Mumbai: Rapid Response, India’s most trusted Disaster Relief NGO has partnered up with Ketto, Asia’s most visited and trusted crowdfunding platform to raise funds for the flood affected communities in Kerala. Aiming to raise Rs. 6 lakhs through the campaign, the amount will be used by Rapid Response for providing disaster relief and rehabilitation services across to the flood victims.
Kerala reeling under, the worst floods in 50 years. The floods have paralyzed normal life of millions of people. Lakhs of people have been affected and thousands of victims are in desperate need of relief supplies. Rapid Response’s Team are on the ground, providing food and medical assistance to the affected people.
Through this campaign people are requested to come forward and contribute money which will be used to distribute food packets, dry ration, blankets and tarpaulin sheets in the worst affected areas. For this the individuals / corporates’ who wish to donate towards the cause will have go the cause directly by going to the campaign link on the website and clicking on the “Donate Now” button. All donations to Rapid Response are 50% tax exempt under sec 80G.
Rapid Response’s spokesperson said, “the recent flood have left alarming devastation in several parts of Kerala & thousands of people remained affected. Supplies of food and safe drinking water are reportedly in short supply and hence we urge people to come forward and contribute to this cause.”
Commenting on the same, Varun Sheth CEO of Ketto said that, “ The loss of lives in this awful tragedy is very unfortunate. Our prayers go out for them and for those still threatened by flood. We want to give our unwavering support by raising maximum funds and support them every way we can.”
For more information, please click on the link: https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/KeralaFloods?mdAB=B
The funds raised here will be used to distribute 10,000 food packets, 2,000 Milk & Biscuits Kit and conduct 5 medical camps in the worst affected areas of Kerala.
Food packet contains Veg-rice costs Rs 40/packet.
10,000 x Rs 40 = 4,00,000/-
Milk & Biscuits Kit for Children costs Rs 50/Kit
2000 x Rs 50 = 1,00,000/-
Each Medical Camps costs Rs 20,000
5 x Rs 20,000 = 1,00,000/-
Rs. 1,000 donated by you will help us to feed 25 flood victims.
Rs. 5,000 donated by you will help us to feed 100 flood affected children.
Rs 20,000 donated by you will help us to provide medical assistance to one flood affected village/area.
All donations to Rapid Response are 50% tax exempt under sec 80G.
Please donate and share our campaign with your friends and family. Thank you!
Ketto is an online crowd funding space for social causes and is based in Mumbai, India. It was founded on 15 August 2012 by Varun Sheth along with Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor and later joined by Zaheer Adenwala. In its first year, Ketto raised INR 4.5 million for 18 campaigns. Their causes ranged from education to women’s empowerment.
About Rapid Response:
Rapid Response is an award winning organisation, providing disaster relief and rehabilitation services across India. As a disaster relief agency, we help people to survive and rebuild their lives through our food, medical, education, shelter and livelihood programs. Our most recent interventions in Tamilnadu, Assam and Bihar have impacted thousands of lives!