COVID-19 our response


Considering the situation developed by Corona COVID-19 pandemic, CfD has decided to intervene intensively in three areas, 1. Provide support for dry ration for at least one month 2. Provide sanitization material for prevention of self an community health 3. Awareness generation on precautionary measures, need to follow by individuals and communities. The main target groups for this intervention were the most needy mainly daily wage earners, migrant workers, waste pickers, differently abled and families having critically ill persons.

CfD has mobilized financial resources worth INRs. 2,68,17,903 from its friends through crowed funding and from partner organizations.

Awareness generation campaigns were organized in most pro-infective areas (dense slums where mostly waste pickers and other daily wage earner living) in Ahmedabad City. CfD has supported 2471+5277 = 7748 families with dry food ration kits, 280 + 5277 = 5557 families were supported with sanitization kits and 445 families were provided cooked food through community kitchen for 2.5 months.

Sodium Hypochlorite solution for disinfection was provided to hospitals including special COVID-19 wards. Total 4375, 5 litter jars were distributed to hospitals in Ahmedabad City. These are respectively

  1. V. S. Hospital, Ellisbridge
  2. Civil Hospital, Asarva
  3. GCS Hospital, Andupura
  4. Central Medical Store of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
  5. L. G. Hospital, Maninagar
  6. Lokhandwala Hospital, Dariyapur
  7. Iqra Hospital, Makarba
  8. Jivraj Mehta Hospital, Ellisbridge
  9. Al Fazal COVID Care Centre, Juhapura

Awareness campaigns were conducted on personal health safety, hand wash technique, importance of social distance and wearing face mask, use of sanitiser and community hygiene practice in six areas of Ahmedabad City.

CfD was also engaged in coordination with CISHAA network to reach most needy families and migrant workers.

COVID-19 Response

Funding partners

Sr.NoName of organization/individualAmount (in INRs.)
1Islamic Relief Worldwide, UK2,18,25,675
2Association for India’s Development, USA44,79,425
3Indi Global Social Service Society, India3,97,000
4Iqbal Dhapa and Family, USA1,15,804
5Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative, India10,00,000
6Childline India Foundation93,123
7Crowd Funding, India1,79,539