The organization seeks to serve the elderly women by providing nursing facilities and adult literacy classes.
Nireekshe aims to influence the slum children in the area to a better living and to pursue their education. It does so through a nutrition and training programme conducted at the Nireekshe Center.
In Gulbarga, Michael and Michelle have served the leprosy affected with medical assistance, advocacy and practical training.
Since 2014, we have been 'sheltering' street children who have been forced to leave their previous 'home' on the streets. Currently, we are caring for eight girls and nine boys. Each child communicates will in English.
Recently, Michael and his daughter Joy underwent training to start health awareness programme, in Gulbarga and neighbouring districts. The team is gearing up to conduct awareness programmes in school and collages.
The institute was started to give the disadvantaged young women, interested in medical field, an opportunity to learn nursing assistance skills and earn a living. Several trainees have been benefitted from the programme since its inception.
SPAN started a micro-finance programme in Pune in 2008, which has helped ladies with businesses such as selling dry fish, bangles and sarees, running a grocery or iddly shop, and supplying tiffin.
We install Safe Water Systems at orphanages, hospitals and schools. Our system filters and ozonizes the water, killing e-coli and other harmful bacteria and viruses. This makes the water safe to drink. We have installed over 150 systems in India and have received several testimonies as to how they have improved overall health.
The Glory school started with nursery facility. In June 2019 Senior Kindergarten class was added. School fees are kept to a minimum so that parents with low income can send their children for education.
Over 200 children attend our NIOS accredited school. They receive good basic education in English. We have also conducted several ‘parenting classes’ for their mothers – each attended by at least 80 parents.
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