Bollywood actress Vidya Balan is donating a 1000 PPE kits for medical doctors and different medical workers who’re battling on the frontline to maintain us protected from the lethal COVID 19.
Vidya has additionally collaborated with movie star shout-out platform Tring to boost donations to offer further 1000 PPE kits, together with Manish Mundra of Drishyam Movies and photographer cum movie producer Atul Kasbekar.
Vidya Balan took to Instagram urging all to donate to the trigger. She wrote: “Namaste, it’s important that we offer PPE (Private Protecting Tools) kits to our healthcare staff for his or her safety on this #WarAgainstCovid19. I’m donating 1000 PPE kits for our medical workers and have partnered with Tring to boost donation for an additional 1000 PPE kits that are in instant want throughout India for our medical doctors and medical workers.”
The actress additionally introduced a reward to whoever is donating. She wrote: “On your contribution, I’ll ship you a private thanks video message recognising your generosity.”
The “Mission Mangal” star additionally shared a video message on Instagram the place she talks in regards to the scarcity of PPE kits in India’s hospitals and explains why is it essential to donate for a similar.
Within the video, Vidya says: “Within the battle in opposition to COVID 19, our healthcare professionals are like troopers on the border combating for our well being and freedom. Identical to we equip our troopers for a battle, we should do the identical with our medical workers.”
“There’s a important scarcity of PPE that’s private protecting gear for our senior medical doctors, residents, nurses and ward boys of their every day work. They arrive into fixed contact with affected sufferers and if one medico is affected, the complete unit of 8-12 healthcare staff is quarantined for 2-Three weeks. Consequently, lots of our hospitals are usually not performing at full capability. Be a part of me in altering this now,” she added.
Akshay Saini, co-founder of Tring acknowledged: “We’re very grateful to Vidya who has been very beneficiant and has donated 1000 PPE kits in her particular person capability, along with the a number of different donations she is doing.”
Every PPE package value Rs 650 consists of 1 coverall laminated and waterproof, nitrile gloves, goggles, face shields, 3-ply surgical masks, and shoe covers, knowledgeable the actress.