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Oxygen For All - A Fundraising Call For Oxygen Concentrators
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    Megha Dada Chawdhry
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    Swasti

    from India

80G tax benefits for INR donations

OXYGEN FOR ALL - A FUNDRAISING CALL FOR OXYGEN CONCENTRATORS

India stands amidst the storm of the second potent wave of Covid-19 cases hitting us across the country. With national cases averaging over three hundred thousand (over 3 lakhs), and about 3000 deaths a day - India’s health system is on the verge of a complete collapse.

Countless lives are being lost over the lack of oxygen, the demand for which is ever increasing. Oxygen concentrators ( a medical device that concentrates oxygen from ambient air) are critical to treating patients suffering from mild to moderate effects of Covid-19. Early administration of oxygen significantly improves the condition of the patient leading to faster recovery and thereby, reducing the need for hospitalization.

India United is a volunteer group of entrepreneurs, activists and working professionals hailing from leading institutions- ISB (Indian School of Business), NITK (National Institute of Technology, Surathkal) LSE-UK (London School of Economics), MICA (Mudra Institute of Communications) and LSR (Lady Shri Ram College) - who like many of you- are keen on helping avert this national crisis to our best ability. We have collaborated with Swasti to procure, deliver and distribute oxygen concentrators in areas that need them most. These concentrators will be distributed to verified nonprofits and government institutions working at the grassroots level to help multiple people in their time of need.

We are looking to raise Rs. 1 Crore, to procure and deploy these concentrators in the most densely populated areas where medical infrastructure is the most under stress.  Each concentrator costs between INR 65,000 - 70,000. Meeting our target will help us procure that 150 concentrators.

This is a 100% not-for-profit and charitable initiative, with proceeds going exclusively for the equipment-
1. All donations in INR are applicable for 80G Tax Benefits
To claim your 80G Tax benefit please drop us an email with a screenshot confirming your donation at oxygenerators12@gmail.com

2. The campaign is also FCRA compliant and we welcome donations globally


Help our campaign to let India breathe by donating today!

About Swasti
Swasti a non for profit health organisation was established in 2003, with a focus on achieving public health outcomes for those who are socially excluded and poor. We are a niche service provider in the public health sector, delivering end-to-end solutions as well as short and long term support and facilitation, combining research and practice. Known to implement focused initiatives for marginalized communities, we balance passion and professionalism with cross-sectoral experience.

To know more, log into https://swasti.org , you can also reach out to us directly at hello@swasti.org or Disha Srivastava: disha.s@catalysts.org
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For any further queries or questions, please directly reach out to any of our volunteers below-

Srinivasan Narayan, Co-Founder and CEO at Good Meetings
Email - srinivasan.nitk@gmail.com, Phone - 9880845794

Vivek Subramanian, Head - Technology, Delhivery Pvt. Ltd
vivek.subramanian@delhivery.com

Megha Dada Chawdhry, Principal- Strategy and Growth, Treemouse
email: megha@treemouse.com +917060485911

Shweta Sood, Head of Programmes- 50by40 -
shweta.sood@50by40.org

Parkal Suhas Kamath, Co-Founder, Dilogy Solutions LLP
suhas@dilogysol.com

Karan Duggal, Digital Marketer
dugal.karan@gmail.com

Jasveen Kaur, Digital Marketer
jasveen.kaur10@gmail.com

Nikita Kandhari, Content Marketer 
Nikita_Kandhari2014@pgp.isb.edu

Akshat Gupta, Head of renewables 
BoilerJuice
gupta.x.akshat@gmail.com, phone - +447747168997



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