Economic and social challenges and drastic consequences of the 2nd wave of COVID-19 pandemic on the informal sector workers such as Safai Sathis, waste picker workers, domestic workers, daily wage workers, construction workers, street vendors, auto rickshaw workers, home based workers etc have much more adverse effect. .
With factories and workplaces shut down and closed during lockdown, many workers are left with no livelihood. Many are scared that the lockdown might extend given the present situation of COVID -19. Their savings are already exhausted after the 1st lockdown. They are still under debt from the loan they had taken last year during the lockdown.
These people need immediate help and materials for their protection from COVID -19. Lockdown-related mass unemployment is pushing large numbers of the working poor in search of food. The current focus is on health responses and social distancing. These people without economic and social support, and worrying about how to feed their families and earn an income, and cannot, even if they wanted to, practice social distancing and responsible health practices.
Nidan is working to give immediate support to those who are in in crises/ footpath/ shelter to the front line workers, dry food support in Delhi. By adhering to all safety and hygiene measures, Nidan has begun its relief service by providing packed grocery kits and safety & Hygiene kits to the marginalised and low-income segment of the society comprising of daily wage workers, migrant labourers, construction site workers, domestic workers and street vendors.Donate and Help these workers. You little help will make a great impact in this precarious and terrible time.
a) Protection material for staff and volunteers - Provision of protective gears for staff and volunteer like protective masks, gloves, sanitizers and face shield.
b) Dry Ration Kits and Hygiene & Safety Kits – Nidan/ NASVI will distribute 3000 dry ration kits to the neediest of people and informal workers so that they can stay safe in this pandemic.
c) Hygiene & Safety Kits – Nidan/ NASVI will distribute 3000 hygiene and safety kits to informal workers so that they can stay safe in this pandemic.
d) Awareness –People will be given information on how they can keep themselves and their families safe from coronavirus.
e) Coordinate with district administration and health department.
f) Monitoring the activities.
Target: Rs 30,00,000
Particulars Nos Price per unit Total
Dry Ration Kits (include rice, flour, daals, tea, spices, etc.) 3000 820 ₹ 24,60,000.00
Sanitation Kits (masks, gloves, sanitisers) 3000 180 ₹ 5,40,000.00