Canadians Sharing Locally and Globally is a Registered Canadian Charity that relieves the effects of poverty by improving nutrition, education and health care in India and in disaster struck areas around the world. In the Vellore District, Tamil Nadu in South India our Medical Programs have several different components that address nutrition, basic needs, medicines, hospital equipment, special needs adaptive devices and rural medical outreach programs. Our Education and Training Programs in the Vellore District have elements that include school scholarships, nursing scholarships, and school and college educational equipment.
Our Worldwide Emergency Disaster Relief Program supports existing Canadian organizations working on the ground providing direct aid in disaster struck areas worldwide.
Locally we share by engaging volunteers and building awareness of the opportunities that can be created to benefit people that do not have equitable access to resources.
A distribution of blankets and food to several schools in the remote mountainous southern Indian forests to “Tribal” children.
Globally we share by engaging volunteers all over the world supportin
g charitable partners as we carry out medical, educational and disaster relief programs that relieve poverty and create the opportunity for social change. Many of our programs involve small budgets that have the ability to touch many people. Our programming creates grass roots societal change by supporting one person, one family, one community at a time.
We support the existing programs of several Registered Indian Charities and administer our programs through them. The Indian Charities provide recommendations for our programs to
Free medical evaluation and medicine distribution in South India
ensure that the programs are meaningful at a local level by reaching as many people as possible at a direct cost. We buy locally sourced items including food ingredients, clothing, medicines, large and small pieces of medical equipment, and educational equipment.
Volunteers helping to coordinate a delivery of trees for reforestation near Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Our partner charities help to distribute the program items by donating the expertise, the venue, the logistics, the staff support and the documentation for each program distribution.
For example, we donate nutritional support for over five thousand people experiencing poverty yearly. Our agents prepare the raw foodstuffs that Canadians Sharing buys in India and distribute the meals to needful rural residents. Another example is in the various medical equipment that we supply to The Sri Narayani Hospital and Research Center near Vellore. The hospital provides us with a list of their equipment needs and prices. Through Canadians Sharing’s evaluations, we select the appropriate piece or pieces of equipment and purchase it directly from the manufacturer. Canadians Sharing arranges shipping for the equipment and the hospital arranges for the delivery, installation and warranty requirements for the equipment. Our volunteers confirm the proper installation and operation of the equipment as well as the benefit from the equipment. We also monitor the use of the equipment on an ongoing basis.
100% of the donation amounts for our Indian programs are invested in the direct purchase of items like food, clothing and basic housewares, medicine, medical equipment, medical equipment for people with special needs trees, clothing, nursing and grade school scholarships and vocational training. 100% of the donations supporting Rohingyan Refugees are given to our partner Canadian Charitable Organizations as they administer aid in those devastated areas.
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