NGO: Babasaheb Ambedkar Vaidyakiya Pratishthan Trust

Background:

The Trust provides social services throughout its five health centers located in impoverished slums of Maharasthra. In addition to health services, which provide medical attention at an affordable rate to underserved slum populations, the trust also provides IT and career training for young men and women in these areas, in addition to other social and financial programs aimed at uplifting these communities. Since 2000, the trust has medically treated more than 4.5 million patients.

IDRF Partner Since: 2000

Focus Area: Health

Location: Maharashtra

Project Title: Hedgewar Hospital Expansion

Details:

The Dr. Hedgewar Hospital is currently operating at full capacity, and is still experiencing great need from the local communities. The expansion project aims to almost triple the capacity of hospital as well as provide a number of facilities that are unavailable, but highly demanded, in the current state.