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Covid-19 lock down in India is starving migrant workers
The corona virus pandemic has hit the poorest workers the hardest in India, with locked factories and other workplaces leading to massive internal migration as laborers try to return to their hometowns. Migrant workers lost their daily wages, are pushed out of their rental homes, and have started their journey back home, hundreds of miles away.
Many of the workers going home have been forced to walk hundreds of kilometers on highways and over 100 migrants were accidentally hit since the lockdown began. Some have died due to hunger or exhaustion. India’s social security benefits are tied to residence, meaning that many inter-state migrants are left off welfare schemes.
Providing food and essentials to migrants and daily wage workers
Your donation will help save lives of many poor people, migrant and daily wage workers who are out of work, and economically deprived due to lock down situation of COVID-19 in India. Your support will save many lives with timely life-saving interventions-food as well as medical needs.
Providing food to poor people can keep them happier and healthier, prepared for future.
Ensuring that balanced meals are provided encourages poor people to make proper decisions concerning their health in the future. Supporting with food and essential kits for migrants and daily wage workers will also give families one less thing to worry about during the current situation. Ekam has been providing food and groceries to the elderly, homeless and pregnant women. Please join us in supporting the needy at this time of pandemic.
81%-Food and esentials cost
19%-Staff/ delivery cost
This displays the maximum incremental additional funding the campaign could receive (Maximum Funding Amount (MFA) less Minimum Funding Goal)). For example, if the MFA is $100,000 and the MFG $10,000, it would show the difference of $90,000 here.
81%-More workers fed
19%-Delivery/ transport cost