There is an increasing awareness of the fact that the first few years of a child’s life are the mainly insightful period, in the course of a child’s development, laying a basis in the early years and beyond for cognitive functioning; behavioral, societal, and self-regulatory capabilities; and physical health. Yet a lot of kids face different stresses all through these years that can damage their healthy growth. The earlier children educational support programs are planned to lessen the issues that place kids vulnerable to poor growth. Such programs offer support to the parents, the children, or the family as a whole. These programs might be in the shape of educational activities or other planned experiences that has an effect on a child directed, enhancing the Caregiving environment.
India, like a lot of other countries around the world, has a frightening aged care crisis. In the coming few years, the number of the Indians elderly population is anticipated to double, for sure. Simultaneously, we are dealing with the problem of elderly experiencing loneliness.
NGOs as well as caregivers (including children) are working on projects that seek to keep older people more connected and make them feel important, as well.
HelpAge, a go for poor people and elderly in India voices the problems of India’s senior citizens. At present, there are expected to be 90 million aged in the country. It looks after their civil rights, focusing on problems like retirement funds, social inclusion, health care and also allows them to live with self-respect.
It was established in 1978 by Mr. Jackson Cole (UK). Its aim is to work all over the country for the cause and concern of poor elderly and to advance their quality of life.
HelpAge India believes that the older population has a wealth of knowledge and awareness waiting to be tapped. It has been working for over thirty years towards giving them back their confidence.
HiSave, an initiative by helpage, is an NGO working for elderly Care in India by providing early children education. This program is a different way to donate Education to kids in India.
SAVE (Student Action for Value Education) program is planned to:
1. Instill morals of care & respect for the aged in school going kids.
2. Training today’s kids & youngsters for their old age.
3. Making an age friendly society.
As childhood is the best time to gain knowledge and inculcate values: that is the reason why these kinds of programs are needed and are a sure success for a child’s quality development. So, make an online donation for children's programs of such kinds for a better future!!!
Ali Zaelly writes about child welfare committeef, child development project ,social work for elderly. For More details:- http://hisave.org/
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