HELD BY GUJARAT FOUNDATION IN GUJARAT
Generally Gujarati staying in USA want to do something in their
own motherland to be helpful to their own people. Gujarat foundation
is doing such activities with the help of leading local social organizations
only, and even governmental help may be taken if it is required.
Donations given to such organizations are under the authorization
of Home Ministry, so Gujarat Foundation is an organization which
works under the authorization of this Ministry.
1. Water Storage:
Gujarat is always affected severely by the attacks of droughts.
Many areas in North Gujarat, Saurashtra, and Kuccha always remain
in the severe shortage of water. Foundation has acquired a data
mentioning that it only costs 100 dollars to relive a well in the
area where water's shortage is really grasping its teeth. Foundation
has already started working in this direction with the help of some
local organization for the betterment of these villages, and foundation
has also started making dams over rivers.
2. Help Setting Up Janitorial Unit:
After taking consideration of the requirement of the necessity and
cleanliness of the public Janitorial in Gujarat, an organization
called National Sanitation and Environment Improvement Foundation
set up "Pay and Use" type of Janitorial Units in Ahmedabad, Baroda,
Surat, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Bilimora, Chikhali, Godhara, Devgarh-Bariya,
Zalod, Kodinar, Una, Talaja, Valsad, Padra, Dakor, Dwarka, Somnath,
and Ambaji cities. Through this more than 150 persons have been
paid. Foundation has also been working to set up such more units
in different cities with the help of some local organizations.
Such units are desperately needed in some educational institutions,
pilgrimages, picnic spots, hospitals, industrial areas, city bus
stop or railway stations, and Gujarat Foundation has come ahead
to set up all these requirements.
3. Teaching and Living Expenses Sponsorship for Orphans:
Every month 25 dollars to each orphan child in Orphanages of Gujarat
is being given, and approximately 500 children will be covered in
this plan per year.
Foundation is also working in the directions that one donator should
adopt a child and take care of him until he could live on his own.
Children from 5 to 15 years of age are eligible for this program.
Donators interested in this program should contact Foundation at
4. Help for Old Age People Home:
There is a great number of Seniors living in Old Age Home due to
several personal and economical conditions. There are some local
organizations working for this without asking for money. Foundation
is helping such organizations and each senior could get 500 dollars
annually until his life ended for his living expenses. Even Foundation
is working towards maintaining a mail contacts between the donators
and the seniors which can help the senior in soothing.
5. Help for Needy Women:
Foundation is working really hard to help needy and helpless women
to get them education and rights back in society, and even to support
them with their expenses. Donators could donate for their living
expenses and even to support the expenses for the marriage of young
girls. For more details please contact Gujarat Foundation.