Nepal is in an acute emergency situation.
The number of COVID-19 cases has increased dramatically in recent weeks. Almost every second person tested is COVID-positive (the official figures are not correct!). The consequence of this are overcrowded hospitals (patients are lying in the corridors and at the entrances), lack of oxygen, far too few doctors and nursing staff - the situation is desperate, there is a lack of everything.
And there is a lack of money.
For those who are lucky enough to be admitted into hospital, a bed costs between CHF 55 and CHF 400 per day! Every doctor's visit, every medication – everything has to be paid extra. The poor cannot even afford a single mask for a few pennies.
For more than a year we have been distributing food in different parts of Kathmandu. But we need to do more! We are planning to set up a mobile clinic to care for people in their homes and to carry out hygiene and prevention work. For this we need your help! Your donation will support the purchase of an ambulance and urgently needed items such as oxygen, thermometers, pulse oximeters, masks, COVID-19 tests, vitamins, painkillers, etc. For all this we are hoping to fundraise CHF 50,000 / USD 55,000 / GBP 40,000.
We ask you today for your generous support so that we can help quickly where help is so urgently needed now. Thank you very much!