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 Corona Warriors in Kolkata are Helping Their Community Remain Safe

Corona Warriors in Kolkata are Helping Their Community Remain Safe

In the slums of the Park Circus area in Kolkata, a containment zone, lives Good Samaritan, Murshida Khatoon. All of 14 years of age, she is reaching out to her neighbors to generate awareness to check the community spread of Coronavirus. She has a group of 15 comrades who also take part in the awareness generation process, across the slum that is being dwelt by more than 100 people. 

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Girl Champions Ensure Sound Menstrual Hygiene Amidst Lockdown

Girl Champions Ensure Sound Menstrual Hygiene Amidst Lockdown

The pan-India lockdown imposed to avoid any further community transfer of the deadly Coronavirus has brought about many challenges among various communities in the country. Multiple media platforms share with us the problems that some of the communities are facing during the current crisis.

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Small Initiatives by Soni are Helping the Children of her Community Stay Safe

Small Initiatives by Soni are Helping the Children of her Community Stay Safe

Residing on the streets of Grant Road, Mumbai, 18-year-old Sony Hargiri's life has never been easy. Still, it has got better after Save the Children reached out to her through our project implementing partner Salaam Baalak Trust. Almost two decades back, Soni migrated to Mumbai along with her mother. The family came from the southern part of India to Mumbai for better livelihood options. Soni is currently studying in First Year Junior College and is an exceptional cricket player. 

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Courage in the time of Crisis: Good Samaritan Gayatri Helps Families in Her Area

Courage in the time of Crisis: Good Samaritan Gayatri Helps Families in Her Area

COVID-19 pandemic is not only taking the lives of people across the globe but also creating multiple vulnerabilities and threats in the life of millions, especially in a country like India. A prime reason for this is the lack of available options for livelihood, health, education, and security. The nation-wide lockdown has severely affected the lives of people, especially the daily wage earners, whether- those who work in the village or migrated labor force. Due to the lockdown situation, people from most marginalized communities are facing enormous challenges for survival—the options for earning money closed for these poorest of low-income families.
 

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Our Child Champion Nisha Chooses Others Over Self During Coronavirus Crisis

Our Child Champion Nisha Chooses Others Over Self During Coronavirus Crisis

Proving herself to be a true Good Samaritan, our 18-year-old child champion Nisha reached out to 15 neighbour families in Taimur Nagar in Delhi with food items while her own family ran out of ration amid lockdown. 

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