COVID-19 Relief Response
Since the first COVID-19 case was reported in India on 30th January 2020, the country has been ravaged by two waves of the pandemic, resulting in nearly 43 million cases and more than 516,000 deaths*.
AIF was among the first organizations to respond and provide immediate support to the most vulnerable communities in India. Over the last year, AIF raised over $44 million and leveraged more than $9.5 million worth of Government assets and resources, to reach 560 districts across 31 States and Union Territories of India with life-saving COVID-19 relief efforts.Learn More
Vaccine doses administered
Health Personnel Benefited
States & Union
Cold Storage Units
The unprecedented rise of the virulent COVID-19 variant in the second wave led to the crippling of medical infrastructure around the country. At this juncture, AIF recognized the need for medical grade oxygen in hospitals and contributed to the efforts of the Government by installing 53 PSA plants, one oxygen pipeline, and distributing 5,414 oxygen concentrators and 550 oxygen cylinders across the regions in need of immediate intervention.Learn More
Portable Hospital Units
Augmenting India’s existing healthcare infrastructure to fight COVID-19 and future emergencies, AIF installed 36 innovative portable hospitals consisting of 2,682 beds across 14 States and Union Territories of India. Under the guidance of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, and the funding support from donors, partnering with Modulus Housing, Saraplast and PT Medical Solutions; AIF set up portable hospitals which are durable and can be quickly deployed.Learn More
As a last line of defense against this resurgent virus, AIF’s core strategy ‘The First Million’ initiative ensured vaccination for at least a million most vulnerable and marginalized Indians. Prioritizing equity and inclusiveness, AIF recognized Persons with Disability and Caregivers, Sex Workers, Vulnerable Women, Migrant Workers including Street Vendors and Persons from Tribal Communities, as the five most vulnerable groups in need of immediate intervention.Learn More
Help us rebuild the lives impacted by COVID
Your contribution will help us ensure the continuity of education for disadvantaged children, provide respectable livelihood opportunities to thousands who lost their jobs and make healthcare accessible to young mothers and newborn children.
Please donate generously to keep these initiatives going so those ravaged by the pandemic may hope to have a better future and lead more fruitful lives.Donate Now
The LAMP holistic approach
- Access and enrolment of children at the pre-primary stage in child care centers.
- Improved learning outcomes for children and adolescents with access to high-quality public-school education.
- Equip Learning Resource Centers with technology to overcome the educational and digital divide due to school closure owing to the COVID 19 pandemic.
- Enhanced awareness and employability of adolescents girls and youth.
- Increased knowledge, skills, and competencies among the government teachers and school leaders.
- Increased community participation in strengthening school governance.
The First Million
The most vulnerable Indians are fighting their toughest battle.
Help us vaccinate them and provide the shield they need.
The First Million program aims to vaccinate a million of the most vulnerable Indians by facilitating registration, securing priority vaccination slots for the vulnerable population and offering personalised support for those who can’t fight for themselves.Donate Now
Who are The First Million?
In consultation with Government, NGOs, civil societies and other stakeholders. AIF has identified the following groups as most vulnerable and in need of immediate intervention:
Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers
Migrant workers including street vendors
Persons from Tribal Community
Achieving The First Million Objectives
Identifying lack of awareness, access and affordability as immediate impediments to vaccinating the vulnerable, AIF is forging strategic partnerships with key stakeholders, devising national awareness drives and behaviour change campaigns under The First Million program. Its immediate focus includes facilitating registrations, securing priority vaccination slots for the vulnerable population and resolving multiple access issues through personalised support.
The AIF Story
AIF’s education programs ensure that some of the most marginalized groups have access to high-quality educational opportunities and gain critical life skills alongside 21st century knowledge to prepare them for success in today’s globalized world.Know more
AIF works closely with the public and private sector to create inclusive and sustainable livelihoods for individuals, families, and communities across India with a long-term goal of equalizing the informal and formal sectors to provide equitable opportunities for all citizens.Know more
AIF promotes maternal and child health by combining increased access to healthcare, improved service delivery, innovative care-based approaches, and capacity-building for healthcare professionals in highly remote areas.Know more
We follow a focused 4 step approach to achieve the objectives of our programmes
- 1Design and test innovative solutions
- 2Create local partnerships
- 3Leverage and share knowledge
- 4Scale to Amplify Impact
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