To give back, to act for others. The birth country of Yoga is suffering, and as they suffer so do we. We are all neighbors sharing this beautiful planet. If you were wondering how to be of service, here is a list of trusted organizations that some colleagues of mine have put together.
[From Anjali Rao:]
Milaap – an online crowdfunding platform that enables anyone across India to raise funds for healthcare, education, sports, disaster relief, and other personal causes. https://milaap.org/fundraisers/help-mumbai-dabbawala…+
The Akshaya Patra Foundation – an organization striving to eliminate classroom hunger. https://www.akshayapatra.org/+
Association for India’s Development – a volunteer movement promoting sustainable, equitable, and just development. https://aidindia.org/+
Asha for Education – a secular organization dedicated to change in India by focusing on basic education in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change. https://ashanet.org/join-us/covid-19-relief-fundraiser/…+
Hemkunt Foundation – a non-government organization aiming to provide humanitarian aid to marginalized sections of society. https://hemkuntfoundation.com/
[From the folks at Moxie.xyz:]
The American India Foundation (AIF) provides frontline health worker interventions, helping those who are at greater risk of getting infected. They also provide community screenings, personal protective equipment, nutrition needs, awareness on vaccinations, and more. Submit Your Donation.
Association for India’s Development is a volunteer movement promoting sustainable, equitable and just development. AID supports grassroots organizations in India and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres such as education, livelihoods, natural resources including land, water and energy, agriculture, health, women’s empowerment and social justice. Submit Your Donation.
ActionAid responds to emergencies as soon as it strikes. As a part of our first level of intervention, in coordination with local authorities, we focus on providing immediate support in the form of food, shelter, medical aid, hygiene and other non-food items for the survivors, such as sanitation kits for women. We also organize health camps, safe spaces for children and women, and provide psychosocial care to the survivors wherever required. Must select NRI & Foreign Citizen to submit your donation. Submit Your Donation.
PM Cares Fund
The ‘Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund) is a public charitable trust aimed at strengthening the fight against COVID-19. Its goal is to further the availability of quality treatment and encourage research on ways to beat Coronavirus. Submit Your Donation.