Good Samaritan Women Society

Good Samaritan Women Society

Below New High Court, Meriema, Kohima- 797001, Nagaland, India
Kohima, NL
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Good Samaritan Woman society was founded by Smti. Neithonuo T. Liegise with some likeminded women, who had a heart of compassion for the underprivileged section and a burden to uplift them. Their main focus and priority is to provide quality health care and recreation for the needy senior citizens in the state.

The office of the society was first established at lower PWD, Kohima and later shifted to the present location, in their own building at Meriema, below New High Court, Kohima, Nagaland.

Vision & Objective

The society besides its other activities of sponsoring underprivileged children for education and supporting widows have taken priority to dedicate for the welfare and care of elder in the state by setting-up Senior Citizen’s Home to provide shelter and quality health care to the destitute and needy senior citizens in Nagaland. To help them spiritually to retire their last journey in dignity and peace.

GSWS also conducts seminars and workshops to create awareness in eldery care and to educate the caregivers and children to provide quality care and service to their old parents in their families as well as in the society.

The Senior Citizens in Nagaland (Nagaland Senior Citizens Forum) have acknowledged and supported the vision and dedication of the Good Samaritan Women Society working for the cause of elderly care in the state, and voiced to the Government for allotment of land for the construction of Old Age Home, Kohima. The application was approved by the Government in the month of October 2010, and 1 acre of land was alloted to the society for construction of the same.

With the contribution of Mr. Heinswading the husband of the chief functionary, relatives, well wishers and various organizations collectively contributed to the construction of the building and it was inaugurated by Smti. Kaisa Rio, the lady wife of Hon'ble Chief Minister of Nagaland on 6th Sep 2013. The building was occupied for functioning of the project.

The Social Welfare Department recognized the work and dedication of the founder and the chief functionary of the society, Mrs. Neithonuo T. Liegise, and awarded her with the "Department Special Award" for her contribution to the cause of elderly care in the state.

It was established in 2005 on August 1ST; presently it has changed its name to Good Samaritan Senior Citizens Home. The vision and objective of the home is to provide quality health careand love to the needy older persons in the state of Nagaland and to provide security and beautiful, ideal environment for them, a home away from home. To let them spend their twilight years in peace and dignity.

There is no gender preference; both male and female above the age of 60 are welcome. No family otherwise neglected by family. No children or relatives to take care of them and no income.

25 is the capacity for one Senior Citizens Home seats. 3 seats are reserved for non-local peoples in need.

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