Mary Jenkins Hospice Center

Region: Asian and Indian Sub-Continent

Mary Jenkins Hospice Center (Nagercoil, INDIA) seeks to provide physical, mental, and emotional support to those who are terminally ill in this economically poor community. Over the past several years, Mary Jenkins Hospice Center has served over 3,300 individuals who have come to spend their finals days at the Center. The hospice is run by Dr. Vimala Charles, who also provides healthcare to other members of the community, regardless of a family’s ability to pay for services.

Find out more at Mary Jenkins Hospice Center’s website.

Read this BBC article about neglect of the elderly in India.

 

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