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Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide 1: Fighting Isolation, Poverty, Neglect OVERVIEW ACTIVITIES FOCUS Ms. Indrani Rajadurai National DirectorSlide 2: HelpAge India is a leading National level Non Profit and Non Government organization dedicated for the cause and care of the older people Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Slide 3: Registered as a Society in 1978 Founder Member of HelpAge International Closely associated with Help The Aged, UK Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Slide 4: To foster the welfare of the aged in India especially the needy aged To raise funds for projects which assist the elderly irrespective of caste or creed and religion To create in the younger generation and in society a social awareness about the problems of the elderly in India today. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Slide 5: Working Nationwide for the cause and care of the disadvantaged older people to improve the quality of their lives Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect. OUR MISSIONSlide 6: 81 Million Older People in India in 2004 177 Million by 2025 324 Million by 2040 Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect. The Ageing ScenarioSlide 7: 8% of the population (81 million) are older people By 2020, the older population is expected to raise to 135 million By 2050, it is expected to be 324 million Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect. The Ageing ScenarioSlide 8: 75% of the older people live in rural areas 51 million live Below the Poverty Line 58% of them are widows/unmarried/divorced Illiteracy rate is 70.3% 90% work in unorganized sector with no financial and social security Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect. The Ageing ScenarioSlide 9: Increase in life expectancy Increase in ‘old - old’ segment Feminization of elderly population Urbanization Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect. The Emerging ScenarioSlide 10: Old age population is the fastest growing segment in India Elderly face deprivations under three broad heads economic, emotional and health HelpAge India Programmes address all these three areas of concern Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Slide 11: In the last 3 decades, HelpAge India had supported 3000 projects costing over 2000 million rupees impacting lives of 8 million older people and their families Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.PROFILE OF ACTIVITIES: PROFILE OF ACTIVITIESResource Mobilization: Resource Mobilization Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Resource Mobilization: Resource Mobilization School Fund Raising Corporate Fund Raising Pay Roll Giving Direct Mail Donation Boxes Direct Donations Events - Sponsorships Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Addressing the School children : Addressing the School children Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Corporate Fund Raising: Corporate Fund Raising Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Pay Roll Giving: Pay Roll Giving Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect. HODs of Chennai Port Trust viewing HI presentation Presenting HI project activities to the HODsPrograms: Programs Mobile Medicare Units Elders Help Line Sponsor A Grandparent Programme (HAI and HI) Ophthalmic Programme Income Generation Programme General Projects Disaster Response Advocacy Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.MOBILE MEDICARE UNITS: MOBILE MEDICARE UNITS Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Slide 20: STAFF WITH EACH MMU Project Officer Two Doctors Pharmacist Driver MODUS OPERANDI ID Card Health Card Participation of Elders Counseling Special Camps Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.ELDERS HELPLINE: ELDERS HELPLINE Chennai – 1253 Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Services : Services Shelter Assistance - 1091 Information and Referral Services - 3162 Police Interventions - 493 Repatriation -44 Guidance and Counseling - 41 Medical Assistance - 18 Protection from Abuse – 15 Legal assistance - 8 Missing Elders – 152 Total - 5528 Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect. An elderly destitute being cared by the counselor, Elders Help Line, Chennai : An elderly destitute being cared by the counselor, Elders Help Line, ChennaiSponsor A Grand Parent Programme: Sponsor A Grand Parent Programme Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Slide 25: 230 17000 beneficiaries 146 Districts 23 States 100+million Rupees annually Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Income Generation Programme : Income Generation Programme Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Functions: Functions Promote sustainable livelihood assistance 114 varied projects Through Elders Self Help Groups Motivated to venture into IGP activities Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Ophthalmic Programme: Ophthalmic Programme Perform 40,000 Cataract (IOL - with Intra Ocular Lens )surgeries every year Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Aims to restore vision : Aims to restore visionSlide 30: General Projects Upgradation of Old Age Homes, Day Care Centers Funds provided for conducting Geriatric Care Givers Training Empowering the community for self detection of Cancer and organizing Awareness Camps Alzheimer’s – Awareness and training on Dementia Rehabilitation and home care servicesAdvocacy: Formation / Strengthening of District Level Federation of Senior Citizens Forums Value Education Programme on age care in Educational Institutions Seminars on National Policy on Older Persons Age Demands Action Campaign Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect. AdvocacyFormation / Strengthening of District Level Federations of SCAs: Formation / Strengthening of District Level Federations of SCAsV alue education programme on age care in schools : V alue education programme on age care in schoolsPrincipal Meets : Principal MeetsDisaster Response: Tsunami and Earthquake Disaster Response Relief Rehabilitation Disaster preparednessImmediate intervention with the Mobile Medicare Units of southern region and treated about 25,000 people: Immediate intervention with the Mobile Medicare Units of southern region and treated about 25,000 peopleImmediate Response with relief packages : Immediate Response with relief packagesHelpAge provided relief to 24,938 older people in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.: HelpAge provided relief to 24,938 older people in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.Rehabilitation: Rehabilitation Sustainable Livelihood Coastal Resource Center Disaster Preparedness Federating the Elders Self Help GroupsTamaraikulam Elders Village : Tamaraikulam Elders VillageObjective : Objective To restore the ethos and social milieu of earlier life as far as possible for the residents that include people from Tsunami affected villages in Tamil Nadu and Kerala who have lost family members or have been abandoned by their family.Tamaraikulam : Tamaraikulam Tamaraikulam Elders Village, justifies its name with a presence of the lotus pond of 0.1 acre (4320 sq.ft) which enhances the beauty and serenity of the place.Tamaraikulam: Tamaraikulam Land area of 5.46 acres, Built area of 25,000 sq.feet Farm of 2 acres. These blocks have the capacity to house nearly 100 residents of which 50 are active, 30 assisted elders, and 20 dependent elders.On Campus Initiatives : On Campus Initiatives Rain water harvesting Waste Water harvesting Solid and Hospital waste management Solar lighting Biogas Indigenous tree cover and vegetation Organic agriculture practices Green House / vegetable & Herbal garden Fish Culture MedicalOn Campus Initiatives: On Campus Initiatives Infirmary Hospital referral linkages Mobile Medicare Unit Doctor on Call Training Care givers Elders income generation Community Counselling by elders Minimum Standard Age care Processes and Documentation Guest RoomsSlide 46: ELDERS FOR ELDERS FOUNDATION A Trust by Elders towards Productive and Health AgeingElders for Elders Foundation-Genesis and Structure : Elders for Elders Foundation-Genesis and Structure Elders for Elders Foundation is the apex body of the District level Federations (DLFs) of Elders Self Help Groups (ESHGs) and registered under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882, in October 2007 with two representatives of each of the DLF coming together as the founder trustees.Coverage: Coverage State : Tamil Nadu & Kerala Districts : Cuddalore, Nagapattinam and Kollam Villages : 52 Members: 6156Slide 49: There is no greater moments than that of serving the destitute older people……..Cherishing each moment… now….. and forever Fighting Isolation, poverty, neglect.Thank You: Thank You You do not have the permission to view this presentation. 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