Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India

by Karuna Trust
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Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India
Empower girls like Priti in slums in Pune, India

Project Report | Jul 8, 2020
Your support during lockdown in the slums of Pune

By Erika Narkiewicz | Digital Fundraiser

During the coronavirus pandemic and associated measures, such as lockdown and social distancing, life in heavily populated, underresourced slums has been stretched to the limit. Our partners have provided masks, basic sanitation and for those who have lost their daily-wage work, food and associated parcels.

Dayita lives in a slum district in Pune and usually works as a domestic helper on a daily wage. She had some assistance in this, due to having one hand. Her work and support stopped due to lockdown, while the indeed to care for her two daughters, as a widow, continued.

For work to stop one day and to have no food the next is the reality for many families, including Dayita. She accessed government support but received a 2kg bag of rice; she was left hugely worried about the future for her family.

Dayita shares her experience of reaching out to our partners who work in the slums: “I always talk with them as they guide me in my difficult situations. I always get some path after talking to them. They said we will help you… I cannot express my feelings in words when on phone they said we will provide groceries to you.

I felt like crying. When I saw kit which includes rice, wheat ,soap, oil, sugar, masala, lentils- it’s all that my family would need in the lockdown period. I feel that even in this time, humanity is still somewhere, even today. My relatives have not inquired about me but this organisation has helped me to come out of this situation. I now have enough groceries to last me for at least two months.”

Thank you for your continued support of this project at this challenging time.

With gratitude,

Erika Narkiewicz

Karuna Trust

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Apr 17, 2020
Update on supporting girls & families in slums during COVID-19

By Erika Narkiewicz | Digital Fundraiser

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By Imen Trabelsi | Project Leader

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Karuna Trust

Location: London, England - United Kingdom
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Twitter: @karuna_trust_uk
Project Leader:
keval shah
London , UK United Kingdom

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