covid-19 relief work
We are taking care of our communities in these difficult times
When we were unaware, leading normal life, we had little idea about the pandemic standing outside our doors. COVID-19 changed the way we live, we think, we work and the way we transport in current situations.
In India, the vulnerable community comprises 40 million migrant cultivation workers, daily wage workers, small land hold farmers and small shopkeepers from thousands of hamlets.
Currently 50,000-60,000 persons from the community are stuck far away from home, with less in their hands to survive or go back to their localities. The situation may extend for a few weeks in future and will leave a major scar on the lives of family heads along with their thousands of family members.
Migrant Workers in distress
Our Immediate Relief Work during Crisis
We did need assessment in areas and found small business holders at village Kabnur. They visited the place for the village carnival and stuck during lock-down. Vidyoday managed to help 15 families of Camel herders, amusement play runners residing temporarily at schools.
We found needy sects like families of our students (from Dnyandeep Project), widows, old age couples from villages. We prepared and distributed the ration kit for next 3 weeks to 80 families.
After positive response to our covid response, we are planning to
During the distribution, we found families stressed about the dark future ahead. Our fellows are reaching out to them for emotional support and other necessary help.