As India begun to recuperate from the social and economic losses of the initial COVID-19 wave in 2020, a second, deadlier wave has hit hard. In recent weeks, India has seen a six-fold increase in daily cases, and this not yet reaching its projected peak. With 3 million+ active cases in the country, the impact can be seen across the country. Amongst this, the worst affected social group is the urban poor and slum dwellers. Working with Sewa International [a global network in over 35 countries], SewaUK has launched several activities to support India during this crisis. The on-ground support covers
Sewa UK’s India COVID Appeal had raised over £250,000 in a matter of days
Distributing Equipment to
21 Nodal Centers In 16 States
Procurement & Supply Teams
Reach every corner of the Country
On the Ground Support & Expertise
Breadth of Provision
Our Ground Support
A Pool of verified, well-sourced information for awareness
We are working on a mega information campaign to counter the existing chain of mis-information, creating FAQs on COVID-19, raising awareness on the importance of vaccinations, symptoms and preventative care.
180+ Volunteers, and 20+ partners working on distribution
We are preparing a kit with essentials for daily wage earners in urban areas to serve their necessities including, food, masks and sanitisers, sanitary products and basic medicines.
A Public portal built with the support of our friends at primathon
Sewa International has built a digital portal for live, verified and detailed information about COVID-19 resources such as vaccination centres, oxygen supplies, medicines, beds, and more across 100+ cities of India..
Working with local municipal bodies, NGO partners, and volunteers on vaccination drives
We are strengthening the vaccination efforts of the government with vaccination drives across urban slums and COVID hotspot areas, in partnership with local municipalities
Primarily donating oxygen Concentrators
We are providing 1000+ oxygen concentrators to strengthen the capacity of our existing health systems across Budget Private Hospitals, COVID Care centres, Government Hospitals & Private Isolation Centres