Representatives of three organizations discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the poor and marginalized, and on development.
Youth pilot program for skill-building, fitness, and intergenerational empathy.
“We are all in this together no matter what age, race, religion, or background.” 300 residents come together to help reduce the shortage in the local blood supply.
Robotics engineers discuss the Mars 2020 mission and the new rover.
Volunteers provide boxes of food to those in need at the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Memphis.
The pharmacy where Suleman Daya works in Clarkston, GA has remained open seven days a week throughout the pandemic, though with fewer staff members than usual. Despite the difficulties this has caused, Suleman continues to learn and find new ways to serve the population of Clarkston, including introducing a delivery service.
The Jamat in several cities collaborates with local organizations to provide food for those in need.
As the coronavirus continues to affect so many people around the world, what keeps us going is the courage and tireless work of the healthcare and frontline workers who are risking their lives to keep us safe. However, the shortage of personal protective equipment, even for healthcare workers, has added to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
How an organization uses technology to connect people and encourage greater understanding and empathy
The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center hosted Waidehi Gokhale, CEO of Soliya, for an interview on using technology to create an interconnected world. This interview aired on The Ismaili TV on June 22, 2020.
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Many in the Jamat around the country have been moved by the lack of adequate personal protective equipment available to healthcare workers and other frontline responders during this COVID-19 crisis. These dedicated professionals are risking their own lives to save others. Others have been concerned about the plight of those unable to work, and who are finding it difficult to provide food for their families at this time.
Some of these generous individuals are being recognized in this series for taking their own initiative to make a difference, and for illustrating the ethics of our faith by reaching out to those in need.