Covid Appeal

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DSS Covid Appeal

Dear Friends,
DSS is doing a food for work drive in Odisha. We are targeting Dalits for shramdan in reviving community ponds. They work for 2-3 hours a day for 5 days and get ration worth Rs 1000 per family. It will help securing their food need during Covid as well as improve water availability in next season.

DSS is raising donation and contributions to support this programme during Covid time. Will you be able to spread this campaign in your circle for donations.

Kindly donate generously for this relief cum development initiative.

Due to complete lock down the following categories are suffering a lot.

  • The daily wage earners/labourers in the cities as well as in villages without daily wage and food.
  • The farmers facing heavy loss by not able to sale their perishable items like milk, vegetables fruits, beetle leaf etc.
  • The artisans and weavers are out of work.
  • The construction labourers are out of job.
  • The returnee migrant workers.

The target:

DSS targets 5000 families in Khordha and Puri district and 1000 families in Bhubaneswar Slums.

The immediate need :

  • Hygiene kit with soap, sanitiser, masks, towels for each household in the community.
  • Cooked packed food.
  • Dry ration kit including Rice, Wheat flour, Dal, oil, salt for families excluded by Govt assistance( Both in rural areas and urban slums).
  • Hand washing( WASH) awareness with women and children in the community.

Long term need :

  • Interest free loan to farmers/small growers, artisans, construction workers in rural and small vendors in urban areas.
  • Bulk loan to Farmer Producers Organisations to facilitate and boost the marketing.
  • Entrepreneurship and Employment programme for youth and returnee migrants.
  • Promotion of sanitation and WASH activity.

The team:

DSS has a team of 18 full time staff and 24 part time and volunteers.

Please Donate Here - DSS- Odisha Covid Relief campaign

Payment details (In country)

Name of the Organisation:   Darabar Sahitya Sansada
Name of Bank-   State Bank of India
Branch-   Old town, Garage chhak, Bhubaneswar-2
A/C No-   10378163096
IFSC-   SBIN0003108


Google Pay - 9437940304

Payment details (foreign source)

Name of the Organisation:   Darabar Sahitya Sansada
Name of Bank-   State Bank of India
Branch-   New Delhi main branch
A/C No-   40124096045
IFSC-   SBIN0000691

A contribution of any size is welcome to make a difference

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