Bosco Seva Kendra, Don Bosco Provincial House, Hyderabad, 3 April 2020: The youth vowed ‘We pledge Fight Corona’ campaign to help thwart & manage the spread of coronavirus Covid-19. The Don Bosco Youth under the guidance of Fr B Rayappa, the Parish Priest stood with Fr Bellamkonda Sudhakar, the Executive Director in BSK, to pack in distributing Food and Health Safety Kits to Migrant Labourers, Orphan Children to communities with the greatest need. The entire day, the youth packed about 350 kits for the distribution for the next day in specified areas. Mr Anthic Joseph, a youth coordinator from the Parish along with youth Salesians have accompanied them to voluntarily help in this process. The Food and Health Safety Kits will be shared to people who need it the most – including people who are part of our everyday life, such as our house helps, security guards, drivers and vegetable vendors among others.
“In the fight against Coronavirus spread in India, we are appealing to fellow CSOs and CSRs in the city to take sufficient precautions to fight this disastrous disease’ stated Fr Sudhakar. As the number of confirmed coronavirus Covid-19 cases in India continues to rise, particularly in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, it is advised that people should frequently and thoroughly wash hands with soap & water. Consequently, the youth promised that they would join in partnership in educating everyone on the importance of developing a habit of personal hygiene while avoiding transmission of the virus from one to another.