SAI Foundation Lends Helping Hand, Provides Ration To 30,000 People
Despite all efforts of the Centre and state governments, feeding millions of people in a lockdown is an arduous challenge. To bridge the gap, many social and civic organisations have come forward to provide food to the hungry, reaching many areas where government help could not reach. Noida’s SAI Foundation is one such organisation whose Food Relief Initiative has so far provided ration to over 30,000 people
‘Distributing Ration to Workers in Noida Daily, Many Still Hungry’
Amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, several are sleeping hungry. News reports of food and hunger issues among the migrant population prompted me to start sending meals around 25 March on my own, but within a few days, I felt the need to get more organised as the demand was only increasing each day.
Pop-up NGOs feed starving Indians who have lost out under lockdown
The two lines stretch as far as the eye can see. Women wrapped in brightly coloured saris wait patiently, squatting silently while they mop their brows under the baking mid-June sun. The arrival of a large truck at Som Bazaar, a slum on the outskirts of New Delhi, suddenly breaks the stillness and excited cries ring out as children are sent running to collect old rice sacks.
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