Community Extension Activity by the Department of Sociology, Dimapur Government College on 31st March 2021.
The department of Sociology, Dimapur Govt College as a part of the community extension activity visited the House of Friendship Old Age Home & Health Care on 31st March 2021. The House of Friendship is a charitable institution located at Landmark Colony and run by Mrs Akokla Pongen. While interacting with her, she shared the experiences and challenges she faced while taking care of the aged people under her care. At present there are 5(five) inmates from different communities including an Anglo-Indian. Besides the inmates, there are around 50 aged persons registered in this home who avail their services as and when required. The Home provides regular health checkups, counselling, short stays for senior citizens, prayer meetings, entertainment programs, library facilities, confidence building activities, and also outing programs. The inmates also acknowledged the love, support and care they received from the Home. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students were not involved so only the faculty members led by the HOD Lhipe Naro, Dr. Hannah Tia Assistant Professor, Herali Achumi Assistant Professor, and Sashirenla Assistant Professor went for the program. The department contributed some food items to the home.
(AKOKLA PONGEN) (LHIPENARO)
House of Friendship Old Age Home & Health Care Dept of Sociology
Landmark Colony, Dimapur Dimapur Govt college