Covid Relief Projects

Free distribution of Grocery & sanitary items...
to the artisan families affected by Covid pandemic...

The second wave of Covid 19 has wreaked havoc in India. The situation has been a deadly nightmare. The whole nation has been affected in one way or the other.SETU is associated with many such artisan groups that are facing grave crisis in the present scenario. One such group is ‘SURE’, which is an NGO based in Barmer, Rajasthan.SETU sponsored necessary grocery items to 100 families of the group free of cost for one month. Read More

Free distribution of Sanitary Napkins and Masks to the artisans of SWRC (Hatheli, Tilonia)

With the spread of Covid pandemic, many unfortunate artisans lost their livelihoods. When arranging two square meals a day for their families becomes challenging, the women have to forego the “luxury” of using sanitary napkins. SETU team organized various camps for the women artisans of SWRC (Hatheli, Tilonia) to spread knowledge on the sensitive topic of hygiene during the menstrual cycle and about the precautionary measures to be taken during the current covid 19 pandemic. In each camp, free sanitary napkin packs were distributed to the women, sufficient for at least 3 months. Masks were also distributed.Read More

Hunger Alleviation Food Project during Covid Pandemic: Over 22,000 people fed till date…

SETU continued its Food distribution project even in the lockdowns of Covid-19. Wholesome & fresh food packets are being distributed to 200 poor laborers every day! This is a daily program. The food includes seasonal green vegetables & chapatis (Indian whole wheat breads), packed in a ready to distribute pack. The food is distributed with the help of local police (Shyam Nagar Police Station, Jaipur), who is a playing a commendable role in managing the crowd and ensuring social distancing & safety norms. Read More

SETU’s humanitarian initiatives in the times of Covid Crisis...
Free distribution of Masks to the underprivileged ..

SETU distributed 1300 masks, completely free of cost, to artisans & laborers in Jaipur, Rajasthan from 1st to 8th of July 2020. The beneficiaries include artisans, daily wage laborers, sweepers & cleaners etc. They also include roadside vendors who sell fruits & vegetables, roadside ironsmiths and sculptors. The masks are reusable, made from 2 layered, good quality cotton fabric & sewn by our women artisans, following all precautions and hygienic practices.Read More

Free Distribution of Grocery items to artisans in Orissa..

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world picture… it has changed our way of living, our job scenarios and almost everything around us!! Due to this pandemic, people who are worst hit are the ones living below the poverty line, the underprivileged people, daily wage earners & artisans, who are now finding it difficult to even manage their daily bread. For some, it is not only the pandemic that is making their lives miserable, but recent cyclones like “Amphan” have further created havoc in their lives. Many are now left homeless too with this double blow of Covid & cyclone. To support the artisan groups, on 31st May 2020, SETU distributed free grocery items to 100 families residing in Bhuvaneshwar and nearby villages of Jatni and Valinata. Read More

Covid Relief: Free distribution of essential commodities during Pandemic to Dhokra artisans.. (Orissa)

The present Covid 19 situation has ruined economies, taken a toll on the whole world and is still showing no signs of slowing down. In India, the daily wage laborers and the migrant laborers are among the worst affected. Consequently, the artisans are suffering and have to face tough challenges just to arrange two square meals a day! We, at SETU, are committed to support them to make their lives a little easier. To fulfill this objective, on 26th May 2020, we distributed free of cost food packets comprising of essential items like groceries for 1 month and face masks to 80 families in the Dhokra artisan group.Read More