Project information

Solar Light for Snehalaya and its children

Being in rural areas, there is hardly any electricity to fulfill even the essential requirements but there is plenty of sun. We wish we had capital funds to use solar light for our electricity needs but it required a capital funding of £100K.

January 2011 - August 2011

Charity information: Gwalior Childrens Charity (Help Children of India)

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  • Need

    Need

    There is hardly any electricity even for essential needs and we have to depend upon generators for essential requirements being quite expensive as well its hazards for environment and pollution.

    Solution

    There is plenty of Sun but we have no money to make use of it. It needs capital funds to make use of this solar energy to make the life of children and residents of Snehalaya comfortable as well for all the essential requirements there.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To get electricity for daily and essential needs

    Activities

    » To make use of solar energy in place of electricity, but only if we had £100K for making it happen.

    Success will be with electricity available, a comfortable life for the residents and for all the essential needs with less complications and no more preventable deaths ...


  • Impact

    Impact

    Happy children, pollution free environment, savings in long run to make better use of available funds for other requirements for these children and more children in future...

    Risk

    No risks as compared to the risks we face every day at present including unability to use even life saving equipment sometimes when essential...

    Reporting

    Informing the success stories by e mails, by post and by inviting them to visit and see it all by themselves.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £100,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £80,000 Equipment To supply solar energy equivalent of 10MB electricity.
      £15,000 Salaries Maintenance staff
      £5,000 expenses for maintenance, replacements etc.

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Dr.Meena Sharma Memorial Foundation £5,000 Conditional
    Friends of Snehalaya £5,000 Conditional
  • Background

    Location

    Snehalaya, The Home with Love, Village Sikroda, Post Badori, Distt. Gwalior (M.P.), India

    Beneficiaries

    Children and residents in Snehalaya, local community through Hospital and school on site.
    We have 63 Orphan or abandoned children living in Snehalaya mostly disabled and or Chronically sick including Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, HIV, Hepatitis B, various disabilities........ when completed it will house 200 such children.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    This is the only charity working for such children in this area.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Dr. B.K.Sharma

    Man behind this work having brought to this stage working over last twelve year details on www.helpchildrenofindia.org A team of 450 volunteers help