Goal and Objectives

    1. Goal: Ensure overall wellbeing, both material and spiritual, of selected communities, including widows and other elderly and abandoned devotees in Vrindavan and other selected cities

    Purpose:

  1. Longer – Term: Comprehensive range of services offered in a planned and sustained manner that are improving the physical and spiritual situations of the project communities

Shorter – Term: Range of services offered to meet the immediate needs of project communities that is able to provide relief to the project communities

  • Results/Outcomes:
  • i. Institutional and technical capacity developed through setting-up systems, procedures and guidelines;
  • ii. A team of trained and committed staff along with mentors and experts offering services with a spirit of selfless service, love, care and compassion;
  • iii. Developed dynamic database on profile and situation of widows and other elderly devotees in Vrindavan that will be helpful in providing need-based quality services to the project communities;
  • iv. Home and community-based services made available to improve housing, food and nutrition standards, identify and treat illnesses and facilitate health, well-being and healing practices;
  • v. Health and medical care and treatment provided through collaboration with existing public and private health and medical care institutions and organizing periodic camps within the premises/project locations;
  • vi. Residential care home facilities built at a sufficient scale for providing shelter, care, support including pain and palliative care to the chronically sick and terminally ill widows;
  • vii. Increased access to welfare and development schemes and services of government increased through information sharing, awareness generation, networking and collaboration;
  • viii. Livelihood opportunities created to empower the marginalized women and youth through skill development for self and paid employment, grass-roots and micro entrepreneurship and other collective income generation activities.