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    Support the underprivileged Tuberculosis patients living in the rural areas

    from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Hridaan is a youth-led initiative to support the underprivileged Tuberculosis patients living in the rural areas of India. The funds generated through this festival will be used to deliver nutritious food to the pre-mapped TB patients for a period of 6 months. Since these patients are facing challenging times due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown, there nutritional requirements are not being met which has posed the threat of the spread of this disease in the community.

Hridaan Festival has a series of recreational events and competitions where anyone can participate. We have put a very nominal registration fee for the participants which will be directed towards the cause of supporting the nutrition food to pre-mapped TB patients.

Plan of action of providing support to the TB patient:

A. Supplementary nutrition
A nutritional packet would meet 15 % of calories & 40% of monthly proteins’ requirement of a TB patient if totally consumed by him/her.
S.NFood
item
Monthly
quantity
Cost per
unit (INR)
Total monthly cost
(INR)
 
Nutritive Values
Proteins (g)Energy (Cal)
1Soyabean2Kg70 /-140/-3003,500
2Chana2 Kg65/-130/-2003,500
3Eggs155/-75/-1001,000
4Banana1 dozen50/-50/-101,000
Total cost for 1 patient per month : 400/- INR6108000
Total cost for 1 patient for 6 months : 2,400/- INR
 The above mentioned nutritional packet will be split into 2 and will be provided every fortnightly to the patient.

B. Counselling on diet:
Bi-monthly counseling including:
  • Components of a balanced diet – As suitable to local context
  • Advice on protein rich diet
  • Educating recipes to be made from Soybean and Chana
C. Follow up on treatment:
Bi-monthly follow up as per the checklist below:
  • Linkages with govt. Facility for treatment and medicines
  • Side effects if any – Action undertaken in case of side effects
  • Adherence to the treatment – Compliance with the 99 Dots platform

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