In order to fulfil our mission, UMED’s runs following strategic programs in the various regions of Maharashtra [ Western Region - Kolhapur, Sangli, Konkan Region- Sindhudurg, Marathwada- Jalna]
The following is a listing of our current endeavors:
One of the Important goal of UMED Foundation is to achieve universal primary education. We have set a target that by 2025 all children in the Western Maharashtra, Kokan and Marathwada should be able to complete primary education.
The cost of doctors’ fees, a course of drugs and transport to reach a health center can be devastating, both for an individual and their relatives who need to care for them or help them reach and pay for treatment. In the worst cases, the burden of illness may mean that families sell their property, take children out of school to earn a living or even start begging.
Poor air quality is ‘the leading environmental threat to public health’ according to the EPI. India’s rank on air quality is far from ideal. It comes in at 178th place – third from the bottom, just ahead of Bangladesh and Nepal.
Natural Disasters act as a reminder to the humankind of the increasing frequency of natural calamities which can be linked to climate change and unchecked development. India is vulnerable to a wide range of natural hazards, particularly flooding, cyclones, drought, extreme heat waves, landslides, wildfire, and earthquakes. Studies show that, as a result of climate change, the intensity, duration and frequency of weather-related shocks are likely to increase. In India, vulnerability to natural hazards is exacerbated by high population density and growth in urban and coastal areas.