Twitter donates USD 15 million for COVID-19 relief in India

Twitter donates USD 15 million for COVID-19 relief in India
Twitter donates USD 15 million for COVID-19 relief in India

Twitter has announced the donation of USD 15 million to help address the Coronavirus/Covid-19 crisis in India which is battling the  2nd wave of  Coronavirus. On Monday, Twitter CEO Jack Patrick Dorsey wrote on the  Twitter that $ 15 million (Rs 110 Crs) has been donated to 3 non governmental organizations, Sewa International USA, Aid India, and Care.

$10 Million to CARE, $2.5 Million each to AID India and SEWA International USA. Care is a humanitarian organization fighting the global poverty.

Twitter said the grant of USD 10 million will support Care’ urgent action to help address the deadly second wave of  Coronavirus infections devastating India.

Sewa International is a Hindu faith-based, non-profit service organization.  According to the latest report,  Sewa International has spent more than 6 million dollars in the last fifteen days to procure lifesaving equipment such as ventilators, BiPap, CPAP machines and oxygen concentrators as part of its Campaign ‘Help India Defeat COVID-19’. Sewa International, non-profit service organization, shipped 260 Inogen oxygen concentrators, 1,000 oximeters,  and 9 BiPap machines from New York on 7th May. UPS Foundation partnered with the  Sewa International to import them to New Delhi.  The equipment will be distributed to the  government hospitals and Coronavirus care centers and hospitals.