2020 Completed Projects

COVID-19 Groceries Support

  • 15 days Groceries to 54 families: Handed groceries – Wheat floor, rice, dal, cooking oil, spices, and other items to 54 families from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. All of them are impacted due to COVID-19 lockdown. Thanks a lot Govil family for supporting this initiative. (Nov 2020).
  • 15 days Groceries to 100 families: Handed groceries – 15 kgs rice, dal, ravva, wheat floor, cooking oil, pulses, spices, 3 vegetables and other items to 100 families from brahmin community at Satyannarayanapuram, Vijayawada. All of them are impacted due to COVID-19 lockdown. Thanks a lot Ravi Kumar Remani, Chalapathi Emani, Lingesh Rajori for supporting this initiative. (Sep 2020).
  • 1 month Groceries to 157 families from Surabhi Drama: Handed groceries – 25 kgs rice, dal, ravva, cooking oil, peanuts, pulses, spices, and other items to 157 families from Surabhi theatre group, Hyderabad. Surabhi families have been performing stage dramas for the last 135 years. They are impacted due to COVID-19 lockdown. (Sep 2020).
  • 1 month Groceries to 30 weaver families: Handed groceries – 25 kgs rice, dal, cooking oil, ravva, pulses, spices and other items to 30 weaver families from Lingala Ghanapur, Janagaon, Telangana. They make Pochampalli sarees. They are all impacted due to COVID-19 lockdown. (Sep 2020).
  • 15 days Groceries to 200 tribal families: Handed groceries to 200 tribal families in interior forest habitations near Bhadradri Kothagudem, Telangana. These people do not have any income at the moment due to COVID-19 and are in need of groceries. Each family was given 10kgs rice, dal, cooking oil and other groceries. Thanks to all our donors and supporters. Thanks to our Dr. Naren, Dr. Kapil Sharma and IDO team for distributing groceries. (11th June 2020).
  • 15 days Groceries to 100 families: Handed groceries – 10 kgs rice, dal, ravva, cooking oil, 3 vegetables and other items to 100 families from brahmin community at Satyannarayana puram, Vijayawada. All of them are impacted during COVID-19 lockdown. Thanks a lot Ravi Kumar Remani, Chalapathi Emani for supporting this initiative. Thanks to Vimala Chigurupati garu and Sudheekshan foundation for organizing the program. (21st May 2020).
  • 10 days Groceries to 250 senior citizens: Provided groceries to 250 senior citizens in Nutakki, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh. Each person was given 5kgs rice, dal, cooking oil and other essential items to support them for 10 days. These people are old, single and do not have any income or family members to support them. Thanks to Akramuddin, Nizamuddin and others (6th May 2020).
  • 12,000 kgs of rice to 700 tribal families in Bhadradri Kothagudem: Supported 2000 people in 45 tribal hamlets in Bhadradri Kothagudem district, Telangana with 12,000kgs of rice during the COVID-19 lockdown. All these families did not have ration cards. Thanks to our partners Dr. Naren, Dr. Kapil and IDO for organizing the activity. (10th April 2020).
  • 15 days Groceries to 200 migrant guest worker families: Handed groceries to 200 families in Atchampet mandal, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh. Each family was given – rice, dal, cooking oil, upma ravva, 5 vegetables, and many other essential items to support them for 15 days. These are migrant agricultural workers that came to kurnool area. Due to COVID-19 lock down in India, they did not have work, couldn’t go back to their native place and were in need of food/groceries. Thanks to Narasimha Sikha, Rythu Swarajya Vedika and Mannem Badraiah garu for local coordination and support. (31st March 2020).

Protein Powder to 350 Malnourished Tribal Children/Mothers (Bhadradri Kothagudem, Telangana)

  • Protein Powder to children, pregnant women and lactating mothers: Started providing protein powder supplement to children, pregnant women and lactating mothers in 16 tribal hamlets in Bhadradri Kothagudem district, Telangana. Severe malnutrition is observed in children and women in these interior forest habitations. Identified 350 children and women. Each one is given 60grams of protein powder per day at a set time by a health volunteer (total 1.8kgs of protein powder per month to each person). Progress is closely monitored and measured every 3 months. Thanks to all our donors for supporting this program. Thanks to Dr. Naren and Dr. Kapil Sharma for leading this program (Protein powder is made with roasted Bengal gram, peanuts, wheat, jowar and jaggery). (May 2020 – April 2021).

