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1127 Covid-19 Relief Work for Commercial Sex Workers and Transgenders continues…

posted Jul 23, 2020, 2:45 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jul 23, 2020, 2:45 AM ]
Pune (Koregaon Park), July-2020: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) in joint collaboration with AXA Business Services is reaching out to yet another 2200 poor and needy in the slums of Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad. In this phase II of the covid-19 relief work; kits containing ration, toiletries and hygiene kits were distributed to commercial sex workers and transgenders in the Don Bosco campus at Koregaon Park.

Fr Rolvin D’Mello (Executive Director – DBDS) speaking on the occasion thanked AXA Business Services for sponsoring this project. During these relief operations social distancing and all the other government compliances were strictly adhered to. Through these relief operations DBDS and AXA is reaching out to the most vulnerable categories like commercial sex workers, physically challenged, transgender, widows, etc.

Since April 2020 DBDS has DIRECTLY touched the lives of more than 1,60,000 poor and needy – providing for their basic needs during this challenging time of Covid-19 pandemic.
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