Many senior citizens in the city are impoverished. The absence of a social protection system entails a lack of economic security for its population during old age, which makes it hard for seniors to access their basic needs such as food and medical care.
We wanted to help our elderly in our community have the necessities needed for a dignified living and so we held an intervention with â€œIDRAACâ€.
We started off by visiting them in their homes and inquiring on their basic needs. We then played an intermediary role and handed over the cases to specialized NGOs, depending on the services each one offered