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  • Honourable Chief Minister Mr Hemant Soren and Jharkhand State Head of PHIA Foundation Mr Johnson Topno met at Chief Minister's residence at Kanke Road and jointly provided personal safety kits worth more than Rs 1.56 crores for the protection of health workers working for the treatment of Coronavirus. On the occasion, the Chief Minister said that the personal safety kit was given to the state government by the Partnering Hope into Action Foundation (Phia Foundation) as a support to the health workers working in various hospitals of the state is commendable work.

  • Phia Foundation has been running a bridge school for the children who fall under the umbrella of rag pickers community, unorganized daily wage workers, domestic workers, differently able people, old and single mother in Delhi/NCR region for the past 4+ years. Almost 400 children are studying in these centres and Phia is supporting them in their mainstreaming and enrolment onto formal government schools. These communities earn their livelihood from rag picking, rickshaw pulling and by doing other small jobs.

  • Response team received 31,776 calls for 9,33,505 stranded migrants. A dedicated team of PACS Network – Phia Foundation, Jharkhand, has been relentlessly working 24x7 to provide much needed help to thousands of migrants of the state, who are stuck because of the national lockdown due to COVID-19 crisis.

    PACS Network – Phia Foundation has joined hands with the Department of Labour, Employment & Training, Govt. of Jharkhand to establish and manage the COVID-19 Response Team (Control Room at State Secretariat, Nepal House).

  • The nationwide lockdown was announced in the wake of a possible COVID-19 outbreak on March 24. This lockdown has led to several humanitarian challenges for the vulnerable communities of our society. Lakhs of labourers, most of them daily wage earners working in the informal sector, were stranded in various cities and states across the country. Some of the stranded migrant workers have faced issues, such as lack of food and money to survive the 3-weeks of lockdown that was eventually extended for another 19 days.

  • The need for immediate relief is crucial and must be undertaken at a greater pace and on a larger scale. PHIA Foundation is responding to support the affected communities Phia Foundation has joined hands with the Department of Labour, Employment & Training, Govt. of Jharkhand to establish and manage the COVID-19 Response Team (Control Room at State Secretariat, Nepal House).

  • Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to advocating for handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. Global Handwashing Day is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times. Global Handwashing Day is celebrated every year on 15th October. The 2019 Global Handwashing Day theme is “Clean Hands for All.”

  • As part of Promoting Responsible Migration in Garment Supply Chain’, Change Alliance organised two days training and awareness programmes for Phia Foundation Team, Migrant factory workers and Management Team of Orient Craft and Arvind Mills in Ranchi, Jharkhand.

  • Dr Belinda Bennet, Managing Trustee of PHIA Foundation and Mr Bala Gnanapragasam, Board

    Member, Change Alliance visited Jharkhand to know and understand about the projects implemented by PHIA in the first week of September 2019. They were accompanied by Anand Kumar Bolimera, Honorary Director, PHIA Foundation and Jharkhand team.

  • In its endeavour to spread awareness among migrants to ensure safe migration for work, Dominic Asquith, British High Commissioner to India, launched a ‘Promoting Responsible Migration from Source to Destination in Supply Chain’ at Orient Craft’s Ranchi facility.

    Partnered by Partnering Hope into Action (PHIA) Foundation, a civil society organisation, the project is jointly funded by the UK Government and Marks & Spencer.

    Migratory workers have always played a key role in India’s apparel industry.

  • The British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic Asquith, launched a project on Responsible Migration at the Orient Craft factory in Ranchi. The project is jointly funded by the UK Government and Marks & Spencer. Partnering Hope into Action (PHIA) Foundation will implement a research study and awareness building programmes for factory workers and communities in Jharkhand and Gurgaon.