13 Mar: Jeera – Home for the Mentally Disabled

This is a Home which was started in Musheerabad by a nun. It is home to mentally challenged citizens from various cities like Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh. They were rescued from the terrible street life that they were living. Praneeth’s father had a friend named Chandrasekhar; who was a local MLA’s secretary, and a journalist. He informed us regarding this Home. We found out that good food was scarce there and so with the journalist’s help, we invested our funds in a huge supply of fruits and also got a discount when we informed the suppliers about the cause.

13 Mar: Shishu Vihar

Praneeth found out from his mother who is a Government officer about Andhra Pradesh State Government run Home called “Shishu Vihar” about the requirement of blankets for the 300 orphaned children. The Home took care of month-old babies to 18 year old girls and AIDS victimized children in addition to the 30 elderly women