During these chaotic circumstances caused by the pandemic COVID-19, it is crucial to respect all the preventive measures in order to contain the spread of the virus. According to World Health Organization (WHO) "the majority of those who are infected with COVID-19 have a self-limiting infection and do recover. However, we know that a minority go on to suffer more severe disease, with 10% of cases requiring intensive care unit admission."
Older adults are at a significantly increased risk of severe disease following infection from COVID-19. This is a very important observation. COVID-19 is also creating disastrous economic ripple effects, leaving people unemployed or underemployed, and with no or little means to take care of themselves and their families. Especially as quarantine is hopefully coming to its conclusion, many families ran out of their savings, which they used to buy necessities. AYALA Charity foundation provides services such as cleaning, delivery of groceries and necessary medications in Almaty. Currently, with the support of SAMSUNG, AYALA support 40 veterans of the war and the labor front of the city of Almaty with the services mentioned earlier. With your support and help, we aim to help more families in need such as large families, low-income families, families that are raising children with limited abilities. With the support of private donations, AYALA has already helped them, the average price of a food set + diapers was about 30,000 tenge (71.5 USD). AYALA can continue to help them, however they do not have a sponsor for this project. Plus, every day AYALA receives new requests from people who are left without work, people who have elderly people in their families or children with limited abilities.
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More information on AYALA you could find here.
There are many people in need now, there are infinite needs and wants, however resources at our disposition are scarce. This calls for prioritization and it is what economics is all about. We therefore, decided to prioritize and create two campaigns which were important to us, this campaign is about helping the vulnerable: elderly people, during these times where self-isolation is crucial for their safety. The second one which truly will save lives every day, what is more important than a life and being able to help save one, we think it is something everyone, who can, should do.
There are many groups of people in our society who require help right now, we would like to push everyone to think of others, to think of more vulnerable people, to spread love and lead by a good example.
Stay home and be safe!