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9 Platforms Where You Can Donate To Help The People Affected By COVID-19

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Hello, Delhizens! You must have constantly heard on several occasions now that there are lakhs of people in the country who have directly been affected by the lockdown imposed due to the ongoing pandemic. But what if we can tell you that you can actually support these people? Yes, you know that social distancing is a luxury that the poor can barely afford and so we’re here to tell you about some of the platforms where you can donate to help the people in need. After all, a little compassion never harmed anyone.

1. GiveIndia

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GiveIndia is a platform that takes the plight of the underprivileged very seriously. And now as the job crisis deepens, they need our support more than ever. You can help them by contributing to the link given below. GiveIndia supports a number of causes which includes supporting COVID-19 hit families of daily wagers or even providing hygiene kit per family at a time.

Make Your Donations Online Here | https://indiafightscorona.giveindia.org/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/GiveIndia/

2. Prime Minister’s Citizen Assitance And Relief In Emergency Situations Fund

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The Prime Minister is also running a relief program where you can support the people in need. This hour of emergency has seen many celebrities like Akshay Kumar and Amitab Bachchan donate to the relief fund so that people who’re directly affected by this crisis can be helped. You can visit the website mentioned below and make your donations accordingly.

Here’s Their Website | https://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/#

3. FeedingIndia

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FeedingIndia has launched an initiative called ‘Feed The Daily Wager’ wherein you can help them crossover this difficult time. Every donation that you make, goes to a meal kit which feeds a family of five. Each meal kit includes wheat flour, rice and two types of pulses that can be used to cook meals for the family for a week costing Rs 500 per kit. They have tied up with several NGOs on the ground who distribute these kits.

Make Your Donations Online Here | https://www.feedingindia.org/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/feedingindia/ 

4. Milaap

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Called India’s largest crowdfunding website, Milaap is a platform supporting multiple causes. If you want to help the people affected by this pandemic you can support the cause you feel for the most and make a difference. Milaap lets you donate to several causes like supporting the daily wager, sanitation worker, medical health care workers and so on. 

Make Your Donations Online Here | https://milaap.org/communities/covid-19?ref=header
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/milaap/

5. World Health Organization

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World Health Organization is the largest platform catering to millions of people. If you want your donations to reach worldwide then there is absolutely no better platform than this one. They have a special relief fund for the people affected by this scary pandemic and it won’t take much for you to support them.

Make Your Donations Online Here | https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/donate
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/WHO/

6. Uday Foundation

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One of the worst affected after the daily wagers is homeless people. With absolutely nowhere to go in a time where you need to self-quarantine, they’re also the most vulnerable sect of the society. Uday Foundation aims to help these people by providing them with soaps, hand sanitizers and a month’s food supply.

Make Your Donations Online Here | https://www.udayfoundation.org/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Uday.Foundation/

7. Ketto

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Ketto also runs multiple campaigns at a time to help the needy. They’re doing whatever they can to assist the underprivileged section of the society. They are doing so by providing a grocery kit which basically includes 5 kg wheat/rice, oil, sugar, tea, 2 kg lentils, soaps, and a coronavirus awareness pamphlet. Plus they’re also providing free masks and hand sanitizers to combat this disease.

Make Your Donations Online Here | https://covid19.ketto.org/fundraiser/coronavirus
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ketto.org/

8. OurDemocracy.in

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OurDemocracy.in supports multiple causes at a time and has a number of causes where you can make your donations. One such cause is by Ashray Adhikar Abhiyan which offers shelters to the homeless. They’re helping them with food, water, sanitization and shelter to fight against the disease as every life is important!

Make Your Donations Online Here | https://www.ourdemocracy.in/Campaign/homelessfightforfood
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/OurDemocracy.in/

9. International Association For Human Values

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A large platform which is known for providing aid to the needy, International Association for Human Values aims to help the needy. They’re also running a campaign by providing ration kits to a family for 10 days so that they don’t go hungry. They have donated 10,000 kits so far!

Make Your Donations Online Here | https://www.iahv.org/in-en/campaigns/stand-with-daily-wage-earners/donate/
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/iahv/

These were some of the platforms where you can donate to make a difference. Have you made your donations yet?

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