In the suburbs of Village Kundrathur, Chennai on the 03rd March 2011, Asirvad Development Foundation (ADF) in co-ordination with Sri Ramachandra Dental College, Porur, Chennai had organized its first free dental screening camp. The participants were the beneficiaries of AMPL and their children. The Camp was organized in Kundrathur Government Elementary school; Headmistress of the school, Ms. Latha inaugurated the Camp. Total numbers of participants were 385 patients from families of beneficiaries of AMPL and the general community
As part of its charity activities; Asirvad development foundation (ADF) is committed to organize free health screening camps on every Saturday of the year on a regular basis in one of the branch offices of Asirvad Microfinance Pvt Ltd. Chennai. The average number of people benefited through ADF’s camp every week is 120–150 patients. This comprises the beneficiaries of AMPL and general community near the camp spot. Medical team from the dentistry department of Sri Ramachandra Dental College with a total 9 medical professionals led the camp. The team was headed by Dr. Dhilip Kumar, Professor, Department of Dentistry, Sri Ramachandra Dental College, Porur, Chennai.
ADF’s fundraising Officer Ms. Nundiyny and Program Officer Ms. Maithili Vincent co-ordinated this camp. The beneficiaries who benefited from this dental camp are eligible for future free treatments / discounted charges at the Sri Ramachandra Dental College, Porur, Chennai. Identity cards are provided to the beneficiaries from the partner hospital for easy identification of camp patients. Asirvad Development Foundation’s one of the foremost objectives is to concentrate on ‘Health’ and hence ADF has worked as a Catalyst between the Beneficiaries and the Medical services. The Panchayat President of Kundarthur Village Mr. Sathyamoorthy, Executive Officer of Kundrathur Panchayat, Government School Headmistress Ms. Latha and the Balwadi Teacher Ms. Rajeshwari gave their utmost co-operation and helped ADF to conduct the camp successfully.