American Friends of Helpage India
To raise awareness about the challenges facing India’s ageing population of 138 million and to ensure that disadvantaged elders in India can live active, health and dignified lives
We are grateful that you would consider devoting your time and talents to advancing the cause of India’s elders. There are many ways in which you can volunteer and become and active contributor with American Friends of HelpAge India here in the United States.
12.5 million people in India are blind and cannot afford treatment – cataracts is a major cause of blindness. HelpAge conducts more than 35,000 cataract eye surgeries in 15 states each year. Credible and competent eye hospitals and organizations carry out surgeries with HelpAge India’s support, thus restoring dignity and vigor to elders’ lives.