Initiatives Undertaken During The Pandemic

Initiatives Undertaken During The Pandemic

Ekata Manch’s Efforts During The Covid Pandemic

During unprecedented times of the Covid Pandemic, Ekata Manch stepped up in accordance with its motto “We Serve.”

Ekata Manch reached out to all sections of society that were affected by the deadly pandemic and the unforeseen circumstances. Whether it was patients in need of assistance or those whose livelihoods were affected, Ekata Manch stood by its brethren in distressing times.

Initiatives undertaken during the first wave:

  • Distributed 5000 grocery packets at Versova, Andheri, Madh Island, Goregaon, Bandra, Lonavala & Mahabaleshwar
  • Distributed 60,000 parcels of cooked food
  • Collection of over 300 blood bottles through a Blood Donation Drive; and distribution of the same to those in need
  • Distribution of 2000 Medical kits in the slum areas
  • Assisted the Police Department in filling migrants’ data entry forms
  • Screened 2000 patients for coronavirus
  • Distributed 2000 masks/gloves and 5000 bottles of homeopathic Arsenic Album medicines in the slum areas of K-West Ward
  • Distributed 500 PPE kits to the local doctors
  • Organized blood check up camps for the citizens
  • Set up BMC Market at BMC plot during Covid pandemic
  • ‘Fever Clinics’ were set up in different areas in the K-West Ward.

When the country was hit by a sudden second wave of Covid-19, which was far more devastating and dangerous than the first, Ekata Manch rose to meet the challenges faced by the society.

Initiatives undertaken during the second wave:

  • A drive to vaccinate people for Covid-19 was started by Ekata Manch in association with Criti-Care Hospital; 500 people were vaccinated under this drive.
  • Collected and distributed 500 units of blood during the blood donation drive
  • Provided approximately 500 meals daily for Covid patients under home quarantine in the K-West Ward
  • Supplied 300 food packets (lunch and dinner) for the attendants of the Covid patients and staff of Cooper Hospital on an ongoing basis
  • Organized ‘Corona Mukt Samaaj’ theme based street plays across Mumbai to create awareness amongst citizens. Leaflets were distributed to the attendees with information regarding the symptoms of corona, precautions to be taken, numbers of helpline centres along-with a list of vaccination centres
  • Distributed over 10,000 vapourizing steamers to the needy people in the slums of Jeevan Nagar, Veera Desai, Kaasam Nagar, Amboli, Kevin pada, Bandivli hill, Ramwadi at Azad Nagar, Siddharth colony, Mhada and also in various Co-operative Housing Societies in the K West Ward
  • Set up 8 helpline centres in the area to assist Covid patients in getting hospital beds, oxygen cylinders, blood units, plasma and free ambulance services.
  • Provided free ambulance services to the Covid patients in the Versova constituency in association with Jeevandhar foundation
  • Supplied ration kits to approximately 2000+ families in K West Ward
  • Free oxygen concentrators and cylinders were provided to patients in need across Mumbai
  • Vaccination Centre for Covid -19 started in association with BMC at CWC High School.



Vaccination Centre & Fever Clinics

Steamer Distribution

Street Play 'Corona Mukt Samaj'

Assisting Migrant Workers

Blood Donation Drive

Free Ambulance Services & Oxygen Support

Distribution of Free Ration Kits