Aid for Frontline Health Workers

Association for India’s Development (AID)

About: AID has 36 chapters across the United States. The Association for India’s Development, Inc. (AID) is a secular charity organization which promotes “sustainable, equitable and just development. AID consists of a decentralized network of chapters which raise and utilize funds independently. There were 36 chapters in 2010 with a total volunteer strength of around 1000.The major activities of the U.S. chapters are raising funds, reviewing and supporting projects in India and informing and mobilizing their communities about important social and developmental issues in India. There were about 100 projects actively supported by AID chapters in 2010.

Contact: info@aidindia.org, aidsite@gmail.com

Ways to donate: Debit and Credit Cards/ Net Banking

Currencies accepted: USD

Doctors For You (DFY)

About: Doctors for You was founded in India in 2007, by doctors, medical students and like-minded people with a vision of “Health for all.” Currently, DFY is working on various projects in different states of India involving health professionals, Disaster Management Practitioners, Social Workers and Administrative Staff. Current Locations for Projects/ Programmes-Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chennai, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Punjab, Tamil

Contact: info@doctorsforyou.org  http://doctorsforyou.com

Ways to donate: Paypal

Currencies accepted: INR, USD

Jhpiego

About: Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, has a 30-year history of working in India as one of the leading public health organizations in the country. Since March 2020, Jhpiego has been at the forefront of India’s pandemic response, preparing close to 60,000 health workers in COVID-19 response, strengthening infection prevention protocols, triaging, crisis management and critical care management of COVID-19 patients. 

Contact: info@jhpiego.org

Ways to donate: Credit Card

Currencies accepted: USD

The George Institute for Global Health India

About: The George Institute was founded in Australia in 1999, It was formally established in Hyderabad, India in 2007. The George Institute is implementing the “Uddhanam C-19 home care” initiative, aimed at helping the rural susceptible population of Uddhanam region in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh. Their aim is to: 1) increase awareness of COVID-19 by setting up self help groups; 2) train frontline workers to offer home care; 3) provide home care kits; and 4) implement telecommunication service for prompt assistance. To donate please follow the link and make sure to select the “Uddhanam C-19 home care” option under the “Appeal” section.

Contact: info@georgeinstitute.org.in

Ways to donate: Credit Card/debit card

Currencies accepted: All major currencies – choose country in drop down

CARE

About: CARE International is based in Geneva, Switzerland In India, the basic agreement was first signed in New Delhi CARE has its presence across 19 Indian States. CARE has worked in India for 70 years to alleviate poverty and social exclusion. For the current COVID-19 response work in India, CARE is working towards 1) Improving the quality of care provided to critically ill COVID-19 patients and protecting healthcare workers from infection by setting up at least 30 COVID care centers in highly impacted areas of seven states. 2) Providing oxygen and other essential supplies to hospital partners. 3) Providing PPE and other clinical supplies to hospital partners. and 4) Supporting at least 10 state governments with vaccine rollout and training health workers to address concerns about vaccine stigma and distrust. 

Contact: https://www.careindia.org/contact-us/

Ways to donate: Online

Currencies accepted: All major currencies – choose appropriate selection

Dasra

About: Through their #BacktheFrontline campaign, Dasra’s goal is to raise funds towards supporting 100 locally led community-based NGOs that are leveraging their deep experience on the ground to drive impact at the very frontlines of India’s COVID-19 response through bold and nimble approaches that place community lives at the centre of their mission.

Contact us: https://www.dasra.org/contact-us

Ways to donate: UPI/Debit and Credit Cards/Paypal

Currencies accepted: INR, USD, EUR – Choose in donation page

UNICEF USA

About: UNICEF is delivering critical supplies like oxygen concentrators, diagnostic testing systems, hygiene supplies and PPE kits to protect health care workers. UNICEF has been working with partners in India to stop the spread of COVID-19, sharing information with more than 660 million people on how to stay safe from the novel coronavirus and reaching more than 3.6 million with critical water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) supplies and services.

Contact us: https://www.unicefusa.org/about/contact/email

Ways to donate: Online

Currencies accepted: USD

Smile Foundation

About: Presence across 14 states in India- Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, New Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, West Bengal, Chattisgarh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu. Mobile hospital programmes & telemedicine projects are taking primary healthcare & Covid care services to the doorsteps of most vulnerable children & families in remote villages & slums. Smile foundation is already serving more than 1 million people from 2200 vulnerable communities in 14 states of India. Ensuring protective gear for frontline health workers. So far,they have provided over 80,000 protective gear to frontline health workers. Providing Hygiene kits to less privileged children & families enabling them to protect themselves. So far, they have provided over 2,00,000 hygiene kits to vulnerable communities. Sensitizing people about the benefits of vaccination through tele-counseling, & spreading awareness on prevention against the virus. So far, they have sensitised more than 1,00,000 people through tele-counseling. Working on creating 100 Oxygen Banks across the country with support from corporate and institutions, to help critical patients from vulnerable communities have access to oxygen supply. Distributing dry ration kits with all essential items to the worst affected families. So far, they have provided 27.7 million meals to more than 2,00,000 families in 23 states of India. Providing home isolation kits to Covid patients with mild and less severe symptoms for effective care at home.

Contact us: info@smilefoundationindia.org

Ways to donate: Online

Currencies accepted: INR