On June 24, 2020, Aster Volunteers honoured the Covid Warriors at Hind Humanitarian City, Al Warsan, UAE. This event featured felicitations and distribution of special honours and certificates. These heroes of humanity extended selfless support towards people in a Covid-19 Isolation Camp at Hind Humanitarian City. While the war is not yet over, we are grateful to the people who fight battles everyday in service of the community.
Aster Volunteers has partnered with Aster Primary Care and Dubai Health Authority to conduct screening camps for Covid-19. Their tireless efforts are helping us combat the pandemic, one test at a time. These screening camps conducted through the day and night go to show that our volunteers have persisted through this global crisis.
A musical evening in aid of Aster KIND and Aster Sick Kids Foundation, Nightingale Sings for Children was an event where celebrated singer K.S. Chitra performed. The funds raised are going to be used to treat children with various critical health needs from developmental disabilities to intensive care across various hospitals in India.
A clean chit from the desert. And our national animal.
Aster Volunteers and Emirates NBD employees joined hands to clean up plastic wastes from Al Qudra Desert. The initiative saw 181 participants gather to remove up to 79 bags of harmful waste to save the desert and its inhabitants - our camels. This is one of the many initiatives under Green Choices which aims to make the world a greener place and usher in a future we all would like to live in.
Many communities around the world do not have access to healthcare. This has become especially difficult during the Covid-19 situation. Aster Volunteers Mobile Medical Services strives to bring medical services like temperature screening, medicines, and check-ups to these communities. 16,184 people were positively impacted by this initiative across 5 countries.
Food, kits, and essentials can go a long way for the less fortunate during the Covid-19 crisis. Aster Volunteers take to the streets in Dubai, Kochi, Kottakal, Kannur, and Bangalore to help those in need. Feed the Hungry initiative ensures that thousands of people don't sleep on an empty stomach. Impacted about 47,879 people with 273,863 meals
We're conducting a series of Facebook live sessions to help people cope with the current COVID 19 pandemic. These sessions are hosted by expert doctors from Aster hospitals. Log on to facebook.com/AsterVolunteers to know more.
The Aster Volunteers Green Choices program will initiate a series of activations that will enable us to shift to a more sustainable future. We firmly believe that sustainability should be at the core of our business, and this is the first step.