Community Services-Women Empowerment
Mar Chrysostomos Karunya Anna
This is our latest initative where we are providing daily mid day meal to the needy patients at Tumkur District Hospital and poor people in various parts of Tumkur town .This initiative is managed by our Dayasparsha Hospital, Tumkur under the guidance of WINGS Foundation.
Dayavarsha RO Drinking Water Plant
On request from the Hebbur Grama Panchayath to set up a Water Purification Center in the site provided by them at Hebbur town, Dayabhavan installed a water purification plant a in the year 2016 for the benefit people living around the area.
- Reverse Osmosis Plant – 500 L/h
- Dispenses 10 L of drinking water at a nominal charge of 1 Rupee
- Around 3000 L of water delivered every day.
Nagesh Memorial Counseling Center
Nagesh, one of the senior inmate of Dayatheeram was pursuing his bachelor degree in social work at Gurushree College in Tumkur when he fell ill and succumbed to the disease. He was passionate to become a counselor and run a quality counseling center. In memory of its beloved son, and pursuant to his unfulfilled dream, the institution established a counseling center in his very name which focused to provide a complete psycho-social support to the needy.
- Suicide prevention classes
- Family counseling
- Counseling sessions on illiteracy issues, exam fear, depression, etc.
- De-addiction classes
- Grief counseling
- Mental health campaigns
- Pre- and post-marital counseling
- Street plays.
Tailoring Training Program
In 2005,Dayabhavan began a tailoring center in Tumkur town focusing on the empowerment of women infected with HIV. After the successful completion of tailoring course (3 months duration), the trainees are provided with a sewing machine free of cost. In 2016, the center was shifted to the community service building in Hebbur.
Soft Loan Scheme for Women
Grants of instalments. 5000 each loaned to 30 economically poor HIV-infected families to start petty businesses at home which would be repaid in monthly installments (Rs. 500) after commencing an income-generation activity. So far we have supported about 50 families.