The novel coronavirus that emerged in China and proliferated to almost the whole world. Though Pakistan’s close proximity with China, it remained coronavirus-free until February 2020. Following the first positive case, Covid-19 cases spiked as more people tested positive for the virus.
During this pandemic in Pakistan, the poor and daily wagers suffered the most, as they could not feed their children. Chhipa Welfare Association stepped into action to cater to their needs.
PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR THE POOR
Where the poor who were suffering due to the pandemic, Chhipa Welfare started distributing thousands of anti-bacterial soaps, face masks, hand gloves and sanitizers to those who could could not afford them. The houses where the poor lived were thoroughly sanitized by spraying the walls and streets with sanitizers.
CHHIPA AMBULANCE SERVICE
During the COVID-19 pandemic in Pakistan, Chhipa Ambulance Service responded immediately and without any hesitation attended to the call of Coronavirus patients. Chhipa Ambulances were well equipped and fully sanitized, with the volunteers provided with complete personal protective equipment consisting of full body cover, gloves and masks. Ambulances and volunteers were sprayed with sanitizers at all times.
CHHIPA COOKED MEALS
Chhipa Welfare did not only carry out its ambulance service, but went far beyond to give relief to the poor families who were suffering due to the Lock Down. Chhipa Kitchen prepared thousands of cooked meals for free distribution at the doorsteps of deserving families during the Lock Down.
GHUSAL & KAFFAN
Chhipa Volunteers without any hesitation, carried out with precautions the Ghusal and Kaffan for those who died of this deadly Coronavirus. The bodies were washed with sanitizers, and specially shrouded to maintain the sanitizing when placed in a coffin for burial.
CHHIPA FREE RATION
During the Lock Down, the poor and daily wagers suffered the most. Chhipa Welfare also took the initiative of Chhipa Volunteers delivering the CHHIPA RELIEF PACKAGE, Free Ration Distribution to deserving families at their doorstep. The Relief Package was also delivered to Churches and Temples for distribution among the deserving families of the minorities.