Giving Back  to the Needy The Freedom From Poverty Foundation WWW.FFPF.ORG Helping Foster Development in India
OBJECTIVE To provide education and better health to the under-privileged, starting in the remote villages in Uttar Pradesh.
EDUCATION India has 350 million people below the age of 16; the largest single population of youth anywhere in the world. ...
1984:  Foundation of Acharyakul Social Education and Charitable Society. 1984:  Primary school with two classrooms and 125...
The school had started off with  3 classrooms
1988-1998:  An increased education level from primary education to the undergraduate program. Soon after, 28 classrooms an...
Students have been honoured and have earned recognition for their outstanding educational and cultural achievements.
1998 – Inter-college curriculum is added 2002 – Bachelors degree program is offered
“ Please do not feed us. Teach us the ways we can feed  ourselves.”    
Presently, there are more than  3000 students attending school from kindergarten to BA level classes.
FUTURE GENERATION  Say “ Namaste ” to our
Thanks to the donations from Canada, we are investing in the next generation where the need has reached a critical stage.
In addition to standard curriculum the school also offers: Adult literacy education Family planning  Nutrition Well-baby c...
However some adults seem less  enthusiastic than others.
SCHOOL FOR GIRLS IN CHINHAT, U.P.
2000 – Opening of a school for girls in  Chinhat, U.P. 200 students in 6 classrooms get a chance to  study. 2003 – 10 Comp...
CURIOSITY... LEARNING...
KNOWLEDGE  TRANSFERS
THANK YOU FROM  THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS
HEALTH  CARE
MEDICAL CLINICS
India spends 0.9% of its GDP on Public Health Expenditure. It ranks 171 out of 175 countries for public healthcare.  Howev...
We have been running charity general medicine clinics since 1987, with the participation of the Canadian medical staff.
THERE IS HOPE FOR EVERY MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD
WITH THE HELP OF CANADIAN  PROFESSIONALS WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE.  PLEASE HELP US IN HELPING THOSE  WHO CANNOT HELP THEMSELVES.
This child has survived and is doing well today... ...thanks to donations from Canadians
Medical camps also distribute free medicines.
Nurses from Canada contribute Educating about basic hygiene
DOCTOR  IN  ACTION…
HELP All he needs is…
YOU WILL LIVE Assurance…
Access to family planning clinics has empowered rural women.
<ul><li>Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Infant mortality has been reduced by 50% in the neighbourhood villages.  </li></ul>
Thank you You have saved another life
MOBILE CLINICS SERVE REMOTE VILLAGES
MOBILE CLINICS SERVING  MEN, WOMEN  AND CHILDREN
Mobile clinics have treated over  60 000   patients.
Local doctor does the tour of  the villages.
For the local villagers,  this is the only health care available
Freedom From Poverty Foundation and  Eye Foundation Of America  have jointly held eye clinics to remove cataracts and give...
PLEASE SPONSOR A CATARCT SURGERY.THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY $40 GIVES THE GIFT OF VISION TO A NEEDY PERSON AFTER BEFORE
A  PERMANENT  MEDICAL  FACILITY
Ram Janaki Charitable Hospital project to bring the patients from the medical and mobile clinics in a permanent medical fa...
Out patient clinic is functional and in operation
Construction of the main building is scheduled to start in November 2008.
IN 2008,  FREEDOM FROM POVERTY FOUNDATION  AND THE WORLD RENOWNED  ART OF LIVING FOUNDATION   LED BY SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR ...
THANKS TO THE PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ART OF LIVING FOUNDATION, THE HOSPITAL WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO PROVIDE AID TO BATTERED WOM...
IN SUMMARY…. WE ARE  HELPING  TOWARDS BETTER  EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE
PLEASE HELP US PUT A SMILE ON HER FACE
CAN WE COUNT ON YOU TO IMPROVE THE LIFE  OF CHILDREN LIKE  HER?
… AND THOUSANDS  LIKE HER? THANK YOU FOR  YOUR SUPPORT
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Slideshow presenting the past and present work of the Freedom from Poverty Foundation, whose aim is to help fight poverty and foster development in India by providing free health care and education. This was presented during the fundraiser held in Toronto on September 26, 2008. More information about the event: http://ffpf.org/english/events/20080926-torontofundraiser

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  1. 1. Giving Back to the Needy The Freedom From Poverty Foundation WWW.FFPF.ORG Helping Foster Development in India
  2. 2. OBJECTIVE To provide education and better health to the under-privileged, starting in the remote villages in Uttar Pradesh.
  3. 3. EDUCATION India has 350 million people below the age of 16; the largest single population of youth anywhere in the world. 35 million children are out of school. There is an immense need to provide access to education.
