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COVID-19 aid: Indian-American NGO raises USD 100000 for specially abled people in India

An Indian-American non-profit physique has raised USD 100,000 to assist specifically abled folks in India tide over the influence of the second wave of COVID-19.

Los Angeles-based ‘Voice of Specifically Abled Individuals’ (VOSAP) mentioned Monday that it has raised near USD 100,000 to assist folks with disabilities in India by offering them grocery, PPE kits, amongst others, in the course of the pandemic.

Most weak within the society folks with disabilities (youngsters or senior residents or adults with disabilities) – have been hit arduous when it comes to demise toll, lack of financial actions and wrestle for survival, the NGO mentioned in an announcement.

Thus far, over 4,500 grocery and PPE kits have been distributed in India with a aim to achieve 10,000 specifically abled folks, a media launch mentioned.

Reduction efforts are being carried out with execution associate BPA in India in numerous districts of Gujarat, Belgavi in Karnataka and Nagda in Madhya Pradesh. It is usually being expanded to Hyderabad and Pune as increasingly more VOSAPians across the nation are serving to ‘Divyangjan’ of their respective cities and communities.

“VOSAPians are additionally encouraging their strategic donors and foundations who’ve donated tens of millions of {dollars} throughout COVID-19 aid efforts to make sure that 10 per cent of their donated oxygen concentrator machines, amongst others, are allotted to assist the specifically abled folks,” mentioned Pranav Desai.

“Each NGO or NRI donor is requested to make sure that their assist and donations attain probably the most weak throughout this pandemic,” he mentioned.

VOSAP has Particular Consultative Standing with the United Nations Financial and Social Council (ECOSOC). It has over 10,700 registered volunteers and they’re empowered with two digital instruments, developed by VOSAP to speed up ground-level influence to mainstream specifically abled folks and speed up attaining UN SDGs by 2030.

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