Delhi NGOs, Founding Story, India, Life@GiveIndia, The Elderly/Aged

A stalwart in the lives of lost, battered, and lonely elderly’s journey

“Old people are pressure cookers, ready to burst any moment if pressure is not handled at the right time.” – Himanshu Rath, Founder, Agewell Foundation. Himanshu has a new definition for retirement. “I’m done with earning money for livelihood now. I have saved enough and sometimes I do freelancing. I want to focus on something…

Continue Reading

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…

Continue Reading

Delhi NGOs, Education, GiveIndia NGOs, Hunger, Sarthak Prayas, The Elderly/Aged

Emergency Blood Donor Bank, Ration Distribution, Birthday Project, Green India and more

by Yashika Sharma Started in 1999 as emergency blood phone help line, Sarthak Prayas now works for four majorcauses —creating the longest chain of emergency blood donors, providing education and human values to children, giving benefits to senior citizens, and greening the environment for future generations. Mission Save Life, which is their dream project, is…

Continue Reading