  4. 4. 1984: Foundation of Acharyakul Social Education and Charitable Society. 1984: Primary school with two classrooms and 125 students opens in the village of Anantpur Barhya District Azamghar (Uttar Pradesh).
  5. 5. The school had started off with 3 classrooms
  6. 6. 1988-1998: An increased education level from primary education to the undergraduate program. Soon after, 28 classrooms and a computer course classroom were added.
  7. 7. Students have been honoured and have earned recognition for their outstanding educational and cultural achievements.
  8. 8. 1998 – Inter-college curriculum is added 2002 – Bachelors degree program is offered
  9. 9. “ Please do not feed us. Teach us the ways we can feed ourselves.”    
  10. 10. Presently, there are more than 3000 students attending school from kindergarten to BA level classes.
  11. 11. FUTURE GENERATION Say “ Namaste ” to our
  12. 12. Thanks to the donations from Canada, we are investing in the next generation where the need has reached a critical stage.
  13. 13. In addition to standard curriculum the school also offers: Adult literacy education Family planning Nutrition Well-baby care Hygiene IMPACT Adult literacy is up by 50% Family planning is giving women the tools to decide on the number of children they want, so that every child born is a wanted child
  14. 14. However some adults seem less enthusiastic than others.
  15. 15. SCHOOL FOR GIRLS IN CHINHAT, U.P.
  16. 16. 2000 – Opening of a school for girls in Chinhat, U.P. 200 students in 6 classrooms get a chance to study. 2003 – 10 Computers are introduced in school
  17. 17. CURIOSITY... LEARNING...
  18. 18. KNOWLEDGE TRANSFERS
  19. 19. THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS
  20. 20. HEALTH CARE
  21. 21. MEDICAL CLINICS
  22. 22. India spends 0.9% of its GDP on Public Health Expenditure. It ranks 171 out of 175 countries for public healthcare. However, it ranks 18th out of 175 countries for private healthcare.
  23. 23. We have been running charity general medicine clinics since 1987, with the participation of the Canadian medical staff.
  24. 24. THERE IS HOPE FOR EVERY MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD
  25. 25. WITH THE HELP OF CANADIAN PROFESSIONALS WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
  26. 26. WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE. PLEASE HELP US IN HELPING THOSE WHO CANNOT HELP THEMSELVES.
  27. 27. This child has survived and is doing well today... ...thanks to donations from Canadians
  28. 28. Medical camps also distribute free medicines.
  29. 29. Nurses from Canada contribute Educating about basic hygiene
  30. 30. DOCTOR IN ACTION…
  31. 31. HELP All he needs is…
  32. 32. YOU WILL LIVE Assurance…
  33. 33. Access to family planning clinics has empowered rural women.
  34. 34. <ul><li>Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Infant mortality has been reduced by 50% in the neighbourhood villages. </li></ul>
  35. 35. Thank you You have saved another life
  36. 36. MOBILE CLINICS SERVE REMOTE VILLAGES
  37. 37. MOBILE CLINICS SERVING MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN
  38. 38. Mobile clinics have treated over 60 000 patients.
  39. 39. Local doctor does the tour of the villages.
  40. 40. For the local villagers, this is the only health care available
  41. 41. Freedom From Poverty Foundation and Eye Foundation Of America have jointly held eye clinics to remove cataracts and give the gift of vision to the needy people.
  42. 42. PLEASE SPONSOR A CATARCT SURGERY.THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY $40 GIVES THE GIFT OF VISION TO A NEEDY PERSON AFTER BEFORE
  43. 43. A PERMANENT MEDICAL FACILITY
  44. 44. Ram Janaki Charitable Hospital project to bring the patients from the medical and mobile clinics in a permanent medical facility.
  45. 45. Out patient clinic is functional and in operation
  46. 46. Construction of the main building is scheduled to start in November 2008.
  47. 47. IN 2008, FREEDOM FROM POVERTY FOUNDATION AND THE WORLD RENOWNED ART OF LIVING FOUNDATION LED BY SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR BECAME PARTNERS IN THE RAM JANAKI HOSPITAL PROJECT
  48. 48. THANKS TO THE PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ART OF LIVING FOUNDATION, THE HOSPITAL WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO PROVIDE AID TO BATTERED WOMEN, PEOPLE WITH AIDS, FAMILY SUPPORT AND YOGA.
  49. 49. IN SUMMARY…. WE ARE HELPING TOWARDS BETTER EDUCATION AND HEALTH CARE
  50. 50. PLEASE HELP US PUT A SMILE ON HER FACE
  51. 51. CAN WE COUNT ON YOU TO IMPROVE THE LIFE OF CHILDREN LIKE HER?
  52. 52. … AND THOUSANDS LIKE HER? THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT

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