Supporting India’s poor and vulnerable during COVID-19

April 27, 2020

The ARISE-TGI team has been working very closely with its partners, Safai Mazdoor Union (SMU), Dalit Bahujan Resource Centre (DBRC) and Hasiru Dala, and have been spearheading relief efforts, for the most vulnerable communities, especially waste pickers and sanitation workers. Currenty, their work is foccused in Shimla, Bengaluru and Vijaywada. Their initiatives are primarily around system level interventions, fundraising, social behaviour change, and providing essentials. Their work has been summarized in this document.


Marginalized Migrant Families in Cities who have lost livelihoods during COVID-19

To ensure that Migrant families do not go hungry and are taken care of, have the right information and are guided; with their panic and anxiety addressed and are protected from COVID-19, Swasti is address 3 immediate requirements to protect migrant families – Ration Kits, Hygiene kits and home quarantine kits

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By enrolling you can contribute to and benefit from this collaboration. Also, do encourage other organisations and experts to join hands with us. The key benefits of being part of the collaborative is access to people, resources, financing & partnerships and the ability to make a greater collective impact.

COVIDActionCollab is not merely an aggregation of partners, but is an aggregation of capacities, through which we have developed key high impact initiatives. We have drawn upon our one year’s experience at CAC and engagement with our large constituency of partners to put together a menu of initiatives for funders/investors to support which will save lives and livelihoods, and enable vulnerable communities to 'bounce forward’. Support these initiatives to build resilient communities