SHRI provides medical care to everyone, purely on a donation basis. Patients with little or no money receive the same care as everyone else. Many patients come because they deeply believe in homeopathy and natural cures. Others, come because they have very limited options. Like the man with large kidney stones who lives in constant agony, urinating 12 times a night, squatting with his head against the wall instead of sleeping, because lying down causes him too much pain. This man can not afford to go to the free Government hospital because it is far away and will cost him too much in transportation and lost income. SHRI Free Clinic is his only hope.
SHRI functions on a small budget. Our activities are funded in part through the generous donations of our supporters. The personal savings of the founders have been used to pay for all start up costs, administrative costs, and any expenses that our fundraising efforts did not cover.
SHRI’s Mobile Medical Unit: Thanks to your generous support, SHRI acquired a mobile medical unit this year. It will enable us to regularly provide medicine to our elderly and monastic patients in the Tibetan Colony who can not travel to our new clinic in the remote village of Gunhare.
SHRI’s NEW Ecobrick Project: In January of 2016, we began working to stop the deadly practice of burning plastic trash in our village. Various poisons are released when plastic burns, dioxins and furans being the most deadly. Dioxins and furans are mutagenic and proven to be more harmful than radioactive waste.
SHRI’s goal is to create & implement a two year pilot project that will solve the growing plastic waste disposal crisis in our village. We have a three point plan of action that involves public health education, plastic collection and safe ecobrick construction. We only need 4,420usd to fully fund this project for the first year. Your help will have a profound effect on the lives of countless humans, animals, plants and all living beings.
2017 Budget in Indian Rupees
Indian Homeopathic Doctor ₹144,000
Clinic Administrator ₹60,000
Medicine & Supplies ₹21,350
Mobile Clinics ₹29,000
Marketing (Website / Newsletters…) ₹20,000
Misc Expenses ₹12,000
Total Clinic Expenses ₹347,800 / $5124*
Ecobrick Project Expenses
Project Manger ₹96,000
Labor (plastic collection & ecobrick construction) ₹156,000
Rent (Ecobrick Centers) ₹12,000
Prizes (Children’s Contest) ₹11,000
Office Supplies (posters…) ₹3,000
Misc Expenses ₹10,000
Total Ecobrick Project Expenses ₹300,000 / $4,420*
Founder’s Visa Expenses ₹27,000
Founder’s Food & Housing ₹160,000
Total Other Expenses ₹187,000 / $2755*
2017’s Total Projected Expenses ~ ₹834,000 / $12,299
*Note: ₹ = Indian Rupee. $ = approximate USD as of July 2016.
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**All US donations must first go through our 501c3 umbrella organization, Earthville Network. EVN will then send the funds to Nishtha Rural Health, Education and Environment Centre. Nishtha holds the necessary FCRA (Foreign Contributions Regulation Act) status with the Indian government and directly funds SHRI’s charitable activities. All non-US foreign donations will go from SHRI’s US bank account to Nishtha, for the same reasons stated above. Detailed information regarding SHRI’s expenses, past & present, is available upon request.