Y & P's COVID-19 assistance campaign

Hello Everyone!

I'm appealing to all of you to help raise money for families who have been dislocated because of this lockdown and live in the slums, under highways and sell things on the street - daily-wagers and their families.   Our goal is to be able to raise 2.1 lakh rupees (Rs. 210,000) which will support 75 families for 4 weeks. 

The money that you contribute will be used to buy food for them. Each family will be given : 

  1. 3.5kg of Rice

  2. 3.5kg of Atta

  3. 1 ltr of edible Oil

  4. 250 grams of Tea

  5. 1kg of Sugar

  6. 1kg of Dhal

  7. Salt and masala

These items put together will cost only 700 rupees.  

This is a fund-raiser for a NGO called Vibha, who will in turn send the money to DSS (Door Step School, Mumbai) who will buy the needful and distribute the same through their volunteer and partner network.  The area designated for this campaign is the 75 families staying in the railway yard on platform of Wadi Bandar near P D'Mello road.  (Wadi Bunder Coaching YardMalet Bandar Rd, Wadi Bandar, Umerkhadi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400009)


Most of them work in the fishing industry as cleaners.  These people may not get government relief because they are not migrant workers, do not have ID cards like ration or Aadhar card and are considered local.  They don't have enough even for food let alone money for shelter.  


thank you for contributing!

About Vibha

Vibha's vision is to ensure that every underprivileged child attains his, or her right to health, education and opportunity. Vibha educates, enables and empowers, individuals who wish to make a positive impact on the lives of underprivileged children. Since our inception in 1991, Vibha has supported more than 250 projects in India and 10 projects in the US. As a result, Vibha has been able to reach out to and provide opportunities for over 2.3 million underprivileged children. Currently, Vibha supports 30 projects in India and 7 projects in the US.

All donations to Vibha are tax deductible. Vibha is a charitable trust registered under section 80G of the Income Tax Act of India.

Goal

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₹87,515

₹210,000

Donations

Ashwini Kumar $250
lalitha balasubramanian ₹5,000
Veera Raghavan ₹1,000
Neelam Gupta ₹10,000
parvathi subramaniam ₹4,900
RHAMA NARAYAN ₹2,500
Saraswathi subramaniam ₹4,900
Badrinivas NC ₹20,000
Anonymous ₹7,000
Shailaja Patnam ₹4,500
Ramanarayanan P S ₹2,500
Sudha Ramanarayanan ₹2,500
Anusha Rajagopalan ₹3,500