Matruchaya Orphanage (Nutakki, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh)

  • Groceries: Handed groceries to Matruchaya to support them for 2 months (400kgs rice, cooking oil, jaggery, tamarind and other items). Bhimireddy Sivareddy retired head master graced the occasion (12th January 2020).
  • TV: Handed a 55 inch TV to Matruchaya for the kids to watch inspirational and motivational programs on sundays and holidays. Sri Bh. Sivareddy, retired head master, Nutakki ZPH School was the honorary guest for the event. (12th January 2020).
  • After School Snacks: Continuing the after school snacks program that was started in Jan 2019, providing heathy, nutritious snacks to kids. (Jan-Dec 2020).
  • Milk for Health: Continuing milk for health program that was started in Jan 2019, providing each kid with a cup of milk per day. (Jan-Dec 2020).

Pratyusha Girls Home (Arakuvalley, AP)

  • Groceries: Handed 200 kgs rice, 45 liters Cooking oil, 20kgs dal, 50kgs ravva, 20kgs black gram, 10kgs green gram, pulses, Spices and many other groceries to support them for 2 months. (Oct 2020)
  • Groceries: Handed 200 kgs rice, 45 liters Cooking oil, 50kgs ravva, 20kgs bengal gram, 25kgs green gram, pulses, Spices and many other groceries to support them for 2 months. (17th August)
  • Groceries: Handed 200 kgs rice, 45 liters Cooking oil, 30kgs dal, 60kgs ravva, pulses, Spices and many other groceries to support them for 2 months. (12th June)
  • Groceries: Handed 276kgs of rice, Cooking oil, dal, ravva, jaggery, greengram, blackgram and other groceries. Thanks to Anupama Venkatesh and friends. (27th April)
  • Groceries: Handed 450kgs of rice, 60liters cooking oil, upma ravva, idly ravva, dal, pulses, coconut oil and other groceries to this tribal girls orphanage to support them for a month. (11th February)

Pallavi Oldage Home (Hyderabad, Telangana)

  • Groceries: Delivered 450kgs rice, 30 liters cooking oil, 50kgs dal, 50kgs ravva and other groceries to “Pallavi Oldage Home for women” at Hyderabad. Majority of the women at this facility are mentally challenged. Thanks a lot Ravi Remani for making this happen (Oct 2020).
  • Groceries: Delivered 300kgs of rice, cooking oil, dal and other groceries to “Pallavi Oldage Home for women” at Hyderabad. Thanks a lot Usha Kiran Desabhaktula and all other donors for making this happen.(10th February)

Surman Sansthan Home (Jaipur, Rajasthan)

  • Groceries: Handed groceries to Surman Sansthan Home to support them for 1 month. This orphanage is a home for 120 boys and girls. Thanks a lot Parul & family for making this happen. (Dec 2020)
  • Groceries: Handed groceries to Surman Sansthan Home to support them for 1 month. This orphanage is a home for 120 boys and girls. Thanks a lot Parul & family for making this happen. (Nov 2020)

MCBR Oldage Home (Pedaparimi, Andhra Pradesh)

  • Provided financial support to MCBR charitable trust to help in the construction of Oldage Home (Vruddalayam) at Pedaparimi near Vijayawada. Oldage Home will become operational in couple of months. Thanks to Anoop reddy for generous contribution! (July 2020)
  • Financial support to MCBR oldage home construction – Thanks to Sruthik. (July 2020)
  • Financial support to MCBR oldage home construction – Thanks to Prasada Jonnala. (27th April)

24,200 Meals

  • Sponsored 10,000 meals to children and families facing hunger in USA (26th Nov)
  • Sponsored 10,000 meals to children and families facing hunger in USA (9th May)
  • Sponsored 1,200 meals to children and families facing hunger in USA (23rd May)
  • Sponsored 2,000 meals to children and families facing hunger in San Francisco Bay Area in USA (6th May)
  • Sponsored 1,000 meals to children and families during COVID-19 lockdown in Hyderabad (5th May)

Prosthetic legs, Jaipur Legs to children/adults (Andhra Pradesh)

  • Provided prosthetic leg to 1 young adult: Handed prosthetic leg to Jayaraju, a B.Pharmacy student from Guntur who lost his right leg in a road accident last year. This enables him to continue studies and pursue his goals. Thanks a lot Srinivasa M for generous contribution and thanks to Vimala garu and Sudheekshan foundation for making this happen. (June 2020)
  • Jaipur leg: Provided Jaipur leg to one adult(July 2020)

COVID-19 Masks

  • Supported making of 500 masks with 3M filter. These are handed to medical emergency services staff, disabled and senior care centers in New Jersey area.(April 2020)

8 Health Kits for Tribal mobile health care, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Telangana

  • Provided 8 mother child health kits. These kits will provide vital Healthcare services to tribal families in interior forest habitations. No medical facility is within 25-30 mile radius. Each of these kits contains BP apparatus, stethoscope, digital thermometer, fetal doppler, glucometer, pulse oximeter, weighing machine, Himoglobin meter..etc. Using these kits, trained health workers go to tribal hamlets and are providing maternal and child care services to pregnant women including antenatal care, postnatal care and safe deliveries. General healthcare services are provided to seniors as well with this kit. These kits are saving lives.

Tribal Health Clinic, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Telangana

  • Supporting a tribal health clinic. Supporting a health clinic with a doctor and community health worker. Tribal people utilizing this clinic as their go to hospital for any medical needs. Basic health care is given here. Many health issues are being identified early. If it’s critical, they are admitted to the local government hospital, which could be 50-80 miles away. This clinic is serving 25-30 tribal hamlets with total population of 3000.

Tribal Schools Support (7 schools, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Telangana)

  • Supporting 8 tribal schools in Bhadradri Kothagudem area. These schools at Paalavaagu, Gandiguppa, Bhendlapaadu, Marrigudem, Jaggaram, Mathkur, and Ontigudesa tribal hamlets are providing education to 225 kids. Thanks to Dr. Naren, Dr. Kapil and team for leading this initiative. Thanks to all our donors for enabling Rural Hope Foundation to support these schools. (March 2020 – Apr 2021).
  • Provided financial support to setup 6 tribal schools. (Mar – Aug 2020).

Tribal School Support (1 school at Rolugunta, Arakuvalley, Andhra Pradesh )

  • Supported a tribal elementary school with teacher’s salary for six months, until it started receiving funds from government. The school is located at Rolugunta tribal hamlet, an interior forest habitation near Lumbasingi, Visakhapatnam, AP. Thanks to Pradeep, Mallik and team for setting up this school and providing education to tribal kids. (May-Oct 2020)

Scholarships, School Fee, Teachers Salaries

  • Recruited 6 additional teaching staff at 4 schools to supplement students’ education and paying their salaries for this year (2020)
  • College Fees – In progress…
  • Scholarships – In progress…

School Infrastructure

  • Major remodeling of a school building at a high school to use it as a study room for students (Sep 2020).
  • Built a secure metal fence on top of compound wall at a high school (Dec 2020)
  • Remodeled a big office space at a high school to create an additional room for the purpose of counseling students (Feb 2020).
  • Provided financial support to improve infrastructure at a high school (Feb 2020).

Computers and Printers to Schools

  • Handed a Desktop and 6 desktop clients to a ZPH school (Nov 2020)
  • Handed 6 desktop computers to ZPH School, Nutakki, Guntur district, AP (23rd February).

Books to School Libraries

  • In Progress

Sports Equipment to Schools

  • Provided table tennis equipment to 3 high schools – Each school was given two table tennis tables, 4 rackets/paddles and 3 tennis balls (Feb 2020).
  • Provided Volleyball polls, net, 6 volleyballs; Throw ball net & 6 balls; 12 Badminton balls to a high school (Feb 2020).
  • Monkey bars / horizontal ladder for a high school – In progress…