THE DEVASTATION CAUSED BY COVID SECOND WAVE IN NEPAL
The ongoing Covid-19 and its changing variants is rapidly spreading and increasing casualties every day in Nepal, creating an alarming situation for all of us. It has shown a harsh light in the lack of medical infrastructure.
The daily confirmed cases seems reducing this week, yet there are many unreported cases in remote areas due to poor health care system.
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HELP US TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE (Feed poor families)
5 USD would feed ONE family for a day
We are going to celebrate our foundation’s 19th Anniversary by sharing some groceries with the low-income families. The daily wage workers living temporarily around Pokhara, are badly suffering for livelihood due to lockdown and no work circumstances.
The celebration will be for 3 days starting from 9th -11th June 2021. We invite you to be part of this program and request you to sponsor any number of grocery packages as per your convenience.
For your convenience, you can use PayPal account to donate the cause. The PayPal details is as follows:
CLICK the given link: https://www.ncf-nepal.org/donate-us/ scroll down and again click on yellow DONATE button
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OUR SERVICE TOWARDS PREVENTION, CARE AND FUTURE USAGE
In close coordination with our partner charities abroad, we are focusing our service on PREVENTION, CARE AND FUTURE USAGE of covid circumstances.
That means, we have tried to save people from possible virus expansion, supported various ways for ongoing treatment and supported to buy covid care equipment in the hospital, that might be necessary for future treatment.
We would like to thank each and every one, who directly or indirectly contributed their time, effort and finance to fight against this pandemic situation.
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LEARN WHAT WE DID WITHIN A MONTH FOR COVID VICTIMS
1) GROCERIES TO THE LESS FORTUNATES
On 4th June 2021, Namaste Community Foundation managed to share some groceries to the less fortunate villagers of Kaskikot Village, ward no 24 in presence of Honorable Mr. Rajiv Pahari, his team and Chairman of ward office, Pokhara-24.
A total of 45 families were supported with a bag of rice, lentils, salt, beans, soybean, noodles, mask, soap, etc. to support them during this covid circumstances.
The recipients were selected with the help of local community social workers, as per the most vulnerable families who had been facing difficulties for daily meals.
2) HELPING THOSE ON NEED ON BIRTHDAY
Our Founder/Chairperson Mr. Visma Raj Paudel celebrated his birthday (27th May 2021); to make some DIFFERENCE in the lives of people, who have been risking their lives to save others in this covid circumstances.
This includes: BiPAP masks, surgical mask, soaps, oximeters, sanitizers, PPE sets, gloves, vehicle disinfection kits and groceries & pocket money to covid patients.
3) TINY HANDS IN SOCIAL CAUSE
Miss Arshiya Paudel; daughter of Visma Raj Paudel, who had contributed towards social cause on the auspicious occasion of her 12th birthday.
While celebrating her birthday on 29th May 2021, she decided to donate all money she received from her family and relatives towards the covid care support fundraising under NCF Nepal. We would like to thank her for her generosity and sacrifice at the small age.
4) OUR SUPPORT TO SAVE COVID PATIENTS’ LIFE
NCF Nepal managed to handover 2 oxygen concentrator (10 Ltr. capacity) machine to the Covid Hospital Lekhnath, Pokhara, in presence of Honorable Chief Minister, Mayor and Hospital Directors of Pokhara.
This machine has already been installed and started to serve the covid patients. Each machine can serve 2 patients at a time. Pokhara Tourism Council has helped us to import this machine from abroad.
5) THE DEDICATED COVID CARE HOSPITAL IS READY TO SERVE
After working tirelessly for couple of weeks, the hard work has started to show a sunrise towards covid care patients. The 100 beds capacity Dedicated Covid Care Hospital in Pokhara is ready to serve Covid patients partially and give a GIFT of LIFE again.
There are still some additional works in progress like: installation of additional beds & other necessary equipment, pharmacy, etc. With the help of our partner charity in Netherlands (NF-NL), we have been able to support whopping fund of 3 million Nepalese rupees to buy hospital beds, oxygen machines, high flow oxygen therapy, and other necessary equipment.
6) NURTRIOUS FOOD TO COVID PATIENTS
We extended our support in providing nutritious food to the covid patients and their relatives in a local community Infectious and Communicable Disease Hospital in Lekhnath, Pokhara for 4 days. This includes all day meal (breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks and dinner). Altogether 60 patients and their relatives were benefitted from this activity.
7) MEDICINE AND SAFETY MATERIALS TO COVID PATIENTS
After a request from ward chairperson of Pokhara-21 (Kristi), we also have handed over 50 sets of packages all included with essential medicines, vitamin tablets, hand sanitizers, thermometer, oximeter, and surgical masks for the covid affected people in this area.
All these essential materials have been handed over to the ward office in the presence of community health professionals of Pokhara-21. These local health professionals distributed this package to each patient in their home.
7) YOGA CLASS AT OUR HOME
After completing their final examination, our children are having their free time. But due to continuous lockdown, it hasn’t been easy for all of us. So, to reduce the mental stress; our children have joined online Yoga and Meditation Classes with the help of Miss Sangam Pahari, who is associated with “Art of Living” in Pokhara.
With her teachers’ team, our children are guided by online for one-hour classes every day. We are sure that this act will help them to live a healthy life.
We would like to thank Miss Pahari and her team for providing this opportunity to our children and house mummies.
8) NCF NEPAL IN NEWS MEDIA
We would like to thank Nepali news media especially to Arthikawaj, Safalawaj, Parchaya, Everest FM, Adarsha Television and other news media for covering our Covid support related activities in their daily news portal.
This act of kindness has impacted positively on organizational goodwill at the same time, increased number of enquiries of additional support service to many people, families and the society.
As everybody know that this covid has brought so many difficulties either for virus transmission prevention, covid treatment or for post covid care.
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Our great appreciation to each and every one, who directly or indirectly contributed their time, effort and finance during this critical period, especially Namaste Foundation (Hilde Bleijswijk & the Board committee) for leading the fund-raising event to carry out all these Covid related activities in Nepal. We also like to thank all other supporters & well-wishers from Nepal and Abroad.
Your support, kindness and encouragements are always essential to make a positive DIFFERENCE in the lives of children, women and other people of Nepal.