We provide aid in the times of danger or conflict that requires rapid remedy. Well, it could be a condition where a single person needs immediate help or a group of people throughout a region who are in a desperate predicament. We also wish to meet the needs of people afflicted in disastrous calamities like earthquakes, floods, cyclones, fire accidents, etc.
Shelter a necessity
Housing is one of the basic requirements for human survival. Therefore, construction of houses was included as one of the major activities under the Touch for Life Foundation . It aims at providing 'Housing for all' and facilitating the construction of 400 additional housing units in Ballery area and plans to extend to north Karnataka too. The intention is to end the lack of shelter and ensure the conversion of all unserviceable kucha houses by pucca houses by the end of this year.
Touch for Life has also ensured the claiming of Housing schemes of the Govt . to reach the villagers without middle-man intervention .
Light up lives in darkness
In India, 579 million people lack the access to electricity. Even though a village is considered electrified if only 10 percent of its households have access to electricity, national electricity rates are still low. According to recent estimates, only 56 percent of Indian households and 44 percent of rural households, are electrified.
The majority of the population in rural north Karnatka still does not have access to basic energy services and they cannot afford commercial fuels such as LPG gas or kerosene. In places where natural resources such as the sun, wind and water provide potential sources of renewable energy, communities generally lack the information, knowledge and expertise needed to make decisions about the most appropriate systems and installation.
Touch for Life identifies this lack in villages and sends expertise groups to analyze and implement the best source of energy services to the villagers.
We take the initiative to build and develop the electric system to the villages to get the basic lighting needs, as we aim to see within 5 years all the villages in north Karnataka to be brightened with light.