Rishi Valley Education Centre - Rural Health Project

Project Brief: The Rishi Valley Education Center runs diverse programs - providing education, organic farming, water conservation / management and health care. Asha is supporting the health care project.
Project Type: Other (description)
Primary Focus: health and cleanliness (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Seattle
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Sumana Reddy
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts: Prema Grandhi
Project Address: , Rishi Valley Education Center,Krishnamurti foundation India,Madanapalle,
ANDHRA PRADESH  517352
Tel: +918571280622/280582
Stewarding Chapter: Seattle
Dec 2016SeattleUSD 5153
Nov 2015SeattleUSD 18111
Jun 2014SeattleUSD 19882
May 2013SeattleUSD 9600
Dec 2010SeattleUSD 7350
Apr 2010SeattleUSD 1000
Jan 2009SeattleUSD 2100

Total = $63196

1. To provide primary level diagnostic and curative health services.
2.To provide a comprehensive Eye care Program.
3.To provide education on various aspects of health - infectious disease,AIDS, substance abuse(esp alcoholism) and the importance of nourishment to mothers and their children.
4.To train community health workers who would be able to provide basic first-aid and monitor the health of those undergoing treatment and report serious illnessses.
RVEC is actively involved in the welfare of the local population in this drought prone part of Andhra Pradesh. They have successfully implemented innovative Rural education programs, developed ecologically sound methods of conserving water, developed hardy varieties of rice suitable to grow in the area. The health center is responsible for providing quality care to the surrounding villages.
This is a Donor Specific Project initiated by the alumnus of Rishi Valley School