RED AID & COVID-19
Red Aid is concerned about the current COVID-19 pandemic and is monitoring the situation closely. We are particularly concerned about the risk of the outbreak spreading to vulnerable, marginalized communities who are also the communities we work with. Red Aid is doing everything in its capacity to reduce their burden and support them in coping with the effects of COVID-19.
Help us support COVID-19 affected families
Who we are
Red Aid India is a philanthropic initiative solely dedicated to end most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and their consequences such as physical disability and social exclusion; among the most vulnerable and marginalized population of India, living in urban and rural poverty.
Red Aid India is affiliated to German Leprosy & TB Relief Association India which has over 50 years of experience in providing relief and support to people affected by poverty-related diseases.
such as physical disability and social exclusion.
Fighting neglected tropical diseases and their consequences
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of parasitic and bacterial infectious diseases that affect more than 1.7 billion of the world’s most impoverished people, including more than 1 billion children. India, the second most populous country in the world, accounting for nearly one-fifth of the global population, is also home to the world’s largest absolute burden of at least 11 major neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)
Source: Editorial by Dr Peter Hotez and Ashish Damania with the Baylor College of Medicine | National School of Tropical Medicine in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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Support people with lymphatic filariasis, leprosy and disabilities with ration kits
Support livelihood of people with disabilities
Back people with disabilities with livelihood support
Assistive devices for children with disabilities
Donate wheelchair, crutches, hearing aids to children with disabilities
Make a difference all year long
By making a monthly commitment, you will create a sustainable impact that will help us empower communities year-round (12 months) and provide ongoing support to our projects spread across India. As a monthly donor, you will receive regular updates on the impact of your support, RedAid merchandise and a consolidated annual tax receipt.
Red Aid India is a philanthropic initiative of German Leprosy & TB Relief India which is a 12A registered organisation, which means 50% of your donations are exempted from tax under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961
Contributions to Red Aid India are eligible for tax benefits under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961. 50% of the donation made is allowed to be deducted from your taxable income subject to other statutory provisions.
From the Blog
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In our strive to contain the spread of the highly contagious Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Red Aid India with the help of its partner- BCM Hospital in Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh; distributed free face masks and spread awareness in the nearby vulnerable communities …
On March 24, the Government of India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered a nationwide lockdown for 21 days, limiting movement of the entire 1.3 billion population of India as a preventive measure against the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in India …
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