SRI worked as a part of thee efforts of Lady Health Workers battling Covid-19.
With fatalities from the coronavirus pandemic on the rise and the general public in a state of uncertainty and fear, doctors, healthcare workers and police have been widely appreciated for being on the frontline of the fight against the seemingly unstoppable disease.
Away from the media limelight, however, a group of women in Swat valley have been at work, quietly but effectively, to help control the spread of Covid-19 in their communities.
Even before the virus had entered Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and was still enveloping other parts of the world, the lady health workers (LHWs) in Swat — where 73 cases have been confirmed as of April 16 — started visiting each and every house in their vicinity to collect the data of expatriates returning from abroad.
SRI is providing COVID-19 Relief and education for 14 villages in 7 union councils in Swat District Union Councils:
District Union Councils
To provide relief to family members who have lost bread winners in the family due to COVID-19. Relief comes in the form of food packages, education for orphans and support for widows.
SRI arrangers packaging of nutritious food, hygiene items, hand sanitizers and other essential items for impacted families. SRI conducts education awareness programs on COVID-19, including handing out flyers too many communities.
Food packages are made to last a family of 8 people for a month.
Food Packages consist of two kinds of beans, two kinds of lentils, rice, whole wheat, flour, cooking oil, onions, potatoes, garlic, hygiene kit, literature to prevent COVID-19.
Swat Relief Initiative is unique because we make every effort to ensure that our work is effective and follows the ideal concept of charity