Manjiri Gokhale Joshi Emerging Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2021
Name of the Nominee : Manjiri Gokhale Joshi
Business Name : Maya CARE Foundation
City : Pune
Country : India
Website URL : www.mayacare.org
About Brand/Company : Maya CARE has provided over 10,000 free visits to over 1500 senior citizens over the past 11 years offering medical assistance, emotional/intellectual support and convenience, addressing the growing problem of mental health. During the pandemic, we have offered socially-distanced/outside-the window chats as well as phone companionship. We are also distributing masks free of charge to key workers across the UK including medical/pharmacy staff/delivery vendors/garbage collection people/security staff/schools and anyone else who needs them. Maya CARE essentially provides assistance in doctor visits/chemotherapy/radiotherapy/sitting outside the ICU/picking up reports, buying medicine, grocery, bank work/paperwork/reading/writing for those with failing eyesight, companionship/playing board games etc. Maya CARE does not provide emergency services, medical treatment/ayah/nursing and domestic work like cooking/cleaning.