KATHMANDU, JUNE 21
Shanti Sewa Griha has provided relief materials to over 1600 families across the country who were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The oganisation distributed relief package to families who have lost all means of bringing food to their table with a new round of prohibitory order throughout the country to control the spread of more virulent variant of the contagion.
Shanti Sewa Griha reached out to the community level and extended help to the families that are dependent on their daily wages for the livelihood of their families.
The families were distributed with ppackages that included rice, pulse, salt, oil, vegetables, eggs, soap and mask that could last a family for a month, informed Bijendra Kunwar, Programme Coordinator at the organisation.
The organisation also helped those affected in the floods and landslides along with the children at risk due to the Covid-19, Kunwar added. The organisation provided food, tents and clothes to 250 landslide affected families in the Sindhupalchowk district.
The sewa griha has been providing support through online means and telephone in Kathmandu Valley with it delivering services to those in need, at their doorsteps, informed the organisation while claiming that it had helped over 800 families through online medium.
It has also provident lito to over 8000 people in a bid to help them avoid malnutrition as well as helping those who were in the need of treatment, informed Apsara Karki, Programme Director at the organisation. Likewise, it has also provided free oxygen to those Covid-19 patients that did not have access to medical oxygen during the lockdown.
According to Kunwar, the organisation was able to extend helping hands following suggestion and assistance from German national Marianne Grospietch.
Grospietch is the founder of Shanti Sewa Griha in Nepal and has been involved in humanitarian efforts across the world for more than past three decades.