Manipur’s “Khudol” has been listed among the top 10 global initiatives for an inclusive fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The listing of the initiative among the top 10 global initiatives was done by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth. “Khudol” initiative was launched by an Imphal-based NGO “Ya_All”.
Food, health and hygiene requirements of the LGBTQI+ community, people living with HIV, daily-wage earners, children and adolescents is being ensured through the initiative “Khudol”. It is a crowdfunded initiative which has mobilised a network of 100 volunteers, to fulfill basic needs of around 2,000 families and individuals.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Ya_All is an Imphal-based NGO which was founded in 2017 to organise mental health workshops.
- Founder of Ya_All: Sadam Hanjabam.
- United Nations Envoy on Youth: Jayathma Wickramanayake.