Akhil Gramin Yuva Vikash Samiti (AGYVS); Bihar
2020 Covid-19 Relief Grant: $2000
2021 Covid-19 Relief Grant: $2500
In 2020, during the first COVID wave, AVGYVS used PPI’s grant to prepare and distribute Covid-19 relief kits to 200 vulnerable families in the Kanti and Marwan blocks of the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar. The kits contained rice, flour, pulses, cooking oil, potatoes, onions, soap, and masks.
In 2021, during the second COVID wave, the situation was worse in Bihar and Muzaffarpur district. AGVYS used PPI’s grant to provide relief supplies to 200 poor and vulnerable families in 19 villages in the Musahari and Motipur blocks (daily wage labourers, rickshaw pullers; disabled, single women, widows, migrant population, etc.) affected by the second wave, suffering from no work, no income situation and unable to feed their families.