“If you can’t feed a hundred people,
then feed just one.” Mother Teresa.
Emerged COVID19 causing the human disturbances in terms of
living, movement and foods have occurred. Lot of changes has brought
into the lives, systems have been dysfunctional and situations have been
paralyzed. This Pandemic has brought about drastic changes in the social
and economic conditions of the people especially migrant workers, daily
wage earners, unorganized sector workers, landless labourers and other
vulnerable and marginalized communities. Loss of livelihood, reduced
employment opportunities, possible low wages with longer hours of work
are some of the problems that people will be facing in the post lockdown
scenario. It has brought about systemic changes to the socio-economic
structure in an unprecedented way and it is essential to study them in
order to devise strategies to tackle them.
In this juncture, Vimukti Charitable Trust Pothnal takes initiative to
help economically poor Sponsored families by distributing food
provisions and stationery items. They have also educated and trained
sponsored families on how to conduct and behave themselves while
strictly following the physical distancing and also taking certain
precautionary measures in maintaining one’s immunity against the deadly
corona virus. Nearly 32 families worth Rs.1,12,000/- (32x3500) food kits
and stationery items given to maintain themselves.