Billion Hearts Beating Foundation
Billion Hearts Beating Foundation is a not-for-profit organization started in April 2010 by Apollo Hospitals, with the objective of providing healthcare and health awareness to the underprivileged communities in India.
Billion Hearts Beating Foundation is registered under the 12A Income Tax Act and also covered under the Income Tax Act of 80G for all its programmes which allows 50% exemption to all donors. In addition to this, the foundation has also acquired the FCRA certificate which enables the foundation to accept foreign donations towards our programmes.
The foundation is, at present running health programs for the underprivileged elderly and children living in marginalised communities such as in old age homes in the North and South Regions of India – namely the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Delhi & NCR.
What We Do
Billion Hearts Beating Foundation has identified few old age homes in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Delhi/ NCR where medical needs are assessed through regular health checks and distribution drives of healthcare amenities & medications as per need basis.
Under the children’s program, it aims to introduce comprehensive health checks & awareness workshops to the children. The main aim is to educate children to become healthier & stronger.
Since 2012, BHB is associated with the National Cadet Corps (NCC). Each year, the foundation conducts a session on Life Saving and Basic Life Support for around 1600 cadets in Delhi to spread the awareness on emergency situations.
Under awareness program, BHB organizes various health camps & health awareness drives in different parts of the country to reach out and educate people about the importance of health.