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Published 27.06.2020 15:03
In Botswana community members have come together to build a hand washing station at a local school.
Community members from Siviya Village, in the North-East District of Botswana, have come together to build a hand washing station at Siviya Primary School. The Project was initiated by community members after speaking to the school Head Teacher. They then used WhatsApp to rally other members of their community to…
Health,
Published 21.06.2020 12:00
In Brazil, the National Council of Health Secretaries create a panel on Covid-19 to preserve data transparency.
The digital platform was launched after the Ministry of Health changed the format for publishing Covid-19 data and the official website went offline in early June. The data update on the Conass Panel – Covid-19 is daily.
Health, ,
Published 20.06.2020 12:49
In Gambia fashion entrepreneurs and women’s groups are working together to produce face masks.
Ndeye Fatou Njie, a local fashion designer has partnered with other fashion entrepreneurs and women’s groups in rural Gambia to produce facemasks needed in the fight against Covid-19. The aim of the project is to produce 50 000 face masks through their “Made in Gambia” initiative. The facemasks produced are distributed…
Inclusion,
Published 27.06.2020 13:49
A new social movement Pandemic of Love is helping connect those who need help with those who can help.
In South Florida, local mindfulness teacher Shelly Tygielski launched her Pandemic of Love after seeing people around her losing their jobs. It started with a video on Instagram in which she announced a website that would connect those with a need due to loss of income with those who are…
Health,
Published 18.06.2020 17:44
Polish Red Cross started an information campaign to urge people to disinfect their smartphones during the pandemic.
The campaign is called #PolskaCzystaKomórka, which translates to #PolandCleanSmartphone. The Red Cross members explain that they will record videos and engage influencers in order to reach thousands of young people and show how important it is to disinfect smartphone screens. The popular social networking service TikTok joined the action, the…
Health, ,
Published 18.06.2020 17:18
In Zimbabwe women are distributing hand sanitizer and hand wash at community boreholes.
A group of women have started distributing hand wash and hand sanitizers and educating members of their communities on Covid-19 at community boreholes. Lynette January one of the women involved in the project says they realized that most people in the country are forced to visit community boreholes on a…
Health,
Published 15.06.2020 20:53
While Brazil is in Covid-19 free fall, people self-organise to protect themselves and offer help
Brazil has the world’s second-highest number of Covid-19 cases. In some cities, the dead are being buried in mass graves. Hospitals are on the brink of collapse. But some help is coming from a community map called Máscara para Todos for people to donate or sell masks, alcohol gel and gloves. The project also provides details on psychologists and mental health support services available in the area.
Lockdown,
Published 24.06.2020 15:02
Brazil’s tourist hotspot Copacabana beach turns into a symbolic graveyard in honor the the victims.
Activists angry at Brazil’s response to Covid-19 have created 100 symbolic graves on Rio’s Copacabana beach to remember the more than 40,000 people who have died. The president’s opposition to lockdowns and his downplaying of the virus have deeply divided the nation.
Lockdown,
Published 24.06.2020 14:59
The French brotherhood burying the dead has carried on its duties through the pandemic.
In Béthune, in the northern part of the country, the Charitable Brothers of Saint-Eloi were founded in the 12th Century to help families bury their loved ones. Today, the brothers are wearing masks to protect them against the coronavirus and maintaining the required one-metre distance.
Inclusion,
Published 14.06.2020 18:38
In the US, volunteers have launched the Indigenous Mutual Aid network.
This project aims to inspire autonomous Indigenous relief organizing in response to the pandemic.This is a project of information and support maintained by volunteers with Indigenous Action, Táala Hooghan Infoshop, and Kinłani Mutual Aid. They have created a Slack channel to connect, share and coordinate efforts.

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