Over 6 lakh Meals served by Agrasar during the Lockdown period
Agrasar, a Gurugram based NGO renowned for its tireless, focused work for the underprivileged the community has gone all out with its service during the Lockdown; striving to keep less hungry souls on the streets.
The 21-days Lockdown came as a sudden surprise to many, but good Samaritans quickly swung into action foreseeing the issues faced by the underprivileged section of the society.
Agrasar, based out of Sikanderpur, up till now has served over six lakh meals to over 25,000 people who live on daily wages, shares Prerit Rana, Co-founder & CEO of Agrasar. Daily ration or cooked food along with other essential commodities get distributed to the migrant workers and slum dwellers during the Covid-19 Lockdown by the NGO.
“Our team force is of 100, which comprises 25 in-house team members and 75 volunteers from all walks of life. We provide ration to families that will last them for up to a month and others’ cooked meal, a day. Cooked meals are getting a lot of support from Gurudwaras and Laburnum Society.”
Agrasar is actively serving communities in eight colonies – Dundahera, Dharam Colony, Carterpuri, Sikanderpur, Dayanand Colony, Islampur, Sheetla Colony, Om Vihar and many unnamed Jhuggi clusters.
“We also get masks made and retailing at Rs 35 per mask. We have patrons who buy masks in bulk quantities to distribute to the maids, watchmen, workers,” adds Prerit.
The team is working in sync with the District Administrator and follows all safety protocols during its operations. To extend your support, drop a mail on firstname.lastname@example.org.