About 80% of India’s 470 million laborers work on a casual basis, without contracts and unprotected by labour laws. Many are paid daily and live hand to mouth. Now, with a continent in lockdown, they are starving.
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As Government shelter homes are witnessing an overflowing admittance, we have commenced our operations to cater to the homeless people in and around shelter homes, slums, and Rain Baseras in Madhya Pradesh. We have 7 mobile clinics that serve the dual purpose of delivering food packages to those in need. We have set up a system of food production with the help of volunteer cooks, to distribute at-least one food package every day consisting of cooked food as well as non-perishable goods (such as biscuits and juice) to help them sustain their hunger. These packages also include self-hygiene products, medicines for common ailments, bandaids, and locally made face masks.
In a more recent endeavor, we have started sending out dog food to grounds that are seeing an unusually large gathering of emaciated dogs. We are also providing raw commodities like flour, cereal, and rice to some underprivileged families who asked for the same.
Our packages, containing food for two meals, are delivered once a day. The urgency of this situation called for a rapid start, which was made possible with donations from close family and friends. So far, we have sent out ~1000 cooked food boxes, each costs approximately Rs.50, and 300 packages of raw food commodities, which costs about Rs.400 each.
Our funds are fast depleting but we are determined to keep the momentum for this project going, and for that – we will need your help.
Your contribution will help us assist the worst-hit sections of society.
We appeal to you to donate generously to our campaign and make a difference in someone's life.
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