Weʼve raised £3,935 to help the families starving in India due to the lockdown effects of the Covid-19 crisis.
- Funded on Friday, 14th August 2020
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The Covid-19 crisis is affecting people around the globe and some of those worst affected do not even have the virus. In many Indian cities for instance, millions of people who live a day-to-day existence can no longer earn wages for themselves because of the lockdown, and without a state security system, they and their families are starving.
Asha Handicrafts, Shared Earth’s supplier in Mumbai, has set up a scheme to help some of these people. They tell us that $6-7 will feed a person for a month, with basic groceries like rice and lentils. That’s the price of a pint of beer – food for a whole month!
We've already donated $3000 directly to this scheme but when we stepped back, we realised we could do more so we’re setting up a fund to help these people, via Asha Handicrafts. We’d like if possible to reach £5,000 as soon as we can, before the situation gets worse in India. Will you help?
£5 will feed one person for a month
£25 will feed one family of 5 for a month
£125 will feed five families of 5 for a month
- 1 year ago
Shared Earth UK Ltd1 year ago
Thank you everyone who has donated so far! We've made it over a quarter of the way! Let's keep going! Share the link with as many people as you can :)
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Great intiative .. we're all in this together
Jun 4, 2020
"You are doing great work. This is my small contribution to help that along. Paul at THE FAIR TRADE STORE"
Georgina and Trevor
Jun 1, 2020
Wishing all in India the best and hope all can stay safe and have enough of the essentials to get through this.
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Shared Earth UK Ltd
Shared Earth has been in business for 34 years, providing work & support to many artisans in the poorest countries across the world. It breaks our heart to see suffering so our just giving page exists to help us help as many people as possible especially during the climate crisis