Provide lunch for all mentally ill residents of The Banyan for a day, INR 3250
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Overview

Since 1993, The Banyan has been an integral part of the chain of care for people with mental illness in Chennai. The projects have changed the lives of several people by providing services to support them in reaching their definition of recovery.

How It Works

• Over the years, The Banyan has rescued several people from the streets.
• They have lost everything when they are found and rescued from the streets.
• The Banyan becomes their home and provides them with as many comforts as possible to make their stay a nurturing one.
• Residents that work within the facility prepare nutritious meals for their peers as part of this service.
• Typically residents get rice and sambhar for a meal.
• When they have meal sponsorships, the residents get vegetable, rasam, curd/buttermilk and a sweet.

Statistics

• 1,500 – Number of people who have been rescued from the streets
• 5,000 – Total number of people whose lives have been changed through these projects.

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Lunch for 165 residents & staff of Adaikalam center 3250.00
Unit Price 3250
Quantity
Total 3250
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Meals on Time Initiative
Having lived in the streets, Mary Shanthini had suffered extreme deprivation and was in a poor physical condition when brought to The Banyan. She was recently diagnosed with tuberculosis and was also losing weight.
A balanced diet high in nutrition is essential in combatting weight problems.Mary Shanthini has been given a high protein non-veg diet consisting of soups, fries, soya beans, and egg on a daily basis. We have also started giving treatment for tuberculosis.
Thanks to a balanced diet and nutritional supplements, she has gradually started feeling better and is gaining weight. She has gained weight and is visibly looking better. She is also on her way to recovery from mental illness and will hopefully soon be able to lead a satisfying life as a productive member of the society.

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