Centre continued with medical relief camps to all natural disasters. A dedicated team of doctors, nurses and volunteers setup camps onsite to treat the affected people. So far 9 major disasters have been covered. Orissa Cyclone, (1999) Gujrat Earth quake. (2001) Mumbai Floods, (2005) Tsunami, (2004) Mumbai Bomb Blast, (2006) Yawatmal Farmer Suicide, (2007) Bihar Floods, (2008) Mumbai terrorist Attack, (2008) Kerala Flood, (2018)
Child education: This program is specially for the children of women working as home help. Their children are given free education and prepared them to get admission in school and receive further formal school education. This program is running at ALIGARH (U.P.) India by Ms. Seema Gupta.
Daily free food distribution to poor cancer patients and their relatives. (200 dinner packs) They are coming from interstate to Tata Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Camps were organized to encourage eye donation . A film was produced “Andhere Se Ujale Tak” . Shree Sai Hospital, kandivali (E) takes special interest in counselling relatives of deceased patients for eye donation.
Solar lamps were given to villages not connected to power grid. Open kerosene lamps used in hutments are health risk and fire hazard. Over a period of 2 years 200 solar lanterns were given to 5 villages. Our centre was approved by MNRE, Govt department of renewable energy.
An educational 20 min film titled “Jagriti” was produced. Film was widely screened. It was very helpful to clarify myths on HIV spread. Film is available on You – tube. Four more films were produced. Out of that two films “Life is not a joke” and “Silent Killer” had interesting story lines created using puppets. “Jhijhak Kyun” in Q & A format was produced on sex education for school college students.
With the support of Mahindra and Mahindra CSR funding , Centre expanded its HIV Awareness program and covered over 1,00,000 population that included truck divers, interstate factory workers, police personnels and many from government departments. Over 40 schools and colleges were covered. Teachers were trained to teach students about the myths & dangers of HIV.
Kamalni Nilmani Charitable Trust was formally registered, and AAS Centre for Human Hope was established to conduct various projects under it. Spread of HIV-AIDS was one of the major concerns that time in India. To combat it, AAS Centre started HIV Awareness campaign.
35 Medical camps were conducted in Maharashtra villages. Team of doctors, nurses and volunteers provided their time free of cost. Medicines were donated by Goel Hospital, Andheri (E), Mumbai