On June 13th, grocery kits have been distributed in 4 taluks of Chikkaballapur district, Karnataka – Chikkaballapur taluk, Sidlaghatta taluk, Chintamani taluk and Gudibande taluk. These activities were done with covid-appropriate precautionary measures at every step by the volunteers. Close to 1568 mid-day meal cooks were provided with groceries bringing relief to a very large number of people in this district.
Annapoorna is collaborating with ‘Rural India Supporting Trust’ (RIST) and ‘Partnerships For Change’ (PFC) to further the cause of reaching out to more needy population in rural India, which is now reeling under the second wave of COVID-19. As a part of this relief programme, 15000 needy families of mid-day meal cooks working in government schools, whose livelihoods are affected by the pandemic will be given grocery kits, each containing 10kg of rice, 2kg of wheat flour, 1 kg of toor dal, 1kg channa dal, 1 litre cooking oil, 2kg of sugar, 1kg of salt, vermicelli, along with spices such as chilli powder, jeera, mustard and turmeric.
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