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KHUDOL initiative of Manipur declared by UN among the Top 10 Global Initiatives

KHUDOL initiative of Manipur declared by UN among the Top 10 Global Initiatives

The United Nations on 22 May 2020, listed the KHUDOL initiative of Manipur among the top 10 initiatives across the globe to combat COVID19 pandemic.

Key Points:

  • The KHUDOL(gift) initiative is run by a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Ya_All and is a crowdfunded initiative of Manipur.
  • The initiative aims at ensuring that food is supplied and health services are provided to LGBTQ community, the daily wage earners, people affected with HIV, children and adolescents.
  • Under the initiative, more than 100 volunteers have been mobilized who have provided assistance to more than 2000 families and individuals with 1000 health kits, 6500 sanitary pads and 1500 condoms.
  • The Ya_All NGO was founded in 2017 and means Revolutionary in Manipuri and works with a focus on the organization of mental health workshops and looks after the health and well being of LGBTQ community.
  • The North-Eastern state of Manipur has been more helpful to the transgender community in comparison to the other States during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
  • An inclusive, safe space for transgender returnees has been created by Ya_All model.
  • The NGO in collaboration with the local Thangmeiband United Club and Imphal West district administration has provided separate rooms and toilets for transgender and queer individuals and has also set up a ramp for the differently-abled at a quarantine centre in Imphal’s DM College of Teacher’s Education.

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