Purchase of Equipment for the Holy Cross Hospital, Karnataka, India
The Friendly hand has given support to the Hospital in replacing their broken C Arm Machine, and also buying other necessary equipment. The hospital is managed by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Cross. They provide a tremendous service to the poor and needy people irrespective of caste, creed or religion. One of the principal activities of the Congregation is health promotion through Hospitals and health Centers.
Providing safe drinking water and sponsoring the food and medicine for 150 children in St, Xavier' School, Darsi, India
This project gave financial assistance for the stablishment of a reverse osmosis water purifying plant to purify drinking water for the pupils at St Xavier's Shool, Darsi. The water contained excessive flouride and was unfit for drinking, leading to serious health problems for the children. The Friendly hand also sponsors the food and medicines for 150 children at the school.