NGOs in implementing joint projects which assist different kinds of disabled people mainly from the lower socio-economic groups of society. Their projects are located in the same campus as The Memorial and include:
Bal Asha Dham: Residential care for abandoned children under age 12; also offers adoption;
Vatsalya Project for Street Children: Boys aged 6-16 given shelter/security and education/vocational training;
Cancer Patients Aid Association: Rehabilitation for cancer patients and their families;
National Association for the Blind: The Memorial collaborates with the NAB to support the visually impaired;
Aured: Education and rehabilitation for deaf children;
Jan Shikshan Sansthan: Vocational training is imparted to boys and girls from economically weaker sections;
Om Creations: Economic empowerment of multiple-disabled and the mentally challenged to utilise their ability in making utilitarian products;
Akanksha: Educational support is provided to slum children;
Help Handicapped International: Manufactures and provide the Jaipur foot to needy persons;
Shivseva Pratisthan: Provides education, medical assistance and welfare to children and women.
Income Rs92 lac
Expense Rs77 lac
Source : Audit Report 2014
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