for helping people during the covid 19 pandemic by creating an online pool of volunteers, and organisations

Initiative: Youngistaan Foundation’s COVID – 19 Relief Support
Organization: Youngistaan Foundation
Facebook: @younghyd
Twitter: @YoungistaanFDN
Location: Telangana, India

Youngistaan Foundation’s COVID – 19 Relief Support leveraged social media platforms to announce, campaign, and engage people to contribute and provide on-ground relief to the vulnerable citizens.

By partnering with State Police, Municipalities, Ministry of Revenue, Civil Society Organisations, Individual donors, Corporate Organisation and others — Youngistaan Foundation provided — help to senior citizens to acquire essential items, responded to rising food insecurity, organised live digital events to reduce the impact of mental-health crisis amongst the youth, ensure education equity, and created a process to efficiently donate or request plasma.

The needs of migrants, daily wage workers, homeless people, and other underserved communities of Hyderabad were attended by distributing nutritional kits containing essential items such as rice, oil, soap, sanitary pads, etc. to 14,254 families. Moreover, the migrants were provided over 30,000 packets of bread and assisted the transgender community with employment while providing more than 380 nutritional kits.