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Vriddha Mitra

‘Vriddha Mitra’, the flagship program of SCHOOL aims to reach out to every elderly person in India, with a special focus on the most vulnerable and the needy.

Society of Community Health Oriented Operational Links (SCHOOL) is a registered not-for-profit organization working towards the attainment of SDG-3 Good Health and Wellbeing.

We believe that every elderly deserves affection and care. We are whole-heartedly committed towards ensuring that the older people not only receive support but also live a healthy and fulfilling life. ‘Vriddha Mitra’ is implemented, guided and steered by a set of diverse professionals that belong to the field of social work, public health, governance, law, economics, epidemiology and many more.

All our efforts are geared to achieve the following Strategic Outcomes:

Establish community-based approaches to nurture physical, psycho-social and environmental support system to promote healthy ageing

Improve independence and ability amongst elderly for self-care and self-sustenance

Promote respect and inclusion of the older people through inter-generational dialogue

Our Vision

To build an age friendly ecosystem for the elderly population in India.

Our Mission

To provide integrated solutions for the challenges faced by the elderly populations with a continued vigour of empowerment and equality.

We make it Possible

Our Leadership

We make it Possible

Our Team

Anil Shinde

Anita Chougule

Anupama Kadam

Anuprita Dixit

Archana Pawar

Avanti Jadhav

Laxmikant Bawkar

Mandakini Adsul

Manisha Lodhe

Marystella Telore

Nilesh Gaikwad

Nitin Ghatge

Pooja Dhaphle

Rupali Yadav

Sujata Vitkar

Sushil Mane

Suvarna Mane

Tejashri Mandhare

Awards and honors

Our Compliances

Registered in the year 2007 under Section 8 of Companies Act (erstwhile Section 25)

Registered no. U85100MP2007NPL019346

As a not-for-profit organization, we abide by all compliances:

We have certifications and as per the latest guidelines

Registered with NGO Darpan

Audited statements and annual reports of last three years

We are also registered for undertaking CSR activities (Registration no: CSR00001624)

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