To improve childcare during the second wave of the COVID-19 Tsunami, Don Bosco Partners- Margaret Bosco Bal Sadan(MBBS) and Don Bosco’s Konkan Development Society collaborated with Childline Goa, Children’s Rights in Goa, Human Touch Foundation, Catalyst for Social Action to offer a special care to children affected by Covid.
The first-ever COVID care centre has been opened in Parra, Goa, to help and take care of COVID-positive asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic children.
Along with dry ration kits and social protection, the centre will provide psychological aid by professional clinical psychologists to the children.
The 5child-focused organizations that came together for a Joint COVID-19 Response for Children are- Margaret Bosco Bal Sadan (MBBS), Catalyst for Social Action, Human Touch Foundation, Children’s Right in Goa, Childline Goa, and Konkan Development Society.
The Don Bosco Network in India comprises of 11 Planning and Development Organisations (PDOs), each dedicated to the development of the Salesian provinces they serve. The Don Bosco network is spread across 29 states and 354 NGOs, reaching more than 10 lakh people.
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