Covid-19 has created fear and uncertainty in the hearts and minds of the people. Many have lost their near and dear ones; quite a few children are left orphans. Besides, there is also an alarming increase of poverty, malnutrition, unemployment, economic recession and helplessness among the people.
Dumka-Raiganj Province is trying to do whatever relief works it can to help the helpless and the needy. We gladly offered some of our schools to the civil administration as quarantine centers, distributed groceries among the poor, distributed packets of food items in different places, and made flexes and leaflets to create awareness among the people about Covid-19 and its consequences and about safety measures to prevent infections. The Jesuits and animators went around villages creating awareness about the need for vaccination and started post-care centers were people were kept under observation, given medical care and nourishing food.