Heavy rains in the last week of September 2009 caused flash floods in north Karnataka and the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh, affecting nearly two million people and claiming 210 lives. Of the two million, 1.4 million people affected are from Andhra Pradesh. Most of these displaced people are poor and have to depend on government aid to rebuild their homes. With the already high rates of malnutrition in the areas, the situation is particularly serious for young children.
SERUDS is one of the leading NGOs in Andhra Pradesh. It has provided assistance to 7500 families of flood affected victims in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh. Apart from emergency relief, it has set up Crèche Program for children among flood affected families with the following objectives :
- Provide safe day care for children in age group 1-7 yrs
- facilitate overall physical and mental growth, health and emotional well being
- Provide pre-school education
- Provide nutritionally balanced hot meals
- Help in enrolling to primary school
Currently, SERUDS is operating 12 Crèche - Child Charity in flood affected areas in Kurnool, Mahabub Nagar Districts of Andhra Pradesh. Around 360 children are receiving care that their families would otherwise not have been able to provide. Crèche workers are a well-trained, experienced and dedicated. Future plans include purchase of one acre (4840 square yards) land and establish a children home for to eradicate child labor, and rescue street children.
We are providing nutritious food, pre primary education, games with toys and other all possible assistance to 360 children in Kurnool and Mahbub Nagar districts of AP under Child Charity program.
SERUDS has launched ‘Sponsor a Child’ scheme for companies under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and individuals.
You can sponsor a child with 180 US Dollars for one year. This includes all the basic requirements like good Nutritious food with milk, Fruits, butter, and other nutritional supplements, clothes, education, medicare, etc. Under this scheme a child can be allotted to more than one person. You can become sole sponsor with a contribution of just US $500 for one child for one year.
Donors will receive reports on the child’s progress. They are welcome to visit the child and the family. You can sponsor online at Sponsor a Child India
Sai Educational Rural and Urban Development Society (SERUDS)
D.No.46-740, GMK Street, Near III Town Police Station
BUDHAVARAPETA, KURNOOL – 518 002
ANDHRA PRADESH, SOUTH INDIA
Phone : +91- (08518) 255626