‘Leprosy Elimination Action Project (LEAP) has begun operations in seven primary healthcare centers across Raigad district.’
Mumbai, July 09, 2014: Allcargo Logistics, through its NGO Avvashya Foundation inaugurated the Leprosy Elimination Action Project (LEAP) on 30thJune 2014 at Koproli Primary Health Centre (PHC). The project was launched with a vision to support the people of Koproli who are victims of leprosy along with helping them in their economical development.
Association for Leprosy Education, Rehabilitation & Treatment (ALERT), a 35 year old leprosy control NGO has partnered with Allcargo Logistics in this activity. Several undetected and increasing number of cases due to the negligence of people in the region was one of the prime reason to undertake this project. The project was inaugurated by Mr. Adarsh Hegde, Executive Director of Allcargo Logistics Ltd, in the presence of Dr. Sonia Bagade, Assistant Director of Health Services- Leprosy, Raigad District; Dr. Varsha Dhote Medical Officer, Koproli PHC; Mrs. Stella Mancheril, Director, Finance & Administration, along with other representatives.
Project LEAP has started the leprosy control work in 6 blocks covering 7 PHC’s across Raigad. On the day of inauguration, 72 beneficiaries availed various services and 65 leprosy patients were assessed and provided medication.
In his inauguration speech, Mr. Adarsh Hegde, Executive Director of Allcargo Logistics Ltd said,“With Avashya Foundation we look forward to serve the people of Koproli for their betterment with the help of Association Leprosy Education, Rehabilitation & Treatment (ALERT). Our vision is to not only help the victims of leprosy but also to empower women and the economically challenged citizens across the country. It is important for us empathize and help these people as responsible citizens of the nation.”
Allcargo’s comprehensive CSR initiative was launched realizing the need of empowering the destitute and economically challenged citizens of the nation. The aim of the initiative is to actively support the needy citizens with the focus on health care, education, women empowerment, natural disaster relief, sports and environment sustainability.
Mr. Adarsh Hegde, Executive Director appealing the residents of Koproli, to use the facilities provided under Project LEAP
About Allcargo Logistics Ltd:
As part of the Avvashya Group, Allcargo Logistics is an integrated logistics multinational, headquartered in India. As one of India’s largest publicly listed logistics companies Allcargo operates across 90 plus countries through 200 plus offices globally. Its services comprise global Multimodal Transport Operations (NVOCC, LCL & FCL), pan India CFS/ICD operations, Project and Engineering Solutions (Project Logistics & Equipment Hiring Solutions), Ship Owning & Chartering and 3PL & Warehousing services.
Under the Avvashya Foundation an NGO of the Avvashya Group, Allcargo also supports numerous Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, focusing on Natural Disaster Relief, Health Care, Education, Women Empowerment, Sports and Environmental Sustainability.
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