Prayatna Nepal distributed food and hygiene kit (rice, lentils, sugar, oil, salt, pulses, bitten rice, sanitary pad, masks etc) to the needy families of visually impaired women who are directly affected by COVID. Relief materials was distributed to the families temporarily residing at Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur district. Outside the valley, it had been distributed to the families of Rupandehi district. Till now, 22 families of visually impaired women are directly benefited with the relief materials. Among them 16 are from Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur and 6 are from Rupandehi.
Because of COVID-19 pandemic, the livelihood of visually impaired women has been highly affected because they use to run their livelihood working daily by marketing incense stick, candle, by street singing, by singing at restaurant. And these all areas were affected because of lockdown. There was scarcity of food for them to join their hand and mouth. By realizing this, Prayatna Nepal has distributed the materials to the families of visually impaired women.