LWDF donated USD 35000 to Barrackpore Avenue Women's Social Cultural & Welfare Society for buying a land to run girls' orphanage, educating and schooling children belonging to the economically poorest sections and free home for destitute old women.
The vacant land
Occupied enclosed land
Barrackpore Avenue Women's Social Cultural & Welfare Society is intensively carrying out various activities covering women's empowerment, girls' orphanage, educating and schooling children belonging to the economically poorest sections and free home for destitute old women etc. Living With Dignity is affiliated to Living With Dignity Foundation, USA, but carry out various welfare activities in India independently.
Both these Societies enjoy exemption from Tax under the Income Tax Act and donations made to them are eligible to tax concession Under the IT ActThey have now joined together to carry out the Project SAFAL. The Project envisages to run vocational training centres for women and girls, schools, girls' orphanage, old age home etc.
With the financial assistance of USD 35,000 from Living With Dignity Foundation, USA made through Living with Dignity, the Indian Chapter of LWDF, the society could purchase a landed property worth Rs. 40 lacs where other kind-hearted donors made donation for this land of about 15 cotthas at Barrackpore for the Project.
for destitute women and children in Barrackpore
Barrackpore Avenue Women Cultural and Social Welfare Society
is an organization working in the areas of women empowerment,
child literacy and destitute elderly care for the past
12 years. Presently, it is functioning in North 24 Parganas
in West Bengal. It is running 2 orphanages, 2 old age
homes, 14 slum schools, 4 vocational training centers,
2 legal counseling cells, charitable dispensaries and
awareness camps. LWDF
renders financial assistance to them.
for Destitute Girls in Bankura
is a voluntary organization works in Amrakanon, Bankura,
a remote village where women empowerment is practiced
with practical vision. LWDF donated in 2010 considerable
amount for accommodation of destitute girls those are
studying in the High School run by Samaita.
Hijaldaha Orphan Project, Bankura
Vivekananda Seva Samity, Hijaldaha, Bankura runs an self sustained orphanage in the remote ruural area of Bankura in West Bengal where Living With Dignity Foundation donated the cost of an auditorium that was inaugurated by Shipra Roy in 2010. Prabir Roy accompanied by Shipra Roy and the Governing Body Members, Shiaditya Ganguly, Sahadeb Mondal, RP Chakravarty and Bulbul Ganguly and Rina Mondal, visited the project and interacted with the beneficiaries.
for mentally retarded ones
are presently working with Behala Bodhoyan, a voluntary
organization running a home and rehabilitation center
for mentally retarded children. A 13 seater school bus
was donated to them on 10th January, 2009 for transporting
the mentally retarded ones. General Shankar Roy Chaudhury,
President, Living With Dignity, Kolkata, an affiliated
unit of LWDF, launched the bus in presence of Prabir
Roy and other dignitaries. A home for residential care
of these mentally retarded ones is constructed with
the aid of LWDF. The foundation stone was laid by General
Shankar Roy Chaudhury, President, Living With Dignity,
Kolkata, an affiliated unit of LWDF in presence of Prabir
Roy and other dignitaries. For more details of the project,
please visit www.behalabodhayan.org.
have joined hand with Vivekananda Seva Samity, Hijaldaha,
Bankura, at rural Bengal where an orphanage is being aided
by LWDF for building an auditorium and taking care of
the orphans. A check of USD 7500 was handed over to them
on 7th January, 2009.
for Sanitation improvement - We
are working with a voluntary organization in Bankura district
of West Bengal where villagers are given free sanitary
lavatory to improve upon their life standard. These people
are used to go to open area for toilet thus spreading
Removal Program - Arsenic and Fluoride is a menace
is in many villages of West Bengal in India. We could
think about adopting a village to provide villagers arsenic
Age Home - We are planning to assist such organization
that considers home for elderly people at their old age
when they do not have anyone to how solidarity to them.