Bangladesh is a developing country in the world that has a good percentage of people below poverty line. This has resulted the country to be in the bottom line in areas of education, health, environment and family welfare. Touching Souls International is a New York based non profit organization that works for the welfare of the economically backward people of Bangladesh since the last 25 years. This organization’s mission has been to find out the root cause of the social , environmental and health problems in the country and demolish them. Touching Souls International is dedicated to provide support, services and assistance in areas of health, education and safe environment to the economically disadvantaged people of Bangladesh.
This Non profit organization conducts various free health camps like cataract surgery camps , cleft -lip surgery camps and club foot surgery camps in rural and backward areas of Bangladesh that have very less or no access to any health facilities. In these camps, the patients are examined, screened and transported by bus to and from villages to their specified health centers to get their surgeries done free of cost. The patients are made to stay in the hospital for next two days and their accompanying attendants are taught on the post operative care for the success of the surgery. This non profit organization also provides post operative care and check ups to make the surgeries successful. In eye camps cataract blind patients receive free Cataract surgery with lens implant.
They also provide palliative care for people with untreatable diseases who cant afford to go for the treatment themselves. This non profit organization also conducts training programs for doctors and nurses about modern palliative and rehabilitation care.
Touching Souls International runs family welfare programs on maternal health and child health in collaboration with Nurture Hospital. They provide mother and child care in a hospital for at least 5 days in a week with medical assistance from gynecological doctors during delivery. Safe delivery is an issue in villages in countries like Bangladesh. This organization ensures that the mother and newborn are provided with medicines, check ups and post delivery care.
This non profit organization runs projects to ensure safe environment like the Arsenic Poisoning Awareness Programs This is a dangerous issue threatening lives of 80 million people of the country. In these programs they generally educate people on arsenic poisoning and make them aware that boiling doesn’t do away with arsenic in water. The nonprofit organization also supports people who are in a great risk of drinking water contaminated with high level of arsenic and encouraged to fetch water from rivers, ponds, well and also harvest rain water which is free of arsenic contamination.
Touching Souls International give financial help to ill patients who need to undergo medical treatments and procedures. This organization provides free treatment to the poor,needy, paralyzed and disabled patients in a hospital known as ‘ Nurture Hospital for paralyzed and Disabled’.