FRESH DRINKING WATER:
11 Primary Schools, 2 High Schools and 24 Remote Villages were provided with fresh drinking water. This benefits over 30,000 people who were suffering for a long time and in need of these lifesaving projects.
42 Eye Camps were held in remote villages aiding 36,304 people and providing reading glasses to 6,457 people, 18,525 people were treated with medications involving dry eye, conjunctivitis, eye burning. 34 glaucoma surgeries were held, as well as 6,388 cataract surgeries and 28 people with corneal dystrophies were treated.
More than 19,000 people were treated, including 3,641 with fever, 2,916 with flu, 926 with back pain, 207 people with knee problems, 506 constipations, 257 people has body spots and 2,425 people were given blood tests.
9 camps were set up with 686 people checked. 609 people were given medications, 44 dental extractions and 9 dentures fitted.
987 people were given blankets & clothing while 91 families were supplied with yearly food and clothing. A further 54 handicapped families were given food, clothing and medical help. 118 schools were provided with nutritious food supporting 42,165 boys and 40,199 girls.
In our skills training programme, we have fully trained 129 people who will now be able to setup their own tailoring business. Three sewing machines were given to widows enabling to support their families.
8 schools are being sponsored providing every student with uniforms, satchels, shoes and stationery.
The charity's Interest Only project has encouraged more depositors to come forward and as a result income from interest rose from 125,000 rupees to 350,000 rupees. Giving extra income to fund the sanctuary as well as other projects.
The Cow Sanctuary is now totally self-funded. For the year ending April 2017, total income generated from sales of milk and cow dung was 1.4 million rupees. After deducting overheads (wages, maintenance, fuel cost, doctors's fees and general expenses,) we have an excess income of 590,000 rupees which will be used to fund further projects if needed otherwise it will be added to the charity's Interest Only project.We continue to fulfil our prime objective of not taking any admin costs from donations and would like to take this opportunity to thank all the donors for their continued support. Sai Sruti Charitable Trust does not directly approach for donations to be made. All the donations received come from donors inspired by past projects and word of mouth.