The aims and objectives for which the trust is established are to provide shelter , food, clothing, Medical aid and other help required which the means of the “ASHRAM” to those who are aged, helpless or forsaken by his or her dear-ones.
Vrudha Sevashram Trust has started this Ashram in 1972 which is open to all castes and creeds, for those who are aged men and women.
Our Trust is registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 in the year May 1978 and also registered under the society registration Act 1960 in the march 1978.
Our organization runs three branches which cater mainly to the destitute elderly mean and women. The old Age home at sangli was established in 1972 by late Mr.Joseph Fernandes with the help of social workers and philanthropists of the area. This Old Age Home has established an excellent report with the local community . There is a constant interaction with school, colleges, voluntary organizations like Rotary Club, Lion’s Club, Innerwheel Club and organization of senior citizens. Social workers come forward to help the Home whenever required.
Our branch at Meghjibhaiwadi, Miraj caters to the elderly lepers. Meghjibhaiwadi is a colony of lepers.The community building of the colony has been lent by the Trust to carry out our activities. This branch has been functioning since 1997 without any grant in aid from either the state or the Central Government.
The State Government has handed over the Matoshri Old age home at Mahagaon Dist.Satara to our organization on no grant basis. we started admitting needy old men and women since September 2007.
We run these three branches with active support of the community. There are regular visits from schoolchildren and college student . we try to sensitvize towards the plight of the elderly. Once in a white we organization trips to place of interest. Local groups regularly visit the Home and hold prayer meeting with the inmates. Last year we organized a trip to ……………..
We have an arrangement with the civil Hospital at Sangli and Satara where we admit sick inmates. The Richardson Leprosy Hospital treats our inmates at Maghjibhai wadi private Hospital and Students of Medical colleges and Nursing Colleges visit the home and examine our inmates and prescribe proper treatment and care
Our organization tries to help needly and destitute old people in every possible way. We try our best with the help of well wishers to make our inmates happy in the twilight years of their lives.