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India is experiencing a devastating surge in COVID-19 cases, followed by increased ‘black fungus’ infections. This has overwhelmed the country’s health care system. Authorities are struggling to provide emergency help as the oxygen and vaccine shortage worsens.
Internationally, countries are sending urgent aid, while concerned individuals are donating to and starting fundraisers to provide relief.
There are group of enthusiastic volunteers from Champaign IT Company came forward to think on ‘How can we contribute?‘ and defined the blueprint between the shores.
The journey of a thousand miles began with one step, and as steps proceeded more hands started joining.
At high level, we are thinking about 4 major milestones in each iteration. US shore volunteers are working on socializing the thoughts and encouraging teammates to join the fund-raising drive, and on parallel, Pune IT Company volunteers are focusing on rightly delivering the help in terms of Goods, Logistics, Kitchen service, Shelter-homes, Partial Medicine expense, Hospital donations, etc..
Please raise the awareness, donate to this noble cause, and help the ones who are in desperate need of the support..
Together, we can help India fight this pandemic!
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No contribution is small. It is going to bring substantial difference at ground level.
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Ground-Level Distribution & Delivery
Rashin is a Village in Karjat Taluka in Ahmednagar, where Adivasi Pardhi Samaj Vikas Sanstha (Native-Indian social service group) runs shelter home for Pardhi students (local community). Addition to students, they also feed to local people who are in extreme need around region. Sourav Chaterjee (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) worked with local NGO group, and collected their monthly ration needs and delivered grocery kits to distribute among local needy families in region.
Amol Sanap (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) currently working from home-town-Nashik. Amol voluntarily visited Adharashram Nashik, collected ground level needs. He found that, there are 130 kids from 0-12 age group staying in Adharashram. Based on this inputs, he along with his family, purchased aid from local market and delivered the aid. Aid includes ration kirana (items like Ata-Flour, Rice, Oil, Hair-care Oil, Chana dal-Lenthil, Mung dal-Lenthil, Poha, Sugar, Masala-Spices, Soaps, Tea, Biscuits etc.), Sanitization items (toothbrush, Masks, Hand-wash, Sanitizers, Baby diapers etc.) and cloths.
Let’s pray for Adharashram Kids to remain safe from COVID mental stress and from illness.
Amol Sanap (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) currently working from home-town-Nashik. Amol voluntarily visited old-age-care-center, collected ground level needs. He found that, due to wide spread of COVID in local community, keeping their elderly safe & isolated is getting difficult, and this organization is currently doing good work within local community.
Amol collected the aid need from organization and working on purchase at present. It is expected that, within next few days, the aid will be handover to organization.
Let’s pray for Old-Age-Care-Center Elderly to remain safe from COVID mental stress and from illness.
Adhartirth Adharashram is located at Tupadevi, Post- Anjneri, Tal.- Triambakeshwa, Maharashtra , India. it is operated by Varkari Sampraday, who are engaged in providing farmers children’s who are orphans with adequate meals, education, yoga and health training. At present, they have 85 children in the age group of 3-16 years from all over the such areas as Vidharbha, Konkan and Marathawada. Amol Sanap (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) purchased the Aid from local wholesale market and delivered ration kirana items like Ata-Flour, Rice, Oil, Hair-care Oil, Chana dal-Lenthil, Mung dal-Lenthil, Poha, Sugar, Masala-Spices, Soaps, Tea, Biscuits etc., Sanitization items (toothbrush, Masks, Hand-wash, Sanitizers, Baby diapers etc.) and cloths. During visit, staff informed that, kids faces difficulties during night time if there is power-outages (due to monsoon). Amol purchased 20+ rechargeable bulbs and delivered. Let’s pray for Adharashram Kids to remain safe from COVID mental stress and from illness.
Sourav Chaterjee (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) explored the near-by Pune slum localities, Pandemic had disturb the families with loss of job and daily wages. As monsoon season is starting, one of the needs identified was for the Tarpaulin. This Tarpaulin can be utilized in multiple ways to cover the huts and make shelters. Good quality of Tarpaulins was purchased from wholesaler and physically distributed among 100+ families.
Sourav Chaterjee (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) remotely worked with J&K Ray of Hope volunteers, identified needy families and their requirement. Volunteers prepared the AID kits for family contains ration for a month like, Rice, Flour and Oil. And distributed to local needy identified families.
Sourav Chaterjee (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) was approached by Dr. Yogesh to help elderly couples who were facing financial challenges. Both husband and wife got diagnosed with COVID+. Fund was donated to family.
Pune-based NGO Samaj-Bandh has been collecting old clothes and distributing sanitary pads made from them to women who cannot afford napkins. This group was affected hard by pandemics and the loss of donations/basic salary. Sourav Chaterjee (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) knows the NGO since 2016. Donation were offered to cover the salary of 4-workers making these pads to keep continue the noble work.
Sourav Chaterjee (Employee from MNC-IT Pune) worked with Smile Project NGO group from north-east region Manipur. Sourav collected granular level of local condition and identified target 15 families. This families are widow women with children and parents as their dependents. Each family monthly requirement was 3000 INR (~50$), and hence direct fund was delivered in hand with the help of Smile Project NGO volunteers.
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Help through local community network to India origin UIUC students who visits Champaign-Urbana for education.
Our amazing volunteer are committed to helping and serving our community. We take our convictions and turn them into action.
India’s regional festivals celebration are arranged for community, which helps parents to keep their kids aware of India’s culture.
ATTENTION to all UIUC students
Indian Student Association (UIUC) is extending helping hand to Champaign-Urbana Students to remain safe, healthy in this pandemic situation. Any students needs assistance locally in terms of food, accommodation, transportation then please contact on 2178210764
Motivational vision and mission came from volunteers to give service back to community, and give home away from home experience to every new student visitor of UIUC.
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