Support To Affected People During Lock-down | Milaap
Support To Affected People During Lock-down
of Rs.2,00,000
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  • Ruju

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    Ruju Pandit
  • RP

    This fundraiser will benefit

    Ruju Pandit

    from New Delhi, Delhi


On the 22nd of March 2020, we went into lockdown until the 3rd of May in an attempt to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and control the spread of the virus. This lockdown has led to millions of daily wage earners in India without support for their families and migrant workers stranded in cities separated from their loved ones. We are seeing a secondary humanitarian crisis unfold as millions who struggle to survive under normal circumstances face impossible circumstances in their immediate future.
Individuals from disadvantaged communities (Pardhis, transgenders and many others) and homeless people are almost on the brink of starvation. Anganwadis have stopped daily food supplies in many areas; schools are closed and mid-day meals have also stopped. With the lack of daily-wage jobs, many migrant workers have been frantically trying to get on the fastest train to make their way home.
We have followed a sensitive approach in providing families with a week’s worth of rations per package (Rs 600).  This food kit comprises of the following:
  • Rice
  • Wheat
  • Pulses
  • Oil

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