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#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

23 May, 2020

Patna & Siddharthnagar

Leaving a Life Behind

Mohammed Moin had been in Delhi for a long time. He owned a tea stall and earned a monthly profit of about Rs 10000. Since the lockdown, which began on March 25, he hadn’t been able...
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#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

21 May, 2020

Odisha-AP border

The Homeward Journey

Navigating social media has been grim these last two months. It is flooded with images of migrant workers trying to reach their homes thousands of kilometres away — walking home; lying on the road, so...

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#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

18 May, 2020

Tumkur, Karnataka

Livelihood in the Time of a Lockdown

My colleague from the Bengaluru office, Mallika, called to double check if we were documenting the ‘FPO’ story for our weekly update. FPO is the short for Farmer Producer Organisation. We had recei...

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#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

17 May, 2020

Odisha

On Foot, On Truck and Finally, A Bus

The kitchen on the Odisha-AP border in Ganjam district was up and running early today morning. On the menu was vegetable biryani, chole with lemon and onion. In another room packets of puffed rice or ...

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#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

16 May, 2020

Patna

Getting Home, Somehow

On Friday evening, a truck packed with 70 migrant workers reached Patna. The workers had walked 70 kms & then hired a truck @ Rs 3500 per head — Delhi to Bihar and onwards to Jharkhand. This was t...

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#COVID19: Oxfam India is responding

07 May, 2020

Raipur

COVID-19 Lockdown Makes Meeting Ends Difficult

Keja Bai Nishad lives with her 22-year old son, Ishwari, in Deori village of Dharsiwan block in Raipur district. The lockdown, imposed to flatten the COVID-19 curve, has meant a complete loss of incom...

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