Safeguard children during the COVID-19 crisis

by GoodWeave International
Safeguard children during the COVID-19 crisis
Oct 4, 2021

Updates on GoodWeave COVID relief

In the aftermath of the spring surge, GoodWeave successfully prioritized the distribution of PPE and food, as well as assisted in providing vital supplies for those affected by the virus in Indian and Nepal.

In India, hundreds of thousands were newly infected, and thousands of deaths reported. Cases of COVID-19 are increased significantly in Nepal this year as well.Despite the risks, many factories and sub-contractors are producing and shipping goods, especially those where workers are living on site. Which is why GoodWeave continues to work with licensed exporters as well as non-licensed organizations to unite across the industry to lessen the impact on workers at-large.

Along with on the ground aid, GoodWeave is conducting information outreach campaigns about the virus, and vaccine availability, as well as exploring more opportunities to increase vaccination distribution.

We have reconfirmed the children in our programs are safe. We have increased resources to allow for more frequent COVID-19 testing, medical support, and things like books, games and movies to help lift the spirits of children who are faced with isolation due to the lockdown.

We are sincerely grateful to you all for supporting us in this critical time. Here’s some specifics on what we’ve accomplished so far during the pandemic, as of the end of September:

  1. 29,069 food packets distributed
  2. 114,438 workers and family members provided food aid
  3. 105,545 people provided hygiene aid, including masks
  4. 172,176 people were reached through our network, with reliable information about COVID-19
  5. 11,267 children provided educational programming

 

Thank you for your continued support and partnership, and please stay safe. 

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