Projects
LWDF donated USD 35000 to Barrackpore Avenue Women's Social Cultural & Welfare Society for buying a land to run girls' orphanage, educating & schooling children belonging to the economically poorest sections & free home for destitute old women.
Barrackpore Avenue Women's Social Cultural & Welfare Society is intensively carrying out various activities covering women's empowerment, girls' orphanage, educating and schooling children belonging to the economically poorest sections and free home for destitute old women etc.

Living With Dignity is affiliated to Living With Dignity Foundation, USA, but carry out various welfare activities in India independently.

Both these Societies enjoy exemption from Tax under the Income Tax Act and donations made to them are eligible to tax concession Under the IT Act

They have now joined together to carry out the Project SAFAL. The Project envisages to run vocational training centres for women and girls, schools, girls' orphanage, old age home etc.

With the financial assistance of USD 35,000 from Living With Dignity Foundation, USA  made through Living with Dignity, the Indian Chapter of LWDF, the society could purchase a landed property worth Rs. 40 lacs where other kind-hearted donors made donation for this  land of about 15 cotthas at  Barrackpore for the Project.
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Kamarhati Project
LDWF donated USD7800 to Barrackpore Avenue Women Cultural and Social Welfare Society, an organization working in the areas of women empowerment, child literacy and destitute elderly care for the past 12 years presently the organization is functioning in North 24 Parganas in West Bengal. It is running 2 orphanages, 2 old age homes, 14 slum schools, 4 vocational training centers, 2 legal counseling cells, charitable dispensaries and awareness camps.
LWDF donated USD7800 as a first phase assistance to the organization.

Mr. Sankaracharya Mukhopadhyay, the Secretary of India Chapter of LWDF, handed over the check to Ms Camellia Johnson, the Head of the organization on behalf of Prabir Roy who made his recent visit to the beneficiary.

Kamarhati is one of the largest Industrial slums of West Bengal. With The lock out of the jute mills, life has become crippled. Women and Children are the innocent victims of illiteracy, unemployment for true of dominating husbands and deprivation towards the girl child.

Financial independence of these women can only be a means of redemption keeping this focus in mind the organization runs various income generation vocational training courses in rented Clubs which hampered the regularity of the classes.

The premises measuring about 260 sq ft in Kamarhati ward No 1 has been donated to the organization by living with Dignity Foundation Now York. This place would serve as a permanent venue for conducting the vocational training courses i.e. tailoring, beautician, and embroidery. It will serve as a place for women to make saleable items and be a venue for meeting, awareness generation programmers and a common point for redressal of grievances.

The community center donated by LWDF would serve as a platform for the growth and progress of many deprived women and will help to make a major difference in many Lives.

Street Children Project, Kolkata

Prabir Roy accompanied by Ms. Shipra Roy and RP Chakravarty visited Udvas, the voluntary organization of Kolkata that works for education and uplift of destitute and street children, on 13th February, 2011. They spend sometime with them. Prabir Roy assured them assistance and donated Rs. 5000 to their secretary.

Samita destitute Girls hostel, Bankura

Samaita is a voluntary organization works in Amrakanon, Bankura, a remote village where women empowerment is practiced with practical vision. LWDF donated in 2010 considerable amount for accommodation of destitute girls those are studying in the High School run by Samaita.

Orphanage Project

Vivekananda Seva Samity, Hijaldaha, Bankura runs an self sustained orphanage in the remote ruural area of Bankura in West Bengal where Living With Dignity Foundation donated the cost of an auditorium that was inaugurated by Shipra Roy in 2010.

Project for mentally retarded ones - We are presently working with Behala Bodhoyan, a voluntary organization running a home and rehabilitation center for mentally retarded children. A 13 seater school bus was donated to them on 10th January, 2009 for transporting the mentally retarded ones. General Shankar Roy Chaudhury, President, Living With Dignity, Kolkata, an affiliated unit of LWDF, launched the bus in presence of Prabir Roy and other dignitaries. A home for residential care of these mentally retarded ones is being constructed with the aid of LWDF. The foundation stone was laid by General Shankar Roy Chaudhury, President, Living With Dignity, Kolkata, an affiliated unit of LWDF in presence of Prabir Roy and other dignitaries. A check of USD 15,000 was handed over to Sasanka Sekhar Ghosh, Secretary Behala Bodhayan by Sri Sankaracharya Mukhopadhyay, the Secretary of Living with Dignity. For more details of the project, please visit www.behalabodhayan.org.
  • Project for orphanage - We have joined hand with Vivekananda Seva Samity, Hijaldaha, Bankura, at rural Bengal where an orphanage is being aided by LWDF for building an auditorium and taking care of the orphans. A check of USD 7500 was handed over to them on 7th January, 2009.
  • Project for mentally retarded ones - We are presently working with Behala Bodhoyan, a voluntary organization running a home and rehabilitation center for mentally retarded children. A 13 seater school bus was donated to them on 10th January, 2009 for transporting the mentally retarded ones. General Shankar Roy Chaudhury, President, Living With Dignity, Kolkata, an affiliated unit of LWDF, launched the bus in presence of Prabir Roy and other dignitaries. A home for residential care of these mentally retarded ones is being constructed with the aid of LWDF. The foundation stone was laid by General Shankar Roy Chaudhury, President, Living With Dignity, Kolkata, an affiliated unit of LWDF in presence of Prabir Roy and other dignitaries. Acheck of USD 15,000 was handed over to Sasanka Sekhar Ghosh, Secretary Behala Bodhayan by Sri Sankaracharya Mukhopadhyay, the Secretary of Living with Dignity.
  • Project for Sanitation improvement - We are working with a voluntary organization in Bankura district of West Bengal where villagers are given free sanitary lavatory to improve upon their life standard. These people are used to go to open area for toilet thus spreading airborne diseases.
  • Arsenic Removal Program - Arsenic and Fluoride is a menace is in many villages of West Bengal in India. We could think about adopting a village to provide villagers arsenic free water
  • Old Age Home - We are planning to assist such organization that considers home for elderly people at their old age when they do not have anyone to how solidarity to them.
 
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