How You Can Help India During the Covid Surge

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The following organizations are assisting with India's Covid crisis:

The organizations listed in this news article are not endorsed by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University.

India Philanthropy Alliance (IPA) The IPA is a coalition of nonprofit, philanthropic and charitable organizations that mobilize people and funding in the United States (and elsewhere) for development and poverty-reduction programs in India.

Project ECHO, a healthcare initiative with the aim to mobilize underserved communities by democratizing knowledge, has launched their COVID-19 Healthcare Professionals initiative, which will connect healthcare professionals with institutions in search of human resources to join their battle against the pandemic.

WISH Foundation has been addressing COVID-19 pandemic in India in partnership with LEHS, a government-compliant, non-profit organization, delivering direct services through their 700 plus clinics across the states of Assam, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, with a reach into 140 million population as well as providing advisory services and technical support to these states. Learn more about their Covid reponse here [Online PDF].

GiveIndia is currently raising funds for healthcare workers, patients, and all those suffering from the second wave of the Covid-19 crisis in India.

Goonj is responding to the continued Covid-19 crisis by raising funds and donating urgently needed materials, such as food, clothes, medicine and more.

Ketto is an Indian crowdfunding site currently focused on raising funds for oxygen supplies for Indian hospitals.

The Save Life Foundation (SLF) is working with the Delhi government to distribute oxygen concentrators to facilities in need in India that are not being served by the first shipments of oxygen expected. The Bay Area Indian community is also supporting this effort, according to Congressman Ro Khanna.

American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (APPIO) located a source manufacturer that supplies a Concentrated Oxygen unit, each of which can save four lives in India. The Indian Embassy and Consulates will assist in the rapid shipping and customs regulations of these lifesaving units. They are working with the AAPI Executive Committee, the Board of Trustees, and the AAPI Charitable Foundation to jump start the response. Donate via Paypal to president@aapio.org .

Verified Crowd Sourced Emergency Services Directory is a crowd-sourced guide to staying safe in Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Search for the availability of different services in various regions/cities in India, i.e. Kolkata, Mumbai/Pune, Bangalore, Delhi, and Hyderabad.

The Hemkunt Foundation is providing oxygen cylinders free of charge to families in critical need in the Delhi NCR region.

India Covid Resources by The Product Folks lists socially verified organizations that provide Covid-relief and try to ease the suffering of families caught in the eye of the pandemic storm.