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Gift a grandma hope in her last days

Gift a grandma hope in her last days


Nancharamma's life is now easier because of a donor like you!

Nancharamma is a 75-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh. She has two daughters but they have gone their separate ways after getting married. They don't look after her or check up on her anymore.

She lives alone in a small hut and has to take care of herself. She works as a domestic help and gets leftover food to eat. She gets Rs.200 as pension but spends Rs.40 for her travel to get the pension.She does not have enough money to take care of even her basic necessities.

Asha Kiran was her ray of hope. When they found her, they decided to enroll her in their program. They provided her with groceries, blankets and a mosquito net. Nancharamma is now eating two meals a day, has basic food and clothing. She is happy and living a peaceful and secure life for few months.

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Asha Kiran runs an initiative to help elderly destitute women, below the poverty line, living alone in remote rural villages prone to natural disasters like floods and cyclones. This initiative focuses on providing the women basic necessities and rebuilding their morale.

The Asha Kiran field staff interacts with the village committee and the local panchayat and identify and shortlist elderly women. They then assess the needs of the short-listed women. Most of them don't have the money to buy the monthly rations. These women are provided with monthly groceries like rice, lentils etc as well as basic clothes and blankets. Monthly meetings with them and free medical and cultural programs are also conducted to improve quality of life.

Asha Kiran helps close to 200 grandmas with this initiative. This help is provided through donations raised. When you donate to this program, a helpless grandma finds hope in her last days.

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Asha Kiran was initiated to help the flood victims in Kolleru lake villages back in 1997 and is now an NGO committed to facilitating the self-reliant and sustainable development of coastal communities in Andhra Pradesh, India.

They work to uplift the living status of all the discriminated sections of the society and improves their socioeconomic, health and environmental conditions by mobilization of resources with community participation. Their vision is to create a just society where everyone lives peacefully. The various activities undertaken are children development, women empowerment, vocational training, community health, environmental programs and many more. They provide food, shelter, medical care and education to the marginalized and the deprived sections so that they too can grow to their fullest.

120 orphan and semi-orphan children have been receiving ration supplies every year. ASHA KIRAN works in 40 villages of coastal and Kolleru lake areas of West Godavari and Krishna Districts in Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Educational Supplies | education

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Andhra Pradesh

Asha Kiran has

provided rations to 135 underprivileged old women

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December 2018

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Program Updates

23 May, 2019


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Program Update

We are working in 75 villages in Krishna district, we identified 1500 aged poor women, these are single women, depended on their children, unable to do work for their livelihood. mostly depended on old age pension which is given by government, the children of these women are agricultural wage labourers, their meager income is not at all enough to support their aged mother's food, cloths and medicines. We are helping these identified poor women to lead an independent life.

Story from the field

Badugu Koteswaramma is a 71 year old widow. She belongs to a Backward Class Community and a BPL family. her husband died of Blood Cancer 4 years ago. since that day onwards she is living alone. She is blessed with two sons, who are agriculture wage labourers and their meager earnings by agriculture wage labour support their mother. She is suffering with Heart Problems, Diabetes and high BP and Because of her ill health, old age, and lack of immunity-she could not do any agriculture labour work. Whenever her health permits she goes for house maid work. Her earnings are notenough to support her nutrition and medicines. She spent her tidy days with very small amount of old age Pension form Government. The village development committee and asha kiran volunteers identified Badugu Koteswaramma's case and brought to the notice of Asha Kiran. We visited her, and we have provided 15 kgs of Rice, 1 Saree, 1 Blanket, 1 ltr Cooking Oil, 1kg Dal and Provisions from the donation we have received from donors.

What is the number of beneficiaries/ benefits provided in this program, Year-To-Date76
Village/City/State where project is locatedPedana Mandal, Machilipatnam Mandal
Total Budget for the project for FY18-19300375
Total Expenses for the project YTD91314

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