26 June, 2020 by United Way India

As lockdowns in India begin to ease, resources need to be kept in care. For making a strong recovery, United Way India network continues to provide essential services to vulnerable people in the best possible way. As we have started the journey towards recovery mode, here is a message from our global leadership at United Way Worldwide- United Way is unparalleled in our power to convene partners, providers, and resources to address the needs of communities in crisis. This has never been more important than now. We have been responding to local needs and society’s most pressing problems for more than 130 years. COVID-19 is …


Enabling Delivery of Essential Health Services

27 May, 2020 by United Way India

Highlights: - United Way India network is currently serving over 50 hospitals and health facilities across the country. - We are ensuring a regular supply of PPE kits, medical equipment, masks, cleaning agents, gloves, etc The COVID-19 pandemic has overwhelmed the entire world, and India has borne the brunt of the same. Hospitals across the country encountered severe challenges; the most significant was testing and caring for patients with known or suspected COVID-19 and protecting staff members. To provide adequate support to the hospitals during this pandemic, United Way India network gear up to combat COVID-19 and started working with 50 hospitals across …


Feeding the Hungry!

11 May, 2020 by United Way India

Millions of Indians who have been without work for weeks are facing hunger as the country battles the coronavirus outbreak. The most vulnerable are daily wage earners, contract workers, and migrant laborers who have been without work and earnings since the country was shut down on 25 March.   Nearly half of India's workforce of 467 million is self-employed, 36 percent are casual wage workers, while only 17 percent are regular wage workers. Two-thirds of them work without contracts and more than 90 percent lack any social security or health benefits in the workplace.  During any crisis, the biggest problem they all face is the availability of food and rations. The coronavirus lockdown …