CareWell is a not for profit registered with the Government of India. Our mission is to provide  comprehensive vision and hearing care to school children from under privileged sections of the society.

 


 

About Us

 

Founded in 2002, CareWell is a not-for-profit organization registered with the Government of India. Our mission is to  improve academic performance of school children by identifying and correcting vision and hearing problems;  which are  both widely prevalent and often undiagnosed.

Objectives

              

                                Improve academic performance of school children

                    Improve school retention among children .

                                                                              Diagnose and correct vision and hearing  impairments in school children .

                                                                                Educate teachers to identify children with vision and hearing impairments .

                                                                                                                 

Photo Gallery
 

  • Meena Prasad,Ph.D

               Dr. Meena Prasad obtained her Ph.D. in Social Sciences from Patna University. She has Masters and Bachelors in Social Sciences from Magadh University. She also has Bachelors in Law from Magadh University. She has been on the faculty in the department of Social Sciences at Magadh University for the last 26 years where she currently serves as Professor of Sociology. She has been an ardent social activist for the last 30 years and has been on the board of many local charities. She has successfully conceived, organized and completed many social projects in the last 30 years in the fields of illiteracy, environment planning, rural development, family planning and health care.

  • Anil K. Sinha,MBA

               Mr. Anil Sinha obtained his MBA from Patna University. He has Bachelors in Petroleum Technology from Patna University. His previous experience includes managing director of sugar mill; technical consultancy in petroleum production, petroleum plant management & maintenance; petroleum technologist; and consultancy for many successful start ups. He has been a philanthropist and is on the board of many local charities.

  • Yogendra P. Srivastava,B.A

               Mr. Srivastava is a successful entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in home appliance business. He has been the general secretary of All India Sewing Machine Association for the last 15 years. His company is involved in manufacturing, distribution and sales of sewing machines all over India. Prior to starting his own enterprise, he was manager of Star Paper Mills in Saharanpur, India. He has been an active philanthropist for more than 30 years. In his role as Secretary of CareWell he has taken many successful initiatives.

  • Linda M. Johansson,Psy.D

                Ms. Johansson, a native of Sweden, obtained her Doctorate in Psychology from Roosevelt University , Chicago . She obtained her Masters from Roosevelt University , Chicago and Bachelors from North Park University , Chicago . She serves on the board of prominent local charities both in Europe and in USA . Her work with charities has involved many projects regarding child development both locally and in developing countries. She is on the fund raising committee for prominent charities and has undertaken many successful fund raising campaigns.

  • Smriti Mishra,MBA

               Smriti Mishra obtained her MBA from Birla Institute of Management, New Delhi. She obtained Bachelors in advertising and marketing from University of Delhi. She has held various mid and senior level management positions in the insurance industry including in Tata Insurance, American Insurance Group and Bajaj Allianz.

  • Binita Srivastava,D.F.T

               Ms. Srivastava, a resident of New Delhi, India is a successful entrepreneur and fashion designer. She has extensive experience and wide network in the fashion industry. She is a graduate from the world renowned National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), New Delhi. Her network in the fashion industry has been very helpful to CareWell in generating awareness of its activities and projects. She has traveled extensively in Europe and North America and has been actively involved in many charitable projects and fund raising activities.

  • Judy Keane,MBA

               Judy Keane, a resident of Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. She holds a MBA in International Business and an undergraduate degree in English and the Humanities from Arizona State University, USA. Her professional experience includes Manager of Communications for Maricopa Integrated Helath system, the State of Arizona's Public Helath Care System, public relations and marketing officer and health care manager for Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Judy has also served as an international humanitarian aid professional procuring and delivering medical supplies to hospitals and refugee camps throughout Bosnia-Herzegovina during the Balkan War. Judy was also employed as an English Professor by the Ministry of Education of Mostar (BiH) at the Ljubuski Academic High School of Advanced Studies from 1995-1997. As a freelance writer, Judy has had numerous articles published in a variety of local, national, international and on-line publications.

  • Kumar A. Bhardwaj,B.A.

               

    Mr. Bhardwaj is a resident of New Delhi, India and is a graduate from B.N. Mandal University . His work experience includes Operations Executive in a major international shipping line. He plays a vital role in CareWell in putting together an efficient and coherent team for execution of CareWell’s projects and undertakings.

     

     

     

Life In Slums

         For those living in slums the outlook is bleak. The following statistics speak for themselves:

    1 in 5 children suffer from vision related problems.

    1 in 9 chidlren suffer from ear related problems. 

    4 out of 5 chidlren with vision or hearing problems do not attend school. Vision  and hearring problems are leading causes of drop out among children from slums who attend school.

    40% of children living in slums are severely malnourished. 

    Of children living in slums of Patna and Delhi, about 40,000 children are laborers, 30,000 assist in shops, another 30,000 work in tea shops, and 20,000 in auto repair shops. 100,000 children are part time or full time domestic helps and have no access or opportunities for education.

    80% of adults living in slums are illiterate.

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Press Release

Date: May-31-2013

A recent WHO Study Reports that India Loses $37 billion (about Rs 203,500 crore) in Annual Productivity on Account of Poor Eye Vision Among its People

Date: Apr-09-2011

CareWell Provides Free Eye Care to more than 2,000 Under Priviledged School Children.

Date: Apr-08-2011

CareWell Provides Scholarships to Under Privileged School Children.

Date: Feb-10-2011

CareWell Brings Eye Care to Inner City Schools

Date: Oct-02-2010

CareWell Provides Free Eye Glasses to School Children

Date: Sep-10-2010

CareWell Organizes Eye Camp at Vocational Education Center

Date: Jul-16-2010

CareWell Charitable Society Partners with Lions Club International, USA

Date: Feb-02-2010

CareWell Donates Free Eye Glasses to Needy Students at Kedar Nath Girls High School

Date: Jan-21-2010

CareWell Organizes Vision Screening Camp Benefitting More than 600 Students

Date: Nov-27-2009

CareWell Organizes Eye Clinic in Inner City School in Patna, India

Date: Oct-16-2009

CareWell Brings Joy and Happiness to Children living in Delhi Slums on the Occasion of Festival of Lights – ‘Diwali’

Date: Oct-02-2009

CareWell Organizes Eye Screening Camp Benefiting More Than 1,200 School Children in Inner City Schools in Patna, India

Date: Jul-17-2009

CareWell Completes and Publishes Post Intervention Survey of School Children Benefitting from CareWell’s ‘School vision and Hearing Screening & Treatment’ Program

Date: Jul-07-2009

CareWell Charitable Society Partners with Lions Club International, USA

Date: Jul-01-2009

CareWell Charitable Society Provides Free Eye Glasses to School Children with Vision Impairment:

Date: Jun-03-2009

CareWell Organizes Eye Screening Camp Benefiting More Than 1100 School Children in Inner City Schools in Patna, India

Date: Dec-20-2008

CareWell Organizes Cataract and Eye Diseases Screening Camp Benefiting More Than 1000 Patients from Urban Slums

Date: Oct-28-2008

CareWell Brings Joy and Happiness to Children living in Patna Slums on the Occasion of Festival of Lights – ‘Diwali’

Date: Aug-02-2008

CareWell Charitable Society Provides Free Eye Glasses to School Children with Vision Impairment:

Date: May-19-2008

CareWell Charitable Society Receives Donation from Lions Club International

Date: Apr-10-2008

1200 High School Students benefit from CareWell Charitable Society Eye Screening, Treatment & Awarenes Program

Date: Feb-04-2008

CareWell Charitable Society Conducts Free Vision and Hearing Camp for 1000 School Children:

Date: Jan-24-2008

CareWell to organize a series of health camps in local schools to screen for vision and hearing problems in school children with limited or no access to medical care and provide free treatment to those children in need

Date: Nov-13-2007

CareWell partners with 'The Reger Fund' and 'We Help Them’ Inc. USA for vision and hearing screening and treatment among school children from poor families in urban slums.

 

Date: Nov-11-2007

CareWell Charitable Society Helps Children from Urban Slums Celebrate Diwali

Date: Mar-25-2007

CareWell Organizes Cataract and Eye Diseases Screening Camp Benefiting More Than 1000 Patients from Urban Slums

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Contact Us

Email: info@carewell.org.

Phone : +919431641687 (India);304 591 6447(USA)

Fax : + 916122245175 (India); 304 637 2362 (USA)

Web address : INDIA 10965 Lane #2Sidipura-Karol

                        BaghNew Delhi - 110 005

NORTH AMERICA213 Main StreetElkins, WV 26241 USA

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