Abhaya Kshethram is a home for physically and mentally challenged orphans, destitute women and aged people in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Residents of the home are provided with basic necessities such as food, water, clothing, shelter, medicine, treatment and therapy with love and care.
Home is run in the spirit of service to God through service to humanity.
Inspiration for Abhaya Kshethram is Mother Theresa's life and saying “It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving”.
Abhaya Kshethram started in 2007 with 2 residents, has grown year on year and in 2021 serves 200 residents, due to the untiring work of its founder Dr S.A.Thasleem Sultana.
As of January 2021, the 200 residents are:
35 physically challenged orphans
67 mentally challenged orphans
48 destitute women
50 destitute aged people.
Abhaya Kshethram is run entirely on contributions made by individuals, small-scale local companies and Hope for Humanity (HFH) foundation.
Dr Thasleem is committed to growing Abhaya Kshethram into the largest home for physically and mentally challenged orphans, destitute women and destitute aged people in Andhra Pradesh, India.