Covid-19 pandemic affected millions of people across the world leaving a trail of death, poverty and uncertain feature. Like always the poor and the disadvantaged are affected the most. HelpAge India was the first to respond to the urgent felt needs of the elderly. The inside gained from our filed experience in providing relief and rehabilitation in Natural Disasters from Odisha Super Cyclone 1999 to Fani Super Cyclone 2019 came in handy to deal with some of the challenges the pandemic posed for the elderly.
HelpAge has been providing support and assistance to needy elders, through multiple age-care interventions and projects in 24 states, 175 districts, and 1906 villages across India, for over 42 years, geared up during the Covid Pandemic to provide cooked meals to 2.17 lakhs in different cities, distributed 1.90 lakh Family Survival Kits in 7 States, 300 Old Age Homes and night shelters received dry rations, 40,000 elderlies provided medicines through our 150 Mobile Healthcare Units and 5,400 PPE Kits distributed in hospitals.
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HelpAge India is a secular, national-level organizations working for the cause and care of the disadvantaged elderly over 42 years. HelpAge India’s has a CRISIL VO1A rating—the highest grading for the NGO/ Voluntary sector—which underlines our excellence in work and commitment, delivery capabilities, credibility, financial transparency and discipline.
The aim is to serve elder needs in a holistic manner, enabling them to live active, dignified and healthier lives. There are an estimated 106 million elderly in India. HelpAge India advocates for their needs such as for Universal Pension, Quality Healthcare, Action against Elder Abuse, and many more, at a national, state, and societal level, with Central and State governments as well as the general public. HelpAge advocates for elder-friendly policies and their implementation, and works hand-in-hand with Senior Citizens Associations understanding elder needs.
Our fundraisers are engaged in telecalling (to ensure their and your safety in this Pandemic ) as they work to raise awareness for the cause of India’s elderly and get support from people like you. They bring Donations for HelpAge India which is utilized to help India’s poor and disadvantaged elderly through our various programs across India.