HelpAge India

Works for the poor elderly to ensure their economic, health and emotional security.

LocationIndia

Issue AreaHealth

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Our Mission

To work for the cause and care of disadvantaged aged persons and to improve their quality of life.

The Need

India has an elderly population of 138 million people, i.e. those above 60 years old. Of our elder population, of which 55 million sleep hungry, and 9 million elderly are going blind from cataract. 90% elders must work to survive, as they have no pension, PF, financial support, or medical coverage.

The Solution

Works to protect the rights of India's elderly and provide them relief, to enable them to live better and healthier lives. India’s elderly face deprivations under three categories; economic, health, and emotional. HelpAge undertakes nationwide programmes focusing on welfare and upliftment of elderly

Our Impact

The organization delivers positive impact via its direct interventions in the areas of Healthcare (mobile healthcare units, cataract surgeries), AgeCare (helplines, senior citizen care homes and day care centres, physiotherapy), Livelihoods (elder-self-help groups; linkages with Government schemes),

About this Organization

LocationIndia
Issue AreaHealth

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