Ashram (shelter home) was established in the
year 1948 at Mandvi-Kutch in the state of
Gujarat in INDIA with intention to give shelter
to very poor mentally and physically challenged
persons. It also supports old men and women
who do not have any financial or family support.
Meghji Sojpal Jain Ashram
(shelter home) has been serving for last 59
years as the shelter home for mentally challenged,
physically challenged, blind, very old men and
women and old people suffering from long term
diseases like tuberculosis and cancer, having
no financial or family support. The ashram is
giving shelter to 145 old and disabled men and
women at present.
The ashram has given shelter to more than 2500
men and women in last 50 years.
It has a staff of 45 employees for taking care
of the inmates.
ashram is spread in the area of 45 acres of
land. The land has been donated to ashram by
Shree Jayanand Nagjibhai.
Shree Meghjibhai Sojpal was the founder president
of the ashram. The ashram has two wings one
each for men and another for women inmates.
It has medical dispensary and medical officers.
ashram has earned a great reputation and goodwill
over a period of last 59 years and those who
get the opportunity to visit the ashram gets
highly impressed with the care, warmth and treatment
given to the mentally and physically challenged
inmates of the ashram.
The staff of ashram treats the inmates with
love & care, give them regular medical treatment
and in many cases bring them back to a much
better mental and physical conditions. Most
of these inmates gets shelter in the ashram
till they live.
The visitors, after seeing the excellent work
put in by the ashram, donate generously. They
also spread the good words to others about the
humanatarian work done by the ashram. And the
donations flow from others, making it possible
for the ashram to continue to work for the service
ashram needs the fresh inflow of donations
for a smooth working and providing better
facilities to the inmates.
The cost per day per inmate (including cost
of medicines, food, stay and essentials) is
apprx. US $ 3 ( Rs. 125) per day.
The annual expenses of Ashram is apprx. US
$ 130,000 ( Rs. 55 lacs).
donations may be sent by cheque / DD in favor
Shree Meghji Sojpal Jain Ashram, Mandvi Kutch.