Society in GunturSociety is like a lawn where every roughness is smoothed. The great hope of society is in individual character. There are people and organizations who are working to serve the weak and helpless. In Guntur city of Andhra Pradesh, there are non-governmental organizations working for the welfare of children, women and senior citizens. Every such organizations caters to at least one aspect of empowerment or upliftment. Some work for benefit of old and the disabled while others work in the field of child education or issues relating to women.
There are self-help groups in villages where women learn a skill such as computers, craft, weaving, toy making etc. and are able to earn a living. Many health check-up camps are organized and women are educated and made aware about the need of health care.
Orphanages in GunturRonald Regan proclaimed, ''We can't help everyone. But everyone can help someone''. Children in Guntur are not left as orphans. There are a number of societies and NGOs which come to their aid and provide them with clothing, education and impart them with life-long skills. Mother Teresa took care of sick and poor children. She had said,''I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.''
Orphanages in Guntur include Nirmala Hrudaya Seva Samstha, Daya Hrudaya Seva Samstha, Blessi Orphanage Home and St Anthony's Orphanage in Vaddeshwaram, Guntur.
NGOs for Children in GunturMinorities and Rural Development Society, Women and Children Development Society, Sri Sitharama Khadi And Village Industries Welfare Society, Jhansi Rani Mahila Sangam, Kothapet Mahila Mandali, Clavary Rural Evaangelical Fellowship, Welfare Organization for Rural League Development World, Narasaraopet Thaluka Schduled Tribes Youth Club, Pragathi Youth Sangam, The Bharath Abhyudaya Seva Samithi, Vani Mahila Mandali in Nagaram and Rural Care Ministries in Karyampudi are some of NGOs for Children in Guntur.
Old Age Homes in GunturOld age homes have facilities of food, lodging and clothing along with visiting doctors for regular checkups, but they cannot compensate or even equal the love and affection these old citizens will receive living with their children and grand children. We must repay their hard work by taking care of them and not forcing them to do regular chores in the house. We must talk to them often and utilize their experiences in life to live our lives in a better way.
Little Sisters of the Poor, Sri Sai Old Age Home are age old homes in Guntur.
The measure of a country's greatness should be based on how well it takes care for its most vulnerable populations''. --- Mahatma Gandhi
The society in Guntur comprises of people who lead a simple life and who have a taste for music, literature, cinema and dance. However, it is a compassionate society which has not turned immensely materialistic and still hold compassion in their hearts for the poor people and the needy.
The NGOs function without any grants from the government and do commendable work in the field of social service and spreading awareness about health and cleanliness.