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Indian-American bodies raise resources to relieve Kovid in India

Washington: Several Indian-American organizations raised resources and raised millions for Kovid-19 relief in India, which is currently battling a second wave of an epidemic, according to a media report.
On Monday, Indispora, a non-profit community of global Indian expatriate leaders, announced the launch of the ‘ChaloGive for India’ campaign, which began with an initial $ 1 million raised through members of its private donor network, the US market. Reports.
In a tweet on Monday, the community said: “Thank you for supporting support towards the efforts of Kovid-19 in India. We are starting Chalogiev to keep the momentum going.”
“No matter where you are in the world, you can influence and create.” Another major community organization, the American India Foundation (AIF), announced on Monday that it has partnered with digital payment leader Paytm “to provide oxygen concentrations in India”.
“AIF joined hands with Paytm to provide oxygen concentrations in India. To further their contribution, Paytm has committed to matching AIF to $ 2 million, totaling $ 4 million in oxygen concentrations. To purchase and distribute, “it said in a tweet.
On 1 May, the Foundation announced that it had received a $ 8.9 million donation from MasterCard, “to install 2,000 portable beds in India”.
“AIF as the implementing partner to work with government and local partners to build these portable hospital units, each consisting of 20–100 beds.”
Meanwhile, Houston-based Seva International has raised its fundraising goal to $ 10 million to fight a deadly resurgence in India.
Gitesh Desai, president of Seva International’s Houston Chapter, told ABC13News-Houston that 400 oxygen-concentrators have already been shipped to India, and 2,184 more will be dispatched shortly.
The service, which launched the ‘Help India Defit Kovid-19’ campaign to ship oxygen concentrations to Indian hospitals, is also providing food and medicines to around 10,000 families and more than 1,000 orphanages and senior citizen centers across the country.
The American Association of Physicians of the Indian Association of Physicians (APPI) is also running 200 oxygen concentrators in Indian hospitals.
On Tuesday, India’s overall Kovid-19 Casiolad and death rate rose to 2,02,82,833 and 2,22,408 respectively.
Tuesday marked the 13th straight day when India reported more than three lakh cases, while more than 3,000 casualties were reported in the previous seven days.

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