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 COVID-19  Sudan Project #46480

Urgent Appeal: Soap to Combat COVID-19

A microproject by Kids for Kids
Urgent Appeal: Soap to Combat COVID-19

Summary

This project will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by providing soap to families living in the rural villages of Darfur, Sudan where there is no healthcare. Washing properly with soap and water works as soap breaks down the structure of the virus. There are 100 Kids for Kids villages with an average of 225 families in each - but over 900 villages in Darfur that need help too. Please will you help us save lives today?

$10,000
total goal
$2,969
remaining
20
donors
0
monthly donors
2
months

Challenge

No one is helping people in the remote villages of Darfur, Sudan to prepare for COVID-19. Water is scarce and people are malnourished and struggling to feed themselves each day: there will be very little chance of survival if the virus reaches villages. The Government of Sudan is targeting towns and markets to inform people of the dangers of COVID-19 and how to prevent it - but their message will not reach remote villages. There is no health care in the villages so prevention is their only hope.

Solution

The funds raised from this Microproject will enable Kids for Kids to provide soap and information about how to prevent COVID-19 to people in remote villages of Darfur, Sudan. It costs just $25/20 to provide five bars of soap for ten families, and an illustrated leaflet for each, showing how to wash their hands properly. By providing these items we can save countless lives. Please will you help?

Long-Term Impact

Providing short-term emergency help to prevent COVID-19 in Darfur right now, will save lives. Kids for Kids is not an emergency aid organisation, but when no one else is helping, we must. Saving lives right now, together with continuing to implement all our other long-term sustainable projects including building clean water handpumps and loaning goats for milk, will help lift families out of poverty for good.

Resources

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Organization Information

Kids for Kids

Location: Dorking, Surrey - United Kingdom
Website:
Project Leader:
Patricia Parker
CEO & Chairman of Trustees
Dorking, Surrey United Kingdom
$7,031 raised of $10,000 goal
 
21 donations
41 days left
$2,969 to go
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