HELP PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE AND SUPPORT PEOPLE FIGHTING COVID-19
The entire country has been hit hard by the Second Wave of COVID-19. Numerous people are struggling to avail healthcare as the pandemic sweeps across India. People from the disadvantaged sections of the society need urgent help.
Save the Children is responding and is providing care and support to those in need. With your help, we can provide life-saving relief items in the form of COVID Care Kits, Oxygen Concentrators and Oxygen Cylinder to disadvantaged communities. We cannot achieve this alone, and need your support and help to protect children and their families struggling for basic medical facilities and other essential relief items.
How many children we reached last year through our covid relief drive.
Last year, Save the Children mounted its biggest humanitarian response to reach the most vulnerable communities and children impacted by the first wave of the pandemic. We reached 13.64 lakh people out of which 5.57 lakh were children. Our geographical footprint spanned 49 districts in 13 states and 2 Union Territories.
Why it is important to be cautious this time.
Right now, the country is in the grip of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The infection is spreading rapidly and affecting scores of people in towns and cities across India. There are several reports of the new strains of the virus being more infectious and this time, the young and children are also impacted. There is a tremendous burden on the healthcare systems of India. It is absolutely essential that everyone follows COVID Appropriate Behaviour religiously – masking, good hand hygiene and maintaining physical distance.
How and why should one be vaccinated.
Vaccines offer a good degree of protection against Coronavirus. From May 1 onwards, vaccination is available for everyone above the age of 18. Please do get vaccinated as per your turn. Registrations can be done on the CoWIN portal: www.cowin.gov.in/home
have changed lives.
A small amount can change the life of a child; through education, nutrition, and basic protection, children can lead normal lives. The adjacent graph is a representation of how we have utilised your donations.