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Hygiene Kits Provided to the Most Vulnerable During Covid-19 Crisis on World Water Day

Helping hand for relief and development

Published on March 22, 2020

The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus or Covid-19 has affected countries worldwide causing approximately 292,000 to be infected and leaving over 12,000 people dead as of March 22, 2020. As governments, medical workers, and scientists struggle to contain and eliminate this viral outbreak, global citizens are doing their part in ensuring safety through self-distancing and confinement.

As we celebrate World Water Day, the most vulnerable populations around the world are ill-equipped to handle this extremely infectious disease. It is a tragic crisis in the making especially for refugees and poverty-stricken people living in close quarters.

Helping Hand for Relief and Development’s (HHRD) regional and international teams are taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of team members and more importantly beneficiaries.

In lieu of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal # 6 as well as, the well-being of those in need HHRD’s Water for Life and Water Sanitation and Hygiene programs are providing hygiene kits and workshops to the most needed areas of Tanzania, Kenya, Pakistan, Afghanistan and to refugees in Jordan.

Each hygiene kit contains essentials such as soap, teeth cleaning sticks, towels, aqua tablets, water purifying bottles, and more. Through handwashing workshops, HHRD supported orphans as well as, other vulnerable people such as refugees, widows, and the elderly are instilling healthy habits of hygiene.

You can help these vulnerable families and refugees by donating at

Ranked among the top 5% of 9,000 NGOs, HHRD has received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator over the past seven years. HHRD is a member of Inter-Action as well as, an accredited charity by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. With an overall score of 98.23 out of 100 HHRD has earned the trust of US donors.

HHRD is a global humanitarian organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disastrous situations all over the world regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, class, and religion. To donate please visit or call 1-888-808-4357(HELP). HHRD is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Tax ID# 31-1628040.

Executive Editor