Ambuja Cement Foundation has chalked out robust programmes for Maharashtra this year. Focussing on healthcare and sanitation, the foundation has built 11,500 toilets under a strong cadre of 321 Village Health Functionaries – Sakhis.
The Foundation also aims at working towards ‘open defecation free’ villages. More than 3700 soak pits have been constructed across its locations.
ACF’s Comprehensive Healthcare Intervention Programmes work towards preventive, curative and promotive care in rural locations where there is a dearth of even basic healthcare facilities. The intervention envisages development of a healthy community through home based neo natal care, child development and nutrition.
Ambuja Cement Foundation has till date reached out to approximately 84000 individuals (16000 families), covering 160 villages, and built capacities for 180 Sakhis in Maharashtra. It has developed close to 2,600 toilets and 900 soak pits for ensuring sanitation. Reached out to approximately 1.3 million individuals, covering eight villages across the country, it has successfully built capacities for 321 Sakhis across the country.