Sponsor the food expenses of poor senior citizens in an old age home

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Program Description

Neptune Foundation runs an old age home aEUR~Parampujya Kailaswasi Nanasaheb Vithoba Deshmukh Vriddh AshramaEUR(tm) at Kalungan Village in Maharashtra to protect the neglected old. The home is set in a serene and lush 3 acres of land amidst the Sahyadri Range just 4 km from the Bhandardhara dam. It also boasts of a scenic background of the Mt. Kalsubai.

Donations to this program help in covering the cost of grocery, vegetables, milk, cooking gas, toiletries, cook and kitchen helper for one senior citizen.

The elderly from nearby rural areas, villages around Rajur, Akola, and Nasik approach Deshmukh old age home seeking shelter. These are the elderly who are neglected by their own families or have no one to take care of them at all.

The old age home exclusively admits underprivileged senior citizens over the age of 60 years. The economic and social condition of the person seeking help is verified from the Sarpanch of the village the person is from. After verification, the applicants are admitted in the old age home.

These residents live in the shelter home till the end of their natural life. They continue to be assisted even if they become bedridden or not able to do their activities of daily living due to illness or age.

The residents receive four wholesome meals a day. The morning begins with tea and breakfast, which consists of poha or upma or sheera, lapsi or sprouts. Tea along with toast or biscuits or idli or some dry snacks form evening snacks. Lunch is generally chapatti, vegetables, dal, rice. Dinner is usually bajra or jawar roti, sabji, dal, and rice.

All the needs from boarding to food to healthcare to emotional wellbeing are taken care absolutely free of cost. The secure, green shelter and has a total capacity of 200.

The home houses 19 men and 32 women and is a destination for less privileged elderly to live for the rest of their life in peace, health, and dignity.

When you donate to this program, you help destitute elderly citizens with access to a safe shelter and care in their golden years.

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About : Neptune Foundation

Neptune Foundation was established in the year 2010 under the Neptune Group. Neptune Foundation is a registered trust under Bombay Public Trust act, 1950 (Reg. no.E-26706). Neptune Foundation believes in Contributing to the economic development by contributing to the lives of their workforce, their families as well as the local community and society at large.

Neptune Foundation was born to become a medium to bring a smile on every face. They believe that 'help is never too much help'. With the help of passionate volunteers, they actively work towards empowerment of the society.

By undertaking activities like Mobile Creches, Rehabilitation Projects, Old age Home, and Anna Daan, they aim to fulfil the fundamental needs of food, shelter, clothes and education. They continuously strive to reach more people every day.

Their mission is to support the needy. Their accountability in all their undertakings is their core strength. While serving the underprivileged and the needy and working towards social upliftment, they maintain complete transparency in all their projects.

Their main areas of work are:

Conversion from Unknown to Known (Pick up and reunion of Mentally Ill Destitute)

They identify mentally ill destitute wandering on the streets adopt them arrange for their treatment. Once they are cured and are able to regain their memory, Neptune traces their families and reunites them with their families. They also pay for the lifelong medication cost of those reunited people who are unable to afford medication. Till date they have done 283 pickups and 183 reunions. They also have an helpline number where common public can call when they spot a mentally ill destitute.

Old Age Home in our village

Neptune has a state of the art old age home at their village where they currently have 50 people staying absolutely free with all meals and medical facilities being provided to them. They celebrate all the major festival with their inmates. They also conduct Medical camps with a panel of doctors and supply medicines, do cataract operation, distribute specs etc. to the inmates as advised by Doctors.

HIV Nutrition Camp

Supply of rations, supplements and medicines to some families who have HIV. Currently they support 46 beneficiaries with ration kits, Nutrition powder and Vitamin tables on every last Friday of the month. They are also working to enroll the beneficiaries in various government schemes with the support of DAPCU department of Thane Civil Hospital.

Blood Donation Camp

Blood Donation Camps are organised in association with SBTC and the blood collected is donated to the patients with chronic diseases, in requirement of regular blood transfusion. They have already given 2222 blood bags to JJ Mahanagar blood bank, Mumbai

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Access to proper food and a safe shelter helps underprivileged seniors live their golden years with dignity.

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