With the first wave of Covid-19 hitting India in March this year, a percentage of sales from this month reached families in unfortunate situations in Bangalore through Headstreams, India. The focus of their efforts through Covid-19 were three-fold:
- food security (through the provision of food and hygiene kits)
- child safety and protection (socio-economic-educational support)
- livelihood strengthening (emergency funds, restarting livelihoods)
Headstreams is a non-profit organisation working since 2008 to bring about positive change in society by promoting free play, open learning and sustainable livelihoods. It focuses on self-reliance and community development through the facilitation of creative skills to enhance growth and well-being. Headstreams has been recognised as one of the leading pioneers in re-imagining learning through play.
Read more about Headstreams and the work they do at www.headstreams.org