At AAYOM WELFARE SOCIETY we believe in putting in our efforts for a good & healthy society by sincerely working for the much required help for the FACE (Food, Accommodation, Clothes & Education) of the Society because after helping with the three basic & essential requirements of life we focus on providing the next most important value add which is “Education”. As the education helps in grooming the individuals who further add as an asset for a better understanding & healthy society.
Apart from this we try and reach out to anybody in need with our help within our capacity & capability; be it in terms of health or support at any stage of life. By organizing health camps, comforting the unfortunate elders or the kids or even the youth who are in need of help & support.
AAYOM Welfare Society also aims to focus on the youth of today, who are under a lot of pressure, given the present socio- economic and environmental conditions, combined with aggressive competition. These pressures may be academic, parental, societal, peer, economical, etc. Add to this, the exposure to worldwide cultures and ways of life through television, with no guidelines for them to understand what is appropriate and what is inappropriate. Demands of contemporary life shown by media, do not match with our cultural or ethical values; joint family system has crumbled down under the economic pressures of today and in most cases, both parents have to work. Children might have, comparatively more comforts but they have to compromise on the quality of emotional life, which leaves them more vulnerable emotionally.
Having a need to fit in somewhere, to feel accepted and ‘belong’ to a group of people, many children today succumb to peer pressure in many harmful ways. This may cause a conflict of image within and many of these youngsters change the way they look or talk. Many alter their behavior patterns to become better suited to their social groups or so called ‘friends’. Some of these changes may often include the use of alcohol, smoking and in many cases even drug abuse.
Rise in the cost of living, smaller returns from agriculture, and unemployment has increased migration of people from smaller towns into big cities. This leads to many youngsters living alone in a new culture, with a different set of values than their small city. This difference also causes conflict within, and with usually no support from family in these matters, the youngsters do not know or understand how to resolve this conflict, and more often than not, end up doing things that harm instead of help.
The Indian family system has gone through many changes over the past decades leading to a nuclear family system. This puts additional pressures on the parents, and in many cases, they are not able to have a proper communication with the child. This lack of communication often causes the child to feel lonely, as they are unable to share these conflicts, confusions and stresses with the family. This gives rise to feelings of abandonment, helplessness and frustration, especially among adolescents, leading usually to unresolved psychological issues, thus creating a drift from the family. The children feel lost and often take refuge in alcohol, drug abuse etc.
Our aim is to help these young adults understand that the refuge in the above addictions brings only temporary relief, whereas resolving the underlying issues actually leads to a ‘Happy Life’ helping and resulting in “Touching The Future” by “Building Up Better Today Leading To The Best Of Tomorrow”.