Baby of Ruchira was 1 month old, her case was referred to TBCF by the Asian Institute of Medical Sciences, Dombivili, Dist- Thane in the month of January 2023. She was diagnosed with Extreme Pre-Term(26 weeks)/ELBW 660 gms with critical medical management(Multiple critical lifesaving medications with ventilatory support).
Baby’s father was a small-time employee in a small factory with small earnings and the cost of treatment was Rs. 7,78,414. The parents were totally helpless in arranging the required amount is a such short time.
TBCF quickly activated all the volunteers and approached all the donors for her cause. With the support of the donors, the amount was mobilized in a very short time, the same amount was paid to the hospital to ensure uninterrupted treatment of the baby.
Finally, the Baby of Ruchira was cured and discharged from the hospital on 16th March 2023.
A sensitive issue amongst adolescent girls is proper menstrual hygiene management. We started addressing this issue in a very focused and planned process from Sept 2020 and could help 3884 beneficiaries to understand, and follow best hygienic practices during the menstrual cycle (updated till April 2021). The Baby Care Foundation initiated this project in Dist's of Palghar (Maharashtra) Mumbai and Kolkata.
With support of CSR funding The Baby Care Foundation constructed Hygienic toilets, urinals, installed washbasins at schools directly benefitting more than 500 children.
Country went into lockdown mid-2020, and daily wage earners lost their source of income. The Baby Care Foundation volunteers took up the initiative to provide dry nutritious food for the affected. We supported 650 families during the initial lockdown phase. The Baby Care Foundation was awarded with Certificate of Appreciation from FSAI.
With support of CSR funding The Baby Care Foundation provided Automated Electric wheel chairs to young children. This reduced their dependency on their movement and can independently become mobile attending school and carry on their normal routine. This project was implemented in Mada Chawl, Sion Koliwada, Mumbai.