Coronavirus Relief Project | Sphoorti Foundation

by Sphoorti Foundation
Coronavirus Relief Project | Sphoorti Foundation

Distribution of Grocery Kits to Private School Teachers – A Short Report

 As Covid 19 raised its head in India, educational institutions all over the country were closed down in the third week of March 2020. There was a complete lockdown and every sector in the economy and every walk of life came to a standstill.

After the lockdown was lifted, most people went back to their normal lives as the economy was opened up. As the schools were still closed, most private schools were not able to recover fees from their students. This resulted in an acute financial crisis for most schools. Many schools either terminated their teachers or paid little salaries.

In view of the continued hardship being faced by the private teachers, Sphoorti Foundation identified 1200 teachers from 25 Private Schools in Hyderabad and Medchal districts. They complied with our stipulation that the details of the beneficiaries (phone numbers and residential addresses) must be provided upfront.

We completed the distribution between Aug 12 and Oct 20. All the teachers expressed their gratitude for helping them in these challenging circumstances.

Sphoorti Foundation looks forward to more opportunities to work with you in the years to come.

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Dear friends,

Thank you so much for your support to Sphoorti, unstinted, every month. Your generosity helps us focus on the welfare of children instead of getting stressed about financial resources. 

In July 2020, we focused on keeping in touch with children who have been repatriated to their legal guardians. We have also made sure that there is no financial burden on some of the family members because of their wards staying at home for more than 4 months. In some cases, we sent money and in some instances, we provided grocery kits to those who could visit Sphoorti campus.

Through friends like you, we have been able to provide gadgets like Laptop and mobiles to some of our children who are attending online classes at STD XI and XII level.

As the schools have been shut, the teachers working in private schools are facing pay cuts and terminations. To help some of them, we started a campaign to provide Groceries worth Rs 1500 / USD 20 which would help them meet their food requirements for a month. So far, we have reached about 600 teachers while our target is to reach 2000 teachers in distress. 

A big news for July has been a donation of $18,000 for classrooms for our proposed Sphoorti Model school. The donor organization is US-based Guru Krupa Foundation which earlier supported construction of 4 rooms. 

The Covid situation in Hyderabad and vicinity is not good. We hope that things will be back to normal in September/October. Meanwhile, we are procuring the necessary infrastructure for our school - dual desks, chairs, storage etc. A friend has donated a 55 in Television and another friend has offered to give 5 Projectors when our school starts functioning. We also received a donation of Rs 5 Lakhs for school from V-Guard last month.  

Thank you so much for being with us in our journey. 
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Dear friends,
We are really very grateful to all of you who have shown their support and donate for these needy people.
Many families of daily wage worker got benefited with this distribution. Because of you, they are now able to have food and fight starvation in this crisis period.
We are in a position to reach a couple of thousands of people. Till date, 4000+ families from underprivileged community have received Provisions. We are yet to reach more for which we still need your support continuously. Thank you very much.
Distribution Places: ECIL, Kapra, Kukatpally, Punjagutta, Ramanthapur, Tarnaka, Chakripuram, Chengicherla, Ghatkesar, Gowdavally, Habsiguda, Sainikpuri and many more. 
Beneficiary: 4000+ families of daily wage worker, slum dwellers, construction workers and many more from underprivileged community so far.
Below are some distribution pictures of ECIL:
Below are some distribution pictures of KAPRA:
Below are some distribution pictures of KUKATPALLY:
Below are some distribution pictures of PUNJAGUTTA:
Below are some distribution pictures of RAMANTHAPUR:
Below are some distribution pictures of TARNAKA:
You can see more distribution images by clicking below link - 
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Thank you very much for your support to our efforts to help immigrant labourers from starvation. As you know, the lockdown conditions in India have adversely affected many people in the unorganized sector. There is no economic activity and these people have lost their livelihood.

At this juncture, you have generously responded to our appeal to provide succor to these people. As of now, we have raised $3000+. We wish to reach as many people as possible and wipe their tears. We hope to reach more than 5000 people.

In our efforts to drive away the menace of Coronavirus, we need everyone to be healthy and immune. Your donations are keeping many people literally alive. 

We request you to spread the word and help us reach more people in distress

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Sphoorti Foundation

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana - India
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Twitter: @sphoortiorg
Project Leader:
Srivyal Vuyyuri
Hyderabad, Telangana India
$22,917 raised of $50,000 goal
132 donations
$27,083 to go
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