Every Child deserves to have a healthy start in life and every Mother should have access to quality healthcare during pregnancy and childbirth. Every Child has the right to Quality Healthcare
MEDIA ROOM : COVID RELIEF UPDATES
(Your efforts and donations at work on the ground)
Maternal and Childcare Activities
Despite Covid-19 infection ravaging the country, EKAM workers have continued with their mission of providing antenatal and postnatal services with proper precautions.
- Breast feeding counseling and physiotherapy was provided to 39 Covid positive mothers and 202 high risk mothers at RSRM hospital Chennai in April 2021.
- Clown activities raising awareness on Maternal and Child Health care during COVID were conducted for mothers at Primary Health Care centers in Coimbatore.
Ekam USA COVID Care Initiative
Ekam USA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. We work with Ekam Foundation in India, which is a grassroots organization, with the
– necessary background and expertise in handling healthcare situations
– with staff on the ground to reach remote villages
– as well as trained local village nurses and mentors who can reach those in need, and
– digital platforms and educational videos/ apps to continue care for mothers and children during this crisis.
Ekam’s experience during the first wave of COVID in 2020 has given us the experience to handle things swiftly during this critical time.’
Join Ekam USA for URGENT COVID relief in this humanitarian effort
Help India Breathe!
Due to the sudden surge, the cases and deaths have been increasing astronomically. Patients that could be saved are dying due to a lack of Oxygen. We need your support to procure 316 Oxygen Concentrators in this medical emergency, to support hospitals across India, including AIIMS in Delhi, hospitals in Pune, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, Telanagana and Chattisgarh. Each concentrator can save many lives. TIME IS OF ESSENCE to procure funds and place orders due to shortages.
Urgent COVID relief
URGENT COVID relief- Due to loss of livelihood, thousands are facing food insecurity. Help Ekam provide urgent food supplies, $25 for a family of 4, COVID protection kids to COVID positive mothers, PPE, N 95 masks, gloves and equipment to hospitals. 100% of your donation goes to the project as Ekam USA does not have any admin costs
Hospital support- Oxygen, PPE, N 95 masks, Equipment
SUPPORTING local hospitals and village primary health centers with Oxygen Concentrators, PPE kits, N-95 masks, Sanitizers , Pulse oximeters, Hospital beds, Medications ,Lab supplies, High flow Oxygen Nasal Cannulas, Surgical masks, Cadaver bags, Wheelchairs, Stretchers etc
Emergency Nutrition Kits
EMERGENCY NUTRITION KITS with dry rations for 1 month to help families of 4, identifying those in the lowest socioeconomic status in villages. Each kit contains rice, lentils, protein-rich food, cooking supplies, immunity boosters- vitamin C and seeds and materials to start their own vegetable garden for sustainability
Covid Protection Kits
Each kit contains washable masks, soap, thermometer, educational material, sanitary supplies to pregnant mothers and those with newborn babies, so they can care for their families
Maternal/ Child Health Care during COVID
Livelihood opportunities to rural women in low socioeconomic status by – training to stitch masks- providing income and masks for distribution to those in need.
– kangaroo sling pouches for mothers to carry babies with low birth weight to improve their health- training and material provided in a safe environment provide an earning opportunity to the women
Sustainable Well Being Initiative
Our health-centric community improvement initiatives focus on the dynamic relationship between health, socioeconomic conditions, and environmental resources.
Strengthening Healthcare Facilities
We work to improve maternal and child health in India by upgrading and maintaining healthcare facilities and training hospital staff in government hospitals.
Save a Child Project
Ekam provides lifesaving, timely and quality medical care to children from families that cannot afford health care.
Ekam USA Chapters
Ekam USA Chapters are being setup all across the United States. currently we have more than 15 chapters. The Chapters have worked together to complete more than 115 projects together. These projects support the mission of EKAM both in India and the United States
Ekam Youth Amabassadors
The EKAM Youth Ambassador program is the flagship initiative of EKAM USA to develop a lifelong penchant for service among the youth. Through service activities , EYA’s develop empathy towards others who are not as blessed in health, wealth and material well-being. EYA’s plan , lead and execute projects to serve the undeserved and downtrodden both here in the states and India. EYA’s strive hard to generate funds to drive these projects.