|Pushpa "MAA" Foundation
Inspired by Shri Vinubhai Valia, a sole donor, Pushpa’MAA” Foundation ,Dada Dadi Park was born on 6/11/2006 exclusively for senior citizens.
At present having membership of around 7000 seniors in a suburb of Borivali , Mumbai and a long waiting list.
Only a charitable trust/Organization in our country taking care Silvers by.:-
Admission of Life membership for a mere amount of Rs 102/= only (Rs/100 for magnetic I D card and Rs. 2/ as admission fee.) No donation is accepted by anyone.
D D P is open for One and half hour in Morning and Two and half hour in the evening from Monday to Saturday
(Except for Bank holidays).
Offering Tea /Coffee/Tomato soup daily free of cost to all members.
60% attendance is compulsory taken by modern Computer system.
Free basic computer training is provided to Members. 525 seniors trained so far.
Well equipped library in Gujarati, English, Marathi & Hindi books on various subject is maintained besides news papers in Hindi, Gujarati, English & Marathi.
Various activities like Yoga teaching , acupressure and laughing club is being organized for our members benefit.
We have a Weekly chart of visit of physician, orthopedic surgeon, Trained acupressure expert, Homeopathy practitioners’, Dentist, free Eye check up , cataract operation at a very concessional rate, by our eye surgeon, distribution of medicines& medical check up camp as a part of health care being arranged for members.
Sports activities like cricket matches, Carom & Chess tournaments, I Q & Singing competitions’ are being organized for members.
Arranging entertainment events, National and religious festivals, weekly program of Housie, debate, singing devotional songs(Bhajans) daily in a ladies and gents member group, playing carom, chess, I Q competitions of languages & films, guest talk on various important subject by inviting well known celebrities, Once in a year in the pious memory of Pushpa”MAA” (wife of Shri Vinubhai Valia in whose name Foundation has been named) a grand musical /entertainment program say Annual Day celebration by our senior citizen members- all come on the stage and show their talents. The same is very much appreciated by media and masses.
Arranging quality movie , Drama show exclusively for senior members in a Drama hall& theater at a very nominal charges.
Around 1200 umbrellas were distributed to needy Silvers at a nominal cost of Rs. 25/ only.for all three units.
Celebrating member’s birthday at the month end, musical evening, by cutting birth day cake, offering card & bouquet, them snacks to all members in presence of celebrities from Film industries V stars or well known personality from our area .
By public demand and for the convenience of senior citizens two other centers were opened ,one at I C Colony in 2008 with 1000 members and waiting list of 200members and other at Soni Wadi in 2011 with 500 members to cover senior citizens from that area of Borivali .
We have recently registered around 925 of our members for UNIQUE ADHAR. Card. A special arrangement was made with concerned authority to install machine for 22 days at our DADA DADI PARK office to facilate our members not to stand in long queue for hours together.
We welcome visit of Senior Citizen from other organization or school students, interested to study Senior Citizen life style at our Dada Dadi Park.
We are a helping hand – offering scholarship to deserving /B P L students and a financial help for a medical cause.
In a nutshell, this is the only NGO/Charitable trust giving so many products with neglible fees of Rs. 102/ LIFE TIME. Not only in our country but also elsewhere , taking care of a group of 4,500 senior citizens, of only one suburb and not on All India basic at one place.
DDP is organized by committed senior citizen office bearers /committee members rotated every year with a change of designation