About the project :
In Budhavarapeta slums in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh has a number of destitute elderly people, who are neglected by their Sons and Daughters. Many of them don’t have families to support them and resort to begging for food, while others belong to families where the adult members go off to work leaving them alone at home. Not only do they struggle with the absence of any social and economic security, but with a lack of reasonable nutrition as well. These Elderly persons are spending their time at community halls, graveyard, neighbour houses.
We have been providing every day nutritious meals to these 30 destitute older persons since 2009. The hot meals are distributed daily between 1-2pm and include a variety of nutritional foods like steamed cooked rice, dal, sambhar, mixed vegetable curry, seasonal pickle, Papad etc. This means they no longer have to beg for something that is so readily available to the rest of the world. The plan is to expand this project into other nearby areas as well. By providing nutritious food to the destitute elderly people, they recovered from their ill-health.
The program attempts to eliminate the aged persons from begging in slums of Kurnool, who simply can’t afford to eat, and ensure a daily worth of nutritious meals. With your kind generous support the old age people can have a good nutritious meal and live with dignity.
Please contribute whatever amount suits your pocket so that we can continue feeding these elderly people.
President & CEO
Mr.G.Mallikarjuna 33 , the President of SERUDS is a graduate in Bachelor of Engineering from VASAVI COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Hyderabad. He is passionate in social service and started working as a social worker at the young age of 24yrs. He has compassion towards the sufferings of deprived and downtrodden sections of the society. He was surprised seeing the atrocities and discrimination faced by women, children, dalits and hence decided to support them with equity, justice and empowerment. He has been struggling to mobilize resources for the cause of poor and needy. He aims to distribute resources equally to all the sections of the society. Experience in leading SERUDS (8+ years) Trainer and training module developer. Associated with livelihoods learning programs organized by Govt. of AP. Inducted/ oriented/ mentored social work professionals. Practitioner of participatory processes applied/fine-tuned and practiced in a variety of contexts. Pioneered/been part of evolution of processes of significance/consequence to development sector. Led NGO Assessment and Development Partner Selection Processes for various projects/tasks. Outreach of influence to more than 5000 families. Contributed towards professionalizing development practice domain.
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