Singer Shaan on Tuesday mentioned he has initiated a fundraiser to lift Rs 25 lakhs in the direction of supporting out of labor each day wage earners and their households within the wake of the nationwide lockdown. The nation is witnessing a 21-day lockdown, as introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to comprise the unfold of the novel coronavirus.
The each day wage staff throughout totally different avenues are badly hit by the lockdown. Shaan, together with the crowdfunding platform Impact Guru, backed by NGOs, Aakanksha Vision For A Better Society and Help Age India, have come ahead to assist each day earners.
“It does not have to be a big amount … but be rest assured that I will personally make sure your charity will be utilised well and appreciated,” Shaan tweeted.
In an announcement penned by the ‘Jab Se Tere Naina’ singer, Shaan mentioned Aakanksha Vision For A Better Society goals to assist the each day wage earners monetarily for the lack of their livelihood.
“All the proceeds will be used in providing monetary and in-kind support to around 1,000 auto drivers, rag pickers and other daily wagers living in the slums in Kadapa and Kurnool Districts of Andhra Pradesh.”
HelpAge India is planning to supply meals to the aged, added Shaan.
“A One-Month Survival package is what it is called, consisting of daily essentials (groceries) and Corona protection kits including masks, bathing and washing soaps. This package has been made in consultation with the Communities of Elderly and would help a family of 5 people to tide over the immediate situation,” he mentioned.
The singer urged his followers, fellow artistes and company homes to come back out in giant numbers and lengthen their assist.
“Together, we can come out of this crisis successfully. I trust you to help me raise funds for these helpless people. Every donation counts. Also, every share matters. Spread the word and let’s do good together,” he added.