Lockdown: The Real Cure For All? by Shritama Sarkar

By Volunteer Shritama Sarkar, FHI Bangalore It’s 10.45 at night. I’m having dinner with my family, all our eyes glued to the television screen and our ears deeply listening to each word of the news. After dinner, my father tells me to sleep in time as I have a Zoom class in the morning. College…

The worse is yet to come by Adhithya Mohan

By Volunteer Adhithya Mohan, FHI Kochi The novel coronavirus is spreading like a wildfire and has impacted almost every country on the earth. The pandemic is going to affect all of us in different ways, but its impact on the underprivileged children will be way more than on anyone else. The virus has so far…

But the growth shouldn’t stop by Kratika Trivedi

By Volunteer Kratika Trivedi, FHI Lucknow When we talk about this cataclysmic pandemic taking a ride all over the world, what we envision is disfiguring of the economy of the country, mass exodus of the labour class, enfeebling industries and a lot more as major concerns. Although, these are the extremities that need to be…

The Pandemic and Beyond by Uppasana Baruah

By Volunteer Uppasana Baruah, FHI Guwahati  From extension of lockdown to decrease in supply of food items in stores, the pandemic corona has got us all agitated. Adults or children, the impact of nationwide isolation is stressful and feverish. With the shutting down of schools and colleges, children have been devoid of education and learning….

An unprecedented crisis posing numerous challenges by Nidhi Lohia

By Volunteer Nidhi Lohia, FHI Kolkata The normal lifestyle took an unprecedented turn with the outbreak of the pandemic- the spread of the novel Covid-19. The pandemic has brought our lives to a standstill, with the economy in a state of absolute doldrums. This pandemic has affected every section of society, especially the poor. Those…