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COVID-19 Crisis: Ensuring Food for All in Delhi Amid Lockdown

COVID-19 Crisis: Ensuring Food for All in Delhi Amid Lockdown

With the lockdown imposed in India, millions of people are not able to work, with no income, they are left with no money to buy food. Laila and her family living in a 'jhuggi' in Arjun Park area of New Delhi are amongst many families that face this fate due to the unprecedented lockdown. 

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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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Helping Pune Municipal Corporation Harness Technology to Address Coronavirus Crisis

Helping Pune Municipal Corporation Harness Technology to Address Coronavirus Crisis

Save the Children is helping the Pune Municipal Corporation use digital technology in their day-to-day operations by setting up Video Conferencing units. The use of technology can be helpful in addressing the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. 

The video conferencing units have been set up as part of Save the Children's intervention of supporting the government in reaching out to Public Health Specialists who are working on the ground. This type of communication medium is helping specialists to provide critical services to Pune citizens. 

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