SERUDS NGO is providing relief during covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh. with cooked meals and grocery kits to the poor and jobless daily wage workers
Online PR News – 15-September-2020 – Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh – India has been in lock down since 25 March to control Covid-19 pandemic, causing mass layoffs and heavy job losses. Millions of desperate migrant workers, particularly daily-wage earners, facing starvation after losing jobs are fleeing cities on foot to return to their villages. Help promised by state governments in terms of cash transfers and free ration kit distribution has not reached many sections, due to the sheer numbers involved and lack of ration cards with migrant guest workers.
SERUDS in one of the leading ngos providing relief during covid-19 in Andhra Pradesh. SERUDS is providing cooked meals and grocery kits to the poor and jobless daily wage workers across Kurnool district.
Following are some of the relief works undertaken by us since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic :
1. Distribution of ration kit to slum dwellers and daily wage workers in and around Kurnool. So far 3000 grocery kits, each worth Rs. 2000, have been distributed. This project is listed on Milaap at https://milaap.org/fundraisers/donate-to-coronavirus-relief-fund
2. Distribution of cooked meals. Around 2200 meals have been distributed so far. We have been listed on Givengain platform at https://www.givengain.com/cc/help-daily-wage-workers-affected-by-covid19/
3. Distribution of cloth masks and sanitizers. Around 1200 sets have been distributed so far.
We have been providing relief without any support from the government, and are supported solely by donors. People can donate online on our website at https://serudsindia.org/donate-covid-19-relief-india/ or at Millap website at https://milaap.org/fundraisers/donate-to-coronavirus-relief-fund
80G Tax exemption certificate will be issued for all donations; every donation is tax-deductible under 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961.
Other major ongoing projects of SERUDS are : Orphanage, Charitable Old Age Home, Children Day Care Centers and Livelihood Training.