Our biggest partnerships is with Vitamin Angels. This is a charity serving more than 70 million children and mothers in need in over 70 countries worldwide . They work with a network of over 1,100 local nonprofits globally who have a deep understanding of the communities they serve and can identify and fill gaps in health services. In this way, they ensure our vitamins reach the women and children who need them most. Every Infant Matters is one of their key collaborators to identify and serve hard to reach women and children.
Our Implementing partners:
ADI GODREJ DONATES 50,000 bottles of sanitisers
Women and children working in brick kilns and stone quarries have no jobs, no food, no money for soap and sanitisers
We thank Adi Godrej and his team for their incredible magnanimity and compassion for the underprivileged. Through our program, we serve children and mothers who suffer severe and acute malnutrition and deficiency disorders
Adi Godrej recognizes the urgent need to protect vulnerable women and children in the Covid pandemic. His vision and philanthropic endeavors support 50,000 families not only from COVID-19 but also from waterborne and foodborne diseases such as diarrhea, dysentery, worm infestation, hepatitis and cholera. These are devastating and dangerous in a malnourished child, and lead to certain death.
Support from Titan has come in the form of 12 high quality oxygen concentrators with high flow (10 liters).
The past two months have seen an unprecedented demand for oxygen, not just from those who were suffering from Covid but even for those in the recovery phase. Patients are discharged from hospitals with residual lung damage and fibrosis, difficulty in breathing, and many require oxygen support for weeks and months.
The Covid Task Force works round the clock to field such requests. With support from Titan, we have established an Oxygen Concentrator Bank. Whenever there is a request, we give a machine for home use to the patient to tide over the difficult time. The time also varies from few days to even a few months.
Though the second wave has abated, requests for oxygen concentrators are only going up day by day due to lung fibrosis and lung damage. We thank Titan every day for their incredible generosity and support
"A heart that beats for India"
We received ration kits and funding (Total Rs 3.2 crore= $ 500,000) from CryptoRelief. These were distributed to the poorest of the poor in 10 states, in Sikkim, Uttarakhand , UP, West Bengal, Manipur, Mizoram, Bihar, Haryana, Assam and Delhi NCR.
Grocery kits were distributed to the poorest of the poor, living in the remotest parts of the state. We visited such remote areas that the truck was stalled often, and we had to face the swirling mists and landslides. We distributed to rural population, tribal population, migrants, hawkers, homeless people, sex workers, manual scavengers, and unorganized sector who lost jobs during the pandemic. We reached as far as the Indo-Myanmar border and remote villages in the Himalayas to distribute groceries to those facing starvation.
Happy to receive this letter of appreciation from the Government of Sikkim, for our COVID relief efforts in the state.
The District Collector of Sikkim appreciates our endeavors in providing Covid relief. We have sent 7 oxygen concentrators and 35 pulse oximeters to STNM hospital and for local government hospitals. This project has been supported by Titan. We thank Titan every day for their incredible generosity and support.
We partner with DuPont for Covid relief in the remotest parts of the country.
Dupont has sent 15 oxygen Concentrators to Mizoram for the Covid Care Centers. These have been handed over to the YMA: the Young Mizo Association, working tirelessly across the state to provide succor.
Dupont has also sent a supply of Pulse oximeters. These are essential to operate the covid care centre. With patients gasping for breath in the second wave, we are grateful to Dupont for their much needed support
DuPont has sent 1000 PPEs to Nongkhrah and Umden villages in Meghalaya. These will be used in covid care centres, quarantine centres and during covid funerals. Meghalaya is reeling under the onslaught of the Covid virus. People have lost their jobs, hunger is here to stay. With Immunity lower than ever, local communities are at immense risk of Covid.
Today Dupont has dispatched 2000 PPEs and 17 oxygen Concentrators to Manipur for use by government and private Covid care centres in churachandpur district.
Godrej Consumer Products has made a donation of 25,000 bottles of sanitizers to Every Infant Matters, for distribution among homeless and hungry in 6 states of North East India.
"So many crates!" exclaim Every Infant Matters local partners. Distribution started across the North east in 6 states. Sanitizers for orphans and homeless children are a very big need. Mere awareness and education is not enough. Handwashing and social distancing are luxuries that low-income people can’t afford. Milni lost her job in the COVID-19 pandemic. She has 4 children, but there is no money to buy food. The children face starvation. There is no money to buy soap and sanitizers. When hands are not washed properly, there are recurrent infections and children waste away. Lowered immunity further aggravates the threat of COVID-19 that looms like a menace. The second wave, now gripping the nation, is far more deadly than the first. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought in its wake two accompanying pandemics, poverty and hunger. There are women and children working in brick kilns and stone quarries of West Bengal. They have jobs, but food is scarce. They are prone to infections, sickness and even death as most of them are homeless, living in crammed shanties and struggling to make ends meet. Malnourishment and exposure to diseases are big issues. Moreover, COVID-19 has further exaggerated health inequalities and hunger.
We are delighted to receive support from the One Young World UK, that is funding relief in India, Kenya and Nigeria through local partners of Every Infant Matters.
Ella Robertson of One Young World said: “Young leaders are part of the most connected, informed and resourceful generation in human history…We now need to ensure they have the funds needed to tackle some of the largest issues created by Covid-19”.
Proud to share that Every Infant Matters has been one of the first recipients of the Covid-19 Young Leaders Fund organized by the One Young World and supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, United Way, Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Emma Watson, amongst others.