CSWF ( CHANDRAVANSHI SOCIAL WELFARE FOUNDATION ) India is a leading charity in India working with and for disadvantaged elderly for nearly 1 decades. It was set up in 2020 and is registered under the (NOT FOR PROFIT COMPANY LIMITED BY SHARES UNDER SECTION 8 OF THE COMPANIES ACT, 2013). There are an estimated 6 million elderly in India. CSWF advocates for their needs such as for Universal Pension, quality healthcare, action against Elder Abuse and many more at a national, state and societal level with Central and State governments. It advocates for elder friendly policies and their implementation thereof. It works hand-in-hand with Senior Citizens Associations understanding elder needs working with and for them.
The aim is to serve elder needs in a holistic manner, enabling them to live active, dignified and healthier lives.
CSWF focus over the years has moved from Welfare to Development. It provides elderly relief through various agecare interventions such as – it runs one of the largest mobile healthcare programs through its Mobile Healthcare Units spanning the country providing free healthcare services to destitute elders, it helps elders earn their livelihood through the formation of Elder-Self-Help Groups making self-reliant, it conducts cataract surgeries to restore their sight, looks after their basic needs though its Support-a-Gran program, runs Elder Helplines across the country, provides relief & rehabilitation for elders post disasters and provides active-ageing opportunities. Main Objective of CSWF (PDF)