Tag: covid 19

Migrant from Mumbai Forced to Live in the Open | COVID 19

 
/ May 29, 2020

The ongoing lockdown has compelled thousands of people to return to their villages. However, in the absence of public transport, many are forced to arrange for their own vehicles or walk on foot, several hundred kilometres along with their whole family. Video Volunteers community correspondent Amol Lalzare brings to us...

Women Receive Sanitary Napkins in Rajasthan Under Govt Scheme | Covid 19

 
/ May 25, 2020

Video Volunteers’ community correspondent Sunita Kasera spoke to the women of Jamoora, a village in Rajasthan’s Karauli district, on the inconveniences faced by them due to the lockdown. Since markets remain shut, women of this village are unable to buy sanitary pads for their personal hygiene. Police personnel shoo them...

Uttar Pradesh Daily Wagers Rely on Activists For Essentials | COVID 19

 
/ May 22, 2020

Lockdown enforced by the Government of India to prevent the infection of Covid-19 epidemic has left a lot of daily wagers and marginalised communities without money or food. The government has announced relief measures but it doesn’t seem to be enough for everyone. One of the primary reasons for this...

VV Correspondent Works to Arrange Safety Gear for Gujarat’s Sanitation Workers | COVID 19

 
/ May 20, 2020

Yashodhara, a community correspondent with Video Volunteers ensured that sanitation workers no longer have to work while risking their lives.

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Families Without Ration Card Rely on NGOs for Food | COVID 19 | Odisha

 
/ May 13, 2020

Nitu Chakia is doing this humanitarian work with the support of an NGO called Holy Spirit. Nitu Chakia, our community correspondent from Bhubaneswar, is involved in relief work since the lockdown was imposed all over the country. Nitu is one amongst 100 community correspondents involved in relief work across 17...

9 Months Pregnant And Yet At The Frontline. This Nurse Is A Real Hero |...

 
/ May 11, 2020

Risking her life and the life of her unborn child, Santoshi is a real hero and deserves our gratitude and salute. Santoshi Manikpuri is an Auxiliary Nurse Midwife in Kerawahi village in Kondagaon, Chhattisgarh. She is 9 months pregnant and yet goes to work everyday to make sure her community...

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Wife Murdered | Rise In Domestic Violence During The Pandemic | COVID 19 | Jammu...

 
/ May 4, 2020

In Poonch district of Jammu, Zaitoon Bi allegedly succumbed to her husband’s violence. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the risk of intimate partner violence is likely to increase during the lockdown. Sadly, this is coming true in many parts of the country. Helpline numbers are of big...

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Youth in Shopian Reach Food Supplies to 500 Families | COVID 19 | Jammu &...

 
/ April 29, 2020

Community correspondent Basharat Amin met with Owais Mushtaq and his friends who have taken the initiative to reach food supplies to needy families in far off mountain villages. Shopian district in South Kashmir has more than 50 positive cases of COVID 19. The lockdown may be imperative in controlling the...