…to help people fight the virus were many and varied. As the women had already done sewing training some time ago and Roots forr Life had already set up a workshop in the training hall in 2019, it was possible to act quickly: So instead of menstrual pads made of fabric, the first masks were sewn directly in Chyangsar. This shows once again how important a good infrastructure is and how worse can be prevented by using synergies in times of crisis. In addition, food was quickly distributed and washing stations set up. All of this is due to the good organisation of the women’s cooperative as a strong supporting organisation and partners like SWI on site.
Racedi Pathak of SWI has now summarized the corona activities and measures in Chyangsar in a report: Coronareport Chyangsar