In this present pandemic situation, the condition these people is highly pathetic. The financial condition of the HRGs is highly poor. They have no way to perform their activities in this lockdown as a result of which they have no daily income thereby, suffering a lot. They are always discriminated in the society. PLHIVs do not share their personal details due to this discrimination. They require daily medicine. In this lockdown time, their medicine gets used up. Thus, they need urgent financial support. We want to manage for the daily ration (rice, potatoes, oil, vegetables, pulses, etc), Medicine and also COVID preventing items like Masks, Sanitizers, soaps and hand gloves for these needy people. Near about 350 HRGs with around Rs 1000 per head.
We have 20 Cluster link Workers (CLWs) spread in the 15 different blocks of Hooghly. They know the HRGs, PLHIVs, IDUs of their respective blocks. They will be providing these people of their respective blocks with the mentioned items. We will be assured that the risk of their discrimination and stigma is kept as secret.