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ProjectsI- Project Week November 2011

It is not how much we do,
but how much love we put in the doing.
It is not how much we give,
but how much love we put in the giving.

-Mother Theresa


Day 1 at the Bethel Home, Orphanage

14th November 2011

MMLC4 and MMRT3 started the projected week by celebrating the children’s day at the Bethel Home and orphanage for boys.

Donations: Toiletries such as soaps, toothpastes, tooth brushes, washing soaps and detergent were given away to each child. In addition to this 2 steel rice containers and 5 kg rice was also given away. Hrt. Hanif sponsored new Pant length pieces for all the children. A few of the circles made donations of pencil boxes, pencils erasers , shoes, clothes, school bags, etc. Biscuits, Chips and Juices were offered as a gesture to celebrate children’s day.

  • NO. OF LIVES BENEFITTED: 21

BETHEL HOME : This Home is run by one Mr. Thomas where he provides shelter food, education to these boys. Mr. Thomas has, over the years adopted over 21 boys, of ages 6- 21. He welcomes everyone to donate everyday goods, provisions and clothing to these children.

Day 2 at the Tanker Foundation

15th November 2011

The TANKER Foundation has made dialysis affordable for the economically backward. Dialysis in a private hospitalcosts anywhere between Rs 800 to Rs. 1900. At TANKER, dialysis costs Rs.800 and it is offered at a subsidised rate of Rs. 375 to the patients, with the balance coming from donations.

MMLC4 along with MMRT3 visited Tanker foundation at Kilpauk and made a donation of Rs. 10,000 in a cheque. The staff was very friendly and greeted us with a lot of joy. They very willingly showed us around the unit and gave us an elaborate understanding of their services. They also felicitated all the Circlers with flower bouquets.

  • NO. OF LIVES BENEFITTED: Approx 26

  • Tanker Foundation Tanker Foundation Tanker Foundation

    TANKER FOUNDATION : offers dialysis at an affordable price for the economically backward. 140 patients benefit from this every month. You may visit their website for further details tankerfoundation.org

    Day 03 at Arunodayam

    16th November 2011

    Sri Arunodayam is a registered charitable trust, recognised as a reception unit by the Government of Tamil Nadu, Sri Arunodayam rescues, provides care, shelter and rehabilitation for mentally challenged children who have been abandoned by their biological families.

    MMLC4 along with MMRT3 visited Arunodayam at Kolathur met the children and their care takers. It was very satisfying to see the smiles on all these beautiful faces. We made a donation of diapers , as requested by the Home. HRT. Hanif also made a donation of Pant lengths for all the children. In addition, the circlers collected old clothes and toys to give to the children here.

    • NO. OF LIVES BENEFITTED: 90

    ARUNODAYAM : Sri Arunodayam is home to mentally challenged children who have been abandoned. www.sriarunodayam.org


    Day 4 at the Mukti Foundation

    17th November 2011

    MUKTI is a social organization dedicated to helping physically challenged people. Provides Free Artificial Limbs without any bias, to all the amputees and polio victims seeking out for help.

    MMLC4 along with MMRT3 visited Mukti Foundation and made a donation of Rs. 10,000 in a cheque. With the given donations they manufactured the limbs and attach it during our visit. 5 Limbs were made and fitted.
    • NO. OF LIVES BENEFITTED: 5
    MUKTI FOUNDATION MUKTI FOUNDATION MUKTI FOUNDATION

    MUKTI FOUNDATION : Provides Free Artificial Limbs. Mukti helped to set up Artificial Limb workshops in various part of the world. www.muktiindia.org

    Day 5 at the Dean Foundation

    18th November 2011

    Dean foundation is a an organization that specializes in Palliative care, taking care of  the elderly and those suffering from incurable, terminal, irreversible and advanced diseases like Cancer, Aids , Neurological and, end stage Kidney diseases and Diabetes, etc. irrespective of age, sex, religion and economic background.

    We visited the Dean Foundation's children's ward at the Govt. Children's hospital where they improve the life of terminally ill children, suffering from serious diseases and illnesses. we provided them with various medical supplies including glucometers and testing strips. 
    • NO. OF LIVES BENEFITTED: 10

    KARNAPRAYAG DEAN FOUNDATION DEAN FOUNDATION

    DEAN FOUNDATION enhance the quality of Life of terminally ill patients. The offer patients relief from their Pain and Suffering and support to the family during illness and in their bereavement. www.deanfoundation.org

    Day 6 at the Karnaprayag

    19th November 2011

    At Karna Prayag we try to find a loving home for children who have been abandoned. This also helps parents who are looking for a child they can call their own.

    At Karna Prayag, MMLC4 along with MMRT3 donated Dettol bottles, Johnson and johnsons baby liquid soap, material for Bed sheets an a weighing machine.
    • NO. OF LIVES BENEFITTED: 40

    KARNAPRAYAG KARNAPRAYAG DEAN FOUNDATION
    KARNAPRAYAG is a reception centre for abandoned infants and babies. They have space, equipment, experienced hands and loving hearts to take care of these babies until a home is found for each one of them. www.karnaprayag.in

    Day 7 at Andra Mahila Sabha

    23rd November 2011

    At the Andhra Mahila Sabha, we visited the disability ward, where children with different learning disabilities are aided with special education and almost no cost at all.

    MMLC4 along with MMRT3 visited Andra Mahila Sabha and gifted them with various games, puzzles, toys and books specially helpful to those with these hearing impairments. A mirror for speech therapy room, medical equipment for speech and software for the computers was given.
    • NO. OF LIVES BENEFITTED: 25

    Andra Mahila Sabha Andra Mahila Sabha Andra Mahila Sabha

    ANDHRA MAHILA SABHA has over 40 units . It provides education, health care, upliftment, empowerment old age care for the downtrodden and women in particular. andhramahilasabha.org.in

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