Health & Wellness
The threat of malnutrition, constant dehydration and communicable disease, as well as of non-communicable diseases is high in the Thar Desert. Frequent droughts bring crop failure and inadequate sanitation to the already difficult lives of villagers. Coupled with a lack of healthcare, education and financial means surrounding health issues it makes those living the Thar particularly susceptible to disease and premature mortality.
- FREE N95 Mask Distribution Drive
KARUNALYA FOUNDATION distributes more than 15000 N-95 masks during Covid-19 pandemic. KARUNALYA FOUNDATION is thankful to United Way of Bengaluru, Action Covid-19 Team Grants (ACT), who accept our request through GRAVIS network. ACT support really very encouraging and meaningfully for such front liners and health care givers and volunteers. We also setup an ACT-cell for mange the N-95 mask distribution programme in leadership of Ms. Poonam Singh Executive Director of the Foundation. Ms Poonam Singh and Ms. Pooja Varma participated so many online trainings on COVID-19 pandemic, these trainings organised by Sphere (COVID-19 Academy) India with the collaborations of World Health Organisation (WHO), Unicef India, World food program.
- Food & Hygiene Kit Distribution
In pandemics we delivered Food and Hygiene Kits, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health workers, front line workers, volunteers & IEC material, etc. Organization of a community-based health programme benefiting over 15,000 people with a focus on women, girls and elderly. Foundation work closely with Front line workers, ASHA, Govt. Health departments and their staff during COVID-19 pandemics. Foundation distributes 10000 environment friendly sanitary pads for adolescent girls and women. These sanitary pads washable and will be used 70 times.