In Ramamurthy Nagar – East Bengaluru, 20 more needy families of construction workers who did not get their daily wages due to lockdown, were provided with groceries after reaching out to 14 needy families earlier in the previous month. Similarly, in Rajarajeshwarinagar area of Bengaluru, close to 11 needy families received groceries and in Whitefield, 40 needy families who work as daily house maids received ample vegetables and fruits, which had been expensive due to demand and supply gap in the lockdown.
In other districts like Hubballi, 30 families received groceries and over 100 families in Sidlaghatta town in Chikkaballapur district, most of them work as labourers in Brick factory with daily wages, received essential groceries. In Dakshina Kannada, 180 needy families who have been Annapoorna Breakfast beneficiaries, received food grains. Due to the lockdown situation, these families who do not get their daily wages were finding it difficult to make their ends meet.
In another instance, collaboration of our Trust with Team Marga, Lions International Club, Lions Club Chapters in Bengaluru and Chintamani reached out to many needy families with groceries in Chintamani taluk in Chikkaballapur district. In collaboration with Prashanti Bala Mandira Trust, 1000 relief kits were provided to needy families in Ramanagara district. This activity was conducted on request by CEO of Ramanagara district, Mr Mohammed Ikram.
In collaboration with Prashanti Bala Mandira Trust, 1000 relief kits were provided to needy families in Ramanagara district. This activity was conducted on request by CEO of Ramanagara district, Mr Mohammed Ikram.
Annapoorna Trust volunteers in Whitefield, Bengaluru reached out to 350 people from underprivileged pockets, slums and huts of the area, and to the sanitation workers and maintenance workers, and served them with meal packets. All the activities were conducted with strict adherence to social distancing and hygiene norms.
A milestone of reaching out to 11,000 families in collaboration with Prashanti Bala Mandira Trust (up to 21 April 2020) and close to 3000 food packets were distributed across various states, was achieved during this critical lockdown.
The innate urge to help others selflessly all the time, especially during tough and challenging times, is a precious quality of humanity, which has to be nurtured! Annapoorna Trust volunteers exemplified zeal & selfless character in all the activities conducted during the pandemic.