YRG Care

YR Gaitonde Centre for AIDS Research and Education, VHS Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Road, Taramani, Chennai 600113

About NGO:

The YR Gaitonde Medical, Educational and Research Foundation (1985), an internationally recognized non-profit in Chennai pioneers HIV prevention, care and research through the YRG Center for AIDS Research and Education (YRGCARE).

Endrum Punnagai (run in association with UWC) is a program that helps children from disadvantaged families to enhance health, self-confidence and interpersonal communication. Endrum Punnagai through concept learning, goal setting, decision making and problem solving, develops confidence in children, enhances life skills and helps them build relationships with their peers, teachers and family members. It focuses on personal hygiene, gender sensitization, nutrition, environment and reproductive health.

Fund Usage:

The target amount to be raised is Rs. 10 lakhs. It will go towards the following cause – Holistic education and Healthcare services for Marginalized children. Read more about the cause here

View the video from YRG here: https://youtu.be/LUiUf4hUc88


Over 2500 children will benefit from your contribution.

The impact of the ongoing Endrum Punnagai program that YRG runs in association with UWC is listed below:

  • 905 students of classes VIII and IX were impacted through life skills education. On an average 25 classes are covered each week on the life skills sessions.
  • 2545 students were benefitted through the Library enhancement, students of class X and XII benefitted out of the question banks for their board exam preparation
  • 450 students are being reached out to through Happy Sports events, Happy Learning Center programs and spoken English courses