Our activities are focused in providing a Shelter and care for the elderly , for that we support the Retirement Home in Kolkata, sponsoring elderly since 2009.
We support the fundraising for the roof’s repair of the retirement home and provide access to housing for the elderly living there.
The Shelter is located in East of Kolkata, accommodating more than 30 persons (men and women) from weak economical background.
Currently, we need to enlarge our building and make a concrete roof to prevent from the scorching heat during summer and to accommodate more people in need.
- Traditional Indian clothes such as saree/nighty for women and kurta/lungi/shirts/dhuti for men - Blankets, bedcovers, pillow covers, mosquitoe nets, mosquitoe repellent cream/spray, hand fans, combs, soaps, coconut oil, shampoo, moisturizing body cream, and other cosmetics - Disinfectant, basic first aid medicine, bandage, … - Food such as fruits, sweets, biscuits, sugar free and salt free biscuits, snacks, etc… - Indoor games for elderly persons - Beds, beddings, pillows, chairs and tables.
As a VISITOR we would like to share with you:
As a VISITOR, you can come and meet the elderly persons, discuss with them, share about your travel, show them our photos, propose some animations to do with them such as singing, walking, showing them documentary about different subjects, distribute some items mentioned above, make a donation for the building and materials.
Want to VOLUNTEER mid or long term ? Here are the conditions :) :
As a VOLUNTEER, you can stay one week minimum. You can be accommodated in a private room in the retirement home, or you can stay with the family in Baruipur district or you can stay in one hostel in Kolkata’s center. Your participation will be helpful for the following ways : - Organizing awareness campaigns for the retirement home to international tourists and volunteers in Kolkata, in order to raise funds to help us to built a new roof in concrete and extend the building. - Sharing good time with the residents, discuss with them, … - Organizing animations for the residents : singing, walking, showing them documentary about different subjects, distribute some items mentioned above, make a donation for the building and materials, … - Organizing and finding financial support for outing in bus, visiting temples or nearby locations to have fresh air. Price: 200 € / month / person for furnished accommodation (sheets, mosquito nets, pillows, etc ...) (meals to do yourself) + 150 € / person membership fees and administration fees
If you are interested in our project please get in touch directly AT LEAST A WEEK BEFORE COMING with the foundation via the "CONTACT" link. :
Looking forward hearing from you ! :)
Sep 27, 2018