Aid for Vulnerable Populations

Umeed Project

About: Umeed Project is a Covid19 Relief SOS initiative started by a coalition of NGOs – Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, Basti Suraksha Manch, Qasid Foundation and Bhartiya Navdeep Samiti. It aims to provide emergency survival and food relief for  vulnerable people in New Delhi

Contact: donate@umeedproject.org

Ways to donate: NEFT/UPI/Debit & Credit Cards

Currencies accepted: INR, USD

SNEHA

About: SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action) works to improve the health and safety of women, adolescents and children living in the most vulnerable urban slum communities of Mumbai.

Our teams have identified families that are most in need of direct relief, including families with pregnant women, daily wage earners, single-woman households, etc. Each ration pack will contain essential groceries and health products including – Rice, Wheat Flour, Dal varieties, Cooking Oil, Sugar, Salt, Tea Powder, Bathing Soap, Detergent bar and Detergent Powder. 

Contact: https://snehamumbai.org/contact-us/

Ways to donate: Debit and Credit Cards/ Net Banking 

Currencies accepted: All major currencies

Hasiru Dala

About: Hasiru Dala has its offices across South India in Bangalore, Mysuru, Mangaluru, Tumakuru, Hubbali, Devanagere, Chamarajnagar, Kodagu, Coimbatore, Trichy, Chikkaballapura, Rajahmundry and is providing Food and medical support for 6,000 affected waste-picker families.

  1. Ration kits: 10 kg rice, 2kg dal, 1 kg sugar, 1 kg salt, tea powder, chilli powder, oil, soaps, and masks. Each kit costs us about 1200, to buy, assemble and dispatch.
  1. Medical and sanitation kits for families with Covid+ members: Generic medicines and nutrition supplements, disinfectants, hygiene products, childcare products, patient care products, etc. and cost of medical assistance and services.
  1. Additional support: Doctor assistance and medical support, awareness-building, and hygiene training with the community at large.
  1. Child Care and support for children whose both parents have been affected by COVID and require additional support to see themselves through these troubled times. 

Contact: covid19carekit@hasirudala.in

Ways to donate: UPI/ Debit or Credit cards

Currencies accepted: All major currencies

Goonj

About: GOONJ has its offices all over India in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Rishikesh & Patna. It is helping with reaching essentials like ration and hygiene material, with dignity, to daily wagers, migrant workers and people struggling for the basics in the villages of India.

Contact: https://goonj.org/our-offices/

Ways to donate: Cheques/ Drafts/ Direct Bank Transfer/UPI

Currencies accepted: All major currencies

Plan International – India Chapter

About: Plan works in 25 states across India Originally named ‘Foster Parents Plan for Children in Spain’ Plan began work in India in 1979  to support communities throughout India so that children have their rights including right to protection, basic education, proper healthcare, healthy environment, livelihood opportunities and their participation in decisions making process which affect their lives. It is supporting to stop the devastating impact of the pandemic on Covid-affected vulnerable families and migrant labourers. Spreading awareness and providing safety and nutrition kits to families, Dry food baskets for families, Support frontline health-workers in villages with PPE kits and Economic support for the vulnerable. 

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

Ways to donate: Debit and Credit Cards/ Net Banking/ Paytm (Razor Pay/CC Avenue/ Bill Desk)

Currencies accepted: All major currencies

The Bharath Abhyudaya Seva Samithi (Bass)

About: Located in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, BASS is working for the social, educational, health care, economic development and emergency relief and rehabilitation of the poor specially for the Scheduled caste (SC), the Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Backward communities, irrespective of their caste, creed and religion. BASS is committed to people’s participatory development processes. People concerned and affected are involved in the entire process of project identification, development, execution, monitoring and evaluation. Projects adopt a bottom up approach and are evolved at the community level.

Contacts: bassindia78@yahoo.com , bassindia78@gmail.com , bass1978@gmail.com

Ways to donate: Paypal/ Debit and Credit Cards/ Bank Transfer

Currencies accepted: EUR