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With the help of donors like you, we have so far distributed over 100 tons of dry ration to vulnerable families, provided more than 200,000 face masks, 14,000 gloves and 23,000 sanitizers to Government front-line workers, made over 22,000 phone calls to provide psycho-social support to families with pregnant women, new mothers and young children and raised awareness on precautions during Covid-19. Thank you for making all this possible! Help us continue our work.

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected over 180 countries globally and is particularly challenging for India because of its population density and stressed public health systems. Experts agree that the best way of dealing with this crisis is through preventative measures, like social distancing, quarantining probable cases and following good personal hygiene. But as we go through these testing times in our homes, grateful for access to basic amenities, daily necessities and regular income, there are those who are not so fortunate.

Daily wage labourers, taxi drivers, house helps, sanitation workers, medical workers, health professionals and thousands of others are at a huge risk of contracting Covid-19, with possibly grave consequences. For them, every day has been a struggle due to income instability, lack of access to preventative measures and working to screen and treat affected people.

For any queries, feel free to contact us on the details provided below and we'll be glad to assist you! :
contact@actionagainsthunger.in

DONATE NOW AND HELP US FIGHT THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Sponsor Hygiene Kits for vulnerable families with low or no income

HYGIENE KIT ITEMS
Hand sanitizer – 1
Bathing soap – 4
Laundry soap – 4
Nail cutter - 1
Information leaflet and carry bag – 1
Dishwashing bar – 2
TOTAL COST OF ONE KIT – ₹ 500

Sponsor Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Kits for Medical Workers

PPE KIT ITEMS
Face mask
Goggles
Body suit
Breathable surgeon gown
Gloves
Waste disposable bags
Hand sanitizer
TOTAL COST OF ONE KIT
₹ 1000 - 1200*

Sponsor food baskets for families in need

FOOD BASKET ITEMS
Cracked Wheat (Daliya) – 2 kg
Rice – 5 kg
Semolina (Suji) – 2 kg
Ground Nuts - 1 kg
Green Gram (Mung Pulses) - 3 kg
Sugar – 1 kg
Jaggery – 1 kg
Oil – 1.5 litres
TOTAL COST – ₹ 1000

*Depending on available quantity and vendor. Includes sourcing and supplying costs

PARTNERSHIP WITH GOVERNMENT

These kits will be distributed through our local Government and Hospital partners in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in both rural and urban regions. Through our tie ups with the Government, it will be ensured that concerned health authorities are a part of this exercise, kits are sourced from approved vendors and every kit reaches medical professionals, individuals and families in need through official distribution centers.

WHY ACTION AGAINST HUNGER

40 years of expertise on nutrition and in emergency situations including supporting local Governments for epidemics such as Ebola.

Over 190 full time on ground staff with direct access to vulnerable families.

Direct working contact with public governing institutions from Panchayati Raj Institutions to the National Consortiums on Nutrition.

Supporting the State Governments in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Action Against Hunger is legally registered as Fight Hunger Foundation under section 25 of the Indian Companies Act 1956.