“Spread the Warmth” Campaign
Agewell Foundation have been initiating special campaign “Spread the Warmth” during winters for last couple of years amongst destitute & elderly people to protect them from chilling cold and save their life.
During the past 3 years Agewell Foundation collected over 600000 pieces of woolens & over 280000 elderly & needy people benefitted through this initiative across Delhi & NCR. Distribution vans were flagged by Honorable Chief Minister of Delhi, Smt. Sheila Dikshit, Mr. B K Gupta, the then police commissioner of Delhi and Lt. Governor Mr. Tejendra Khanna during 2009-10, 2010-11 & 2011-12 respectively.
The campaign was supported by the Hindustan Times, M3M India, India Habitat Centre, Delhi Golf Club, Lilliput Kids, M&B Footwears, Delhi Police,Max India Foundation, Max Hospitals, Galaxy Toyota, and leading schools and corporate houses.
Employment In Old Age
Agewell Foundation launched an Employment Exchange for Older Persons in 1999 to support older persons as an Intergenerational Initiative to assist them in getting gainful engagement opportunities in old age and to provide community involvement and to pursue opportunities for complete development of their potential. Further it has also implemented Home Tutors & Easy Accounts scheme (Eklavya) in Delhi.
Agewell Employment Exchange for Older Persons had received over 36000 calls/visits from older persons so far. Agewell Foundation does not only register needy older persons but also conducts skill development training from time to time. Through this initiative over 10000 older persons have already been benefitted.