Franyer Nieves, known as Babel, rides around Caracas on a motorcycle to deliver food, medicine, and clothing to vulnerable people. Within two quarantined months, 100 people had received help from Babel.
The members of the Urban Cyclists group are helping hospitals in Valencia, a city located in the state of Carabobo, since the quarantine began in March. 500 meals a week are delivered to health center staff.
Activists from the Zona de Descarga organization set up the screen so that residents of the 19 de Abril community could watch movies without leaving their homes during the quarantine. The project is called “Cineplatabanda”.
The NGOs Fé y Alegria and Unidos en la Misión created the “Maestro al télefono” campaign to help teachers who need to teach online due to the quarantine and provide them smarth phones to prepare classes and chat with students.
Psychologists Without Borders, Federation of Psychologists of Venezuela, Venezuelan Society of Psychiatry and the Human Foundation are some of the groups that are helping people who need support during the quarantine. Sessions are scheduled via Whatsapp or email and emergency cases are treated urgently.
The portal serves to support vulnerable populations in the diagnosis of Covid-19 through rapid tests, a short questionnaire and telemedicine consultation. The founder is Anaís Cristina Reyes, a Venezuelan doctor specializing in cardiology at the University of Carabobo.
A team of mental health specialists are supporting the population through a free telephone with the technical support of Unicef. Due to anxiety crises and other difficulties that are occurring due to the coexistence and prolonged failure lockdown, this NGO offers 24-hour assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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