dry ration kits distribution
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, Nidan started supporting the informal workers. Nidan distributed dry ration kits, Hygiene kits among the informal workers and their families. The field team was given protection gear like protective masks, gloves and sanitisers. Nidan also trained the staff in handling issues related to COVID-19 through Zoom. Kits were distributed in different Cities to informal workers. The Dry Ration includes Rice, Wheat flour, Pulses, oil, spices, salt and a hygiene kit.
Dry Ration kit distribution with the support of Nestle India
With the support of Nestle India, 36,961 Ration kits were distributed in 16 States (30 Cities)
Distribution in Ludhiana- Punjab and Assam
Distribution in Jamshedpur – Jharkhand and Ujjain Madhya Pradesh
Distribution in Vaishali and Muzaffarpur, Bihar
Dry Ration kit distribution with the support of the Azim Premji Foundation
NIDAN with the help of the Azim Premji Foundation (APF) supported informal workers and the poor. 1000 dry ration kits were distributed in different areas of Patna and Hajipur (Bihar).
Dry Ration kit distribution with the JP Morgan Chase
With the support of JP Morgan India Pvt Ltd., Nidan supported the beneficiaries of the project “Business Recovery of Micro Entrepreneurs and Street vendors”. In Delhi, 1000 Street Vendors and 500 Micro-entrepreneurs and in Mumbai 500 Street vendors were supported. When the second wave of COVID-19 hit, these street vendors and micro-entrepreneurs were left without any income and their livelihood was destroyed. Beneficiaries were given ration 2 months Ration of 25 Kg each month.
Dry Ration kit distribution with the support of the Skoll Foundation
With the support of the Skoll Foundation, dry ration kits were distributed among the informal workers and their families in Bihar.
Dry Ration kit distribution with the support of Oxfam India
Under Mission Sanjeevani, with the support of Oxfam India, dry ration kits to informal workers and urban poor in Delhi NCR. These families have been suffering due to a lack of work.
Cooked food distribution
Cooked Food was distributed in different areas of Delhi to the urban poor with the support of Zomato Feeding India.
serve safe food project
The serve Safe Food project implemented by Nidan with the support of Nestle and NASVI has covered 18 states and Union territories. This training is given with the objective of enhancing the skills of street food vendors a good percentage of informal workers who contribute to providing ready-to-eat snacks and meals. A large percentage of the informal workforce depend on them for their meal. Based on this they are trained on 4 aspects which include personal hygiene, Unit hygiene, Environmental and entrepreneurship for better livelihood.