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Feed COVID-19 affected unemployed workers & farmers in need

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27671

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Our goal
Feed workers without jobs, by connecting to farmers and providing their produce to youth volunteers.
The Challenge

Covid-19 lock down in India is starving daily wage earners and farmers

The country-wide lock down has forced people out of jobs. Without any significant savings, the poorest people are the hardest hit. They are not even able to afford basic food needs. At the same time, the farmers and dairy farmers are unable to sell their produce, having to waste the food and losing money. The youth are out of school and do not have activities to occupy them.

Our Solution

Providing food and essentials to migrants and daily wage workers while sustaining farmers

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 by providing them with food and essential kits. Ekam has been involved in helping people during disasters and is able to assist people in the current situation and any situation. Your support will save many lives with timely life-saving interventions-food as well as medical needs.

Ekam is connecting farmers who have produce to be sold, with the people that need it. Ekam provides the farmers with sustainable livelihood at this critical time. Ekam also trains youth to work as volunteers to be the supply chain, between the farmers and the consumers. Ekam is donating basic groceries like rice, oil, lentils, vegetables for each family in need, thus nourishing them physically and mentally.

Your Impact

Providing food to poor people can keep them happier and healthier during this tough time.

Providing food to poor people can keep them happier and healthier during this tough time. 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. Farmers are the backbone of India and need to be supported to keep the country's economy strong.

$3,000 Minimum Funding Goal
  • 83%-Food and Essentials Cost

  • 17%-Transport& Farmer Coordination

$2,000 Campaign Booster Funding

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.

  • 90%-Provide food to more workers

  • 10%-Transport Cost

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Our milestones
  • Sri Divya

  • Nanda

  • Usha

  • Sasi

  • Raj

  • Sandhya

  • Gopala

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