American Friends of Helpage India Inc
HelpAge India is a leading charity platform in India working with and for disadvantaged elderly for more than 4 decades. HelpAge India was the first Indian NGO to be awarded the 2020 UN Population Award. They are India based and focused on protecting and vaccinating the vulnerable elderly population.
American India Foundation
The American India Foundation is a Silicon Valley based foundation aimed at fighting poverty in India and is regarded as one of the most effective charities on the ground in India. They pivoted during the COVID crisis to support community-centered interventions and train community health workers and are providing oxygen concentrators, ventilators, cold storage equipment for vaccination programs, and portable hospitals. As well as their focus on continuity of education for the children in rural areas.
Give2Asia has a unique model of working with local charities in the countries in which they work.
Their Covid-19 response in India is focused on:
* Emergency medical supplies to frontline workers including personal protective equipment (PPE), hand sanitizers, soap, and disinfectant sprays
* Nutritious meals including cooked meals and dry rations
* Financial support in the form of unconditional cash transfers to marginalized families
Vibha is an India based charity focused on the needs of underserved children. In addition to their usual focus on education, they are using their network to distribute food and hygiene kits to families at risk and are shipping oxygen concentrators to underserved sites.