Sant Ghadge Dharamshala provides accommodation facilities to financially weak patients(and their families) who are receiving treatment for cancer at the Tata Memorial Hospital, The Dharamshala holds upto 160-170 people at a time.
LCJ had fulfilled some part of their basic necessities such as providing them with kadhais for making food, donating food items per person, which were as follows: 1kg rice, 1kg atta, 250g jaggery, 250g dates. A newspaper subscription consisting of Hindi and Bengali newspapers was started for the patients to provide them with some means of entertainment.
Participation was in decent numbers with 17 Leos present.
The Dharamshala is not in good shape, and the people live in deplorable conditions. It invoked sympathetic feelings within us and an urge to help these people. Overall, it was a great success.
Leo Ruchir Shah