Future is scary: Poor hit hardest by India coronavirus lockdown
COVID-19 Emergency Appeal from Don Bosco Relief Services ( DBRS)
As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues, DBRS is concerned about the impact it could have on the most vulnerable communities in Northern Tamilnadu and across the State of Tamil Nadu. Drawing from substantial expertise and lessons learned from past disease outbreaks, we are prepared and ready to respond. Meanwhile, we have also put measures in place to protect the health and security of our staff.
Our Teams are involved in providing Food packages and hygiene kits to the families and individuals working in the unorganised sectors like construction labourers and Brick kiln workers, migrant workers, transgender, indigenous communities, gypsies and senior citizens. So far DBRS has been successful in distributing dry ration to 5,096 households; cooked food to 4,490 individuals; special baby food package to 200 households; Special Children kit to 250 households; 5000 sanitary pads to adolescent girls and women; family hygiene kits to 4666 households, hygiene kits to 3305 individuals and 5000 face masks. We have reached out to the following locations in Northern Tamilnadu – Kaverapettai, Madhavaram ,Vyasarapadi, Kannigapuram , Kunjapannani – Kotagiri, Karikur – Kotagiri , Manjambakkam , Red Hills, Manali, Pallavaram, Sri Perumbudur , Avadi , Gummudipoondi, Kosapur, Villiar colony, Muslim Nagar, Nedukundrum and Kilpauk.
You can help DBRS save lives – Your donation to this fund will support immediate and long-term relief and recovery of the vulnerable communities during one of the most challenging times. Every donation matters!
Contact: Fr. Alphonse at 09884520684 ( Mobile and WhatsApp)
For Foreign contributions
Account No 449002010008870
Swift Code (Eur): UBININBBOMD
Union Bank of India,
Elconso Building, # 9 Casa Major Road,
Egmore, Chennai – 600008, Tamil Nadu, India
For contributions from India
Account Name : SURABI LOCAL
Account Number : 449002010008955
Name of the Bank : Union Bank of India
Name of Branch : Egmore
Bank Address : Elconso Building, No. 9, Casa Major Road, Egmore, Chennai – 600 008
IFSC/NEFT Code No : UBIN0544906.