Delhi NGOs, Disabled, GiveIndia NGOs, Khushbo Welfare Society, NGO

This Delhi organisation supports the needs of the physically and mentally-challenged

The first impression of Khushboo reinforces all that the organisation stands for; you are welcomed by a cheerful beneficiary of the institution. When I visited, a smiling Rekha Sachdeva welcomed me and offered me a cup of tea and snacks. Rekha belongs to an underprivileged family and suffered from mental impairment and poor oral and…

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Delhi NGOs, Founding Story, GiveIndia NGOs, Khushbo Welfare Society, NGO

How it began at Khushboo Welfare Society

Sonali Savkoor’s story is one of conviction, perseverance and commitment. Born in a small town in Karnataka and raised in Madhya Pradesh, Sonali grew up with a rather broad-minded view of life. Her marriage, after completing her education in Home Science, gave her further opportunities to travel to various parts of the country and widen…

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Delhi NGOs, GiveIndia NGOs, India, Life@GiveIndia, NGO, The Elderly/Aged

How it began at Agewell Foundation

A fifteen minute autorickshaw ride in scorching heat from South Delhi to a two-storied office building in the city’s suburb of Lajpat Nagar seemed worthwhile after I met Himanshu Rath, the founder of Agewell Foundation. Himanshu’s professional journalistic roots were immediately evident in the large piles of books neatly arranged in all corners of his…

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Ashadeep, Assam, Disabled, GiveIndia NGOs, Mentally Disabled, NGO

Founder Mukul has won a Padmashree for his work at Ashadeep

by Rohini Vemuganti Bamunigaon is located around 60 kms from Guwahati. I entered this complex and was greeted by the Centre In-charge (Head nurse) on campus who later took me around the centre. This was Navchetna, a rehabilitation home for homeless women suffering from mental illnesses. Navchetna, which translates to “A new hope”, is a…

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