The Focus Sectors
The Focus Sectors
Supported a major initiative to facilitate a ground level detailed study and survey of AIDS patients in Kerala.
The Integrated Research Platform (IRP) program supported by the Buimerc Corporation was launched in August 2016 as a multi-dimensional, experimental and innovative intervention to explore how synergies between non-communicable disease (NCD) and HIV/AIDS response programs could be leveraged to strengthen public health systems in Kerala and improve outcomes.
It brought together the
• State Health Department of Kerala,
• Local community-based organizations,
• Y.R. Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education (YRGCARE) and IAVI India in a unique partnership.
The vision of the program was driven by efforts to integrate public health facilities and functionaries with community driven outreach and engagement activities; enhance community research literacy; and advance clinical research in HIV aimed at improving the current understanding of the disease and facilitating the discovery of improved tools to manage the disease, including an HIV vaccine and new prevention technologies .
Extended financial support for the treatment of children from economically weaker sections in Kerala, who were suffering from Cancer and whose families were unable to meet the costs of treatment.
|•||Buimerc India Foundation supported CHILDLINE project strengthening Child Protection Service during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kerala.
CHILDLINE 1098 is the national emergency helpline and crisis response service, exclusive for children in distress. It works in public-private partnership with the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, under the ambit of Mission Vatsalya (erstwhile Integrated Child Protection Scheme).
|•||Supported the needs for an improvement of infrastructure in a Trust that was involved in the rehabilitation and education of children belonging to the most marginalized nomadic tribes-the Boom Boom Mattukarar and Narikuravar tribal communities in Nagapattinam,Tamil Nadu. The institution in the coastal town of Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu has been tackling the gaps in education, malnutrition, child safety, employability and awareness in one of the most backward regions in all of India|
|•||Supported an NGO in Delhi whose main objective was crime prevention through an integrated approach of social development, with the focus on child education, skills training for youth, entrepreneurship development, women empowerment, providing legal care and support, drug de-addiction and counselling and providing a conducive environment for all.|
|•||Initiated the upgradation and renovations of anganwadis to provide a stimulating environment for children|
Funded and entrusted an NGO to identify deserving women and mentoring them to create a sustainable livelihood throughvarious activities that gave them a monthly income.
Associated in the complete clean up a few river front Kadavu (Ghats) that were completely covered by the silt and slush, post the floods. It was cleaned,repaired and painted to allow the locals to use it as a gathering place.
|•||Supported an NGO in Kochi whose volunteers were feeding over 1000 stray and abandoned dogs during the current lockdowns in Kochi.|
|•||Supported Wildlife SOS, an NGO that leads efforts to protect and care for aged and wounded elephants in India. At their Elephant Hospital in Mathura they rescue, treat and care for elephants that are exploited and abused. The NGO specifically addresses the problem of injured and sick elephants that are forced to work in slums and crowded cities. They seek out and help the elephants that are blind, elderly, wounded, malnourished and dehydrated or those being used illegally and commercially under deprived conditions. Buimerc facilitated the procurement of critical equipment’s required to prepare the land to grow fodder for over 30 elephants.|
|•||Supported an NGO in Kerala who has been caring for over 250 cows and is focused on the rescue and protection of cows, providing nutritious food and medical care and spreading awareness and research on cow products|
|•||Supported the State government for rehabilitation work as well as funded the construction of houses for the families from economically weaker segments who had lost their dwellings during the disastrous floods in Kerala in 2018..|
|•||Supported the operations of a Community radio project in Uttarakhand, after the floods in 2013. Community radio is an all year round, everyday medium and acts as a much needed community based solution for disaster preparedness and early warning, lessening vulnerability of people & property, wise management of the environment and building community resilience.|
|•||Extended supported to IMA Kochi during the current Covid-19 pandemic for the purchase of PPE kits and other requirements for the frontline medical workers in the various government hospitals across Kerala.|
|•||Supported an NGO who has been feeding the aged, destitute, homeless men and women and those staying all alone, during the pandemic.|
|•||Supported the infrastructural development in a few temples across Kerala|
|•||Supported the rehabilitation of the traditional artisans of Aranmula Kannadi who lost all their raw materials and finished products during the floods|
|•||Supported a Koodiyattom dance centre that had lost everything during the floods and had to make fresh costumes and ornaments for restarting their performances.|
|•||Extended support to a few District libraries to buy and replenish their collections with fresh books, as they had suffered the loss of a large number of books during the floods.|