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    Koushik Ghosh Choudhury
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    Helen flaghrity society for the blind

    from Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

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About The NGO :-Tirunelveli Dist. ( Tamilnadu) based 80 G and F.C.R.A certified N.G.O “Helen flaghrity society for the blind” was started in the year 1991 to serve both physically and mentally challenged people in three districts, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin and Kanyakumari. They do our service in CBR method ( Community based Rehabilitation). "Better to teach how to fish than giving fish" is our policy. Right now we have full data of the three districts. They make the blind kids to do their studies in the blind schools in two places. They supply calipers and artificial limps every 6 months to our beneficiaries. They have almost 8000 beneficiaries living in their respective places and leading their life as normal people. Lot of blind teachers and lawyers were formed by us. Central Government supported disabled persons by giving Rs.10000 to each family to start new work after the Tsunami in 2004 through us in our premises.
  • In the year 2000  we were awarded State award and in 2009 "Central Government award “was given to us.
  • Still lot of services are yet to be done with the help of generous donors.
  • Now the managing Committee of the members are unanimously decided that
  • “Helen flaghrity society for the blind” NGO  is help the COVID-19 poor peoples in mass level through Crowd Funding in Tamilnadu . From the beginning of the Lockdown NGO is distributed Cook Food and Grocery Items between more than 1500+ families .
Corona Virus and its origin:
The Corona virus is a new virus that started in China and now threatens to become a global epidemic. While the immediate risk of contamination is growing rapidly to the entire Globe.  The virus was first made known in December 2019 and has racked up a death toll of 25 people now more than 35,000 people around the globe. However, the number of people infected is constantly rising with each passing day which crossed more than 7,50,000 people around the Globe.
The corona virus is a family of viruses that can cause a lot of mild to life-threatening diseases. It is the cousin of the more popular Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus.
The symptoms include cough, fever, shortness of breath, and difficulty in breathing. In severe cases, the condition can progress to pneumonia, kidney failure and even death. For now, there is no vaccine for the new virus.
Virus Status in Tamil Nadu:
The number of coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu continued its upward trend on Tuesday, going past the 500 mark for a second consecutive day as the total infections crossed 4,000.
Two deaths were reported, taking the toll from the deadly virus in the state to 33, a Health Department bulletin said.
With 508 new patients on Tuesday, the cumulative tally stood at 4,058 and the active cases at 2,537, it said.
 Chennai remained at the top among the 37 districts, as it recorded 279 of the      fresh cases, taking its total to 2008, followed by Cuddalore (229 cases) with 68 additions.

PROPOSED IMMEDIATE ACTION:
Lotus Foundation’s response to COVID-19 will include immediate relief, restoration and ‘build back’. In this times of National crisis, our foundation, reaffirms its commitments towards nation building and assures it will participate in the fight against COVID- 19 pandemic to the best of its capability in Villages of Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry (U.T).
Relief Action Plan: These would be immediate needs, geared towards providing support to vulnerable groups and communities, local administration and frontline workers who are most affected by the pandemic, directly or directly.   
Steps
Action Chart
1.Complementing the Healthcare Services
Provisioning of medical supplies, equipment & accessories to minimize disruptions in medical care and delivery of health services. Also to include any immediate psycho-social as well as mental health support by specialized organizations
2. Food Security
Including cooked meals, micronutrients and dry ration. 
3.Care & Support
Care for elderly, people living with disabilities, children & most disadvantaged through psycho-social support, temporary shelters, education in emergencies and other such well-being initiatives. To include any immediate measures towards protection of children in transit, those living in difficult circumstances and dealing with vulnerabilities.  
4.Training, Capacity Building and Awareness
Create awareness about prevention, hygiene, social distancing, combating stigma in communities, psycho-social care. Train and build capacities of frontline workers through digital platforms and technology tools, as per measures prescribed by MoHFW, to strengthen the delivery of health care services.  
Restoration & Build Back Action Plan: These would include efforts aimed at maintaining and restoring normalcy.  To ensure that negative impact of the pandemic on regular development work is minimized. This calls for innovative solutions such that normalcy is restored at the earliest. The following categories are suggested: 

Steps
Action Chart
1. Early Childhood Care and Development in Emergencies
Restore education for most disadvantaged children in rural and urban areas, with state permissions, using technology led solutions.
2. Child Protection and Inclusion (PWD, other groups) in Emergencies
Interventions that can support children who were already living in difficult circumstances and have high vulnerability, mitigation efforts that reduce possibilities of any form of abuse or harm with them.
3. Health in Emergencies
High focus on pregnant, lactating mothers, elderly, psychosocial care, mental health, non-communicable and communicable diseases (other than Covid19)
4. WASH in Emergencies
High focus of personal and community hygiene, hand washing practices and improved sanitation
5. Livelihood and Skill Development in Emergencies
Livelihood & skill development programs for marginalized young adolescent girls, women, disabled persons. (Income Generation Activities)
Beneficiaries to be targeted:
  • Cuddalore Dist  (Kurinjipadi block)
  • SC community -2/ Fishing Village – 2 / Tribal Village - 1 ) – Total: 5  Villages 
    • Pondicherry:  (Villianur block)
  •           Tribal – 1 / SC village – 2 / Fishing Community– 2) – Total: 5 Villages
     Total target beneficiaries: 1425 families / Total Population – 5745 / Male – 2363 / Female – 3382 (People with Disabilities – 27)
  • BUDGET OUT LINE: 
  •  
IMPACT OF ACTION TO COMBAT COVID-19
S.No.
  • Particulars
  • Amount in Indian Rs.
 1.
Training, Capacity Building and Awareness
COVID-19 in selected 10 villages
10 Villages X 3 months X @ Rs. 5000/-
 1,50,000/-
 2.
Protection Materials for families to stop the spread of Covid–19(masks, sanitizer, Gloves etc.,)
1425 families X @ Rs. 500/-

4,27,500/-
 3. 
'Food Supplies” initiative to feed the needy families with basic food materials.
1425 families X @ Rs. 750/-
 10,68,750/-
4.
Care & Support for Children, Elders, Pregnant women & people with disabilities
10 villages X @ Rs.2 5,000/-
 2,50,000/-

WASH – Water & Sanitation programs for personal health & hygiene
10 villages X @ Rs.50,000/- 
 5,00,000/-
 5.
Livelihood for the Isolated Marginalized group of families in the community in 10 villages.
10 villages X @ Rs. 50000/-

5,00,000/-
6
Staff Salary:
Project Coordinator: 1no X Rs.10,000 X 12 months
Field Animators:  4 no X Rs.8000 X 12 months( 2 staff in Cuddalore & 2 staff in Pondicherry)
 1,20,000/-
3,84,000/-
 7.
Administration Cost for the total Project. (8%)

2,72,020
 
                                         Total  in Indian Rs. 
(Thirty Six Lakhs Seventy Two Thousand Two Hundred Seventy Rupees Only)
36, 72, 270/-
  • Our Foundation is expecting to implement the proposed programme activities to create a healthy and risk-free society.
  • The affected people would be assisted to get proper medical services, recover from the current scenario and sustain their normal life.
  • The relief initiative with food supplies would fulfill the basic needs of the target community and stay health with resistance power during the ‘Lock down Period’.
  • Livelihood initiatives will enable all the affected families to find income source during the ‘Lockdown Period’ to have survival. 
  • Finally all our concerted efforts and collective action to combat COVID-19 would have reached out to the affected population and ensured safety, security, protection and healthy survival in collaboration with Government/Private departments in Cuddalore District- Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry.

  • CONCLUSION: At this Juncture and world crisis of COVID-19, it is the need of the hour to take collective action and join hands with corporates, institutions with CSR to combat this deadly virus and create a healthy, hazard-free, sustainable and empowered Society, Community and  Country.

  •  My name is Koushik Ghosh Choudhury . I am a social worker from Jamshedpur , Jharkhand  . I am the active Volunteer of “Helen flaghrity society for the blind” NGO  I am here to raise funds for the  NGO  to help for underprivileged  family’s of Village. ..

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