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25 years of

PARTNERSHIP

Mahatma Gandhi Canadian Foundation for World Peace 

International Gandhian Foundation for Nonviolence and Peace (Madurai, India)

International Gandhian Foundation for NonViolence and Peace Canada

Women's Wing of Ekta Parishad

Mahatma Gandhi Seva Ashram 

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“The situation is simply dire.  Women's Wing of Ekta Parishad is looking for ways to get people food and safety.  In every Crisis, women and children are most affected.”

—Shradhya Kashyap, Shoba Gautum and Katsuri Patel, Leaders of the Women's Wing and National Executives of Ekta Parishad 

April 29, 2021

"It is health that is real wealth, and not pieces of gold and silver." -Mahatma Gandhi

If you can donate, even a dollar, it will make a difference. Dharma in Motion has formed a coalition with several organisations, and a partnership with frontline workers at the Women's Wing of Ekta Parishad and Mahatma Gandhi Seva Ashram (MGSA). To support frontline workers to distribute necessary items for survival, please donate to Dharma in Motion.

 

Join the Dharma in Motion community in active compassion. 100% of your donation will go to this immediate relief response. 

Here’s a quick look at our response to the Covid-19 Crisis in India, and how you can donate. Join the Dharma in Motion community in active compassion:

 

  • Critical ambulance services with vehicle equipped with Oxygen cylinders (cost of ea. $ 42 USD).

 

  • Disburse prescribed medicines to 60 patients in isolation in 6 villages. ($81 USD)

  • Disburse prescribed medicines to 600 patients in isolation ($810)

 

  • 300 nutrition packets  for children and babies

$ 450 USD buys 300 nutrition packets

$225 USD buys 150 nutrition packets

 

  • 100 Food packets (rice, lentils)

$8.00 USD feeds one family for one month.

$80.00 USD feeds 10 families for one month.

$800.00 USD 100 families for one month, 200 families for 2 weeks.

  • Production/distribution of 2000 face masks ($25 USD).

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Frontline Work

AWARENESS CAMPAIGN/FOOD DISTRIBUTION

We are undertaking awareness campaign to encourage vaccination once this becomes available, follow health guidelines, and connect people with our front line women workers for emergency support. 

The Women’s Wing of Ekta Parishad are doing their part in providing an immediate relief response to migrant, landless and marginalized communities in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh Bihar, Jarkhand and Orissa. We are also arranging alternative make-shift healthcare and community facilities for those severely affected by the overflooded hospitals.

Covid has begun to spread to small towns and villages in this second wave, and health services are often scarce or overwhelmed with a large number of cases. So many are affected and they need immediate relief.

Large parts of India are facing massive crises dealing with an unparalleled surge of Covid-19 infections, making it difficult for women and families to access health care, oxygen, and vaccines. A large number of people are struggling with basic needs – food, ambulance and transportation, and medicine. 

 

We have raised $16,500 that will last to May 15, 2021. These funds provide emergency support. We are now raising $16,500 to support from 

May 15-30th.

Every $ counts in this crisis, and will be received with gratitude. We still have time to support many that are not affected. Please donate any amount.